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How to Run Android Apps on Linux

Ever wanted to run an Android app on Linux but didn’t want to mess with debugging bridges, development environments, or sideloading apps? An app called Anbox makes it possible, and we show you how to use it….

10 Basic Linux Commands for Beginners

Just getting started on Linux? Making yourself comfortable with the command line is essential. If you’re already familiar with command line utilities, you’ll find that Linux and Mac share much in common, but Windows commands …

What’s New in GNOME 41?

Linux desktop environment GNOME 41 was released on September 22, 2021. Coming hot on the heels of GNOME 40’s paradigm-shifting workflow changes, does GNOME 41 deliver anything of substance? We spin it up to see….

What’s New in Linux Kernel 5.14

As Linux turns 30 years old, kernel 5.14 has been released. It contains the usual broad offering of internal below-the-hood fixes and user-visible changes. Let’s take a look at the major improvements and benefits….

How to Use the fsck Command on Linux

All of our important data sits in a file system of one type or another, and file system issues are bound to happen. On Linux, we can use the fsck command to find and fix file system errors.

What Is Machine Learning?

To learn a skill, we gather knowledge, practice carefully, and monitor our performance. Eventually, we become better at that activity. Machine learning is a technique that allows computers to do just that….

What’s New in GNOME 40?

GNOME 40 has more than a new numbering scheme. Along with its new look comes a new way of working. The old vertical metaphors are gone, replaced by horizontal theming and layouts. Let’s take a closer look….

What Is “root” on Linux?

The root user is the most powerful entity in the Linux universe with limitless powers, for better or worse. Create a user? Got it. Annihilate a file system? Whoops, got that too.

How to Install Signal for Desktop on a Chromebook

Signal, the secure encrypted messenger app, doesn’t offer an app for Chromebooks. The Android version won’t run on Chromebooks, either—but, by using the Chrome OS Linux subsystem, you can easily install and use Signal. Here…

How to Install the Tor Browser on a Chromebook

The Tor Project says that you can’t run the full version of the anonymizing Tor browser on a Chromebook. But, by using your Chromebook’s Linux subsystem, you can install and use it very easily. Here’s how….

How to Get a Graphical Device Manager for Linux

There are endless Linux command-line utilities that show the details of your computer’s hardware. HardInfo displays all that information in an easy graphical interface. It’s like Windows Device Manager for Linux….
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