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What’s New in GNOME 41?

GNOME 41 is due 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’s New in elementary OS 6 “Odin”

There are many Linux distributions (distros) that people claim are good replacements for Windows or macOS. But there are few that have that explicit goal, other than elementary OS, whose sixth major release, “Odin,” was relea…

How to Update Arch Linux

Has the time come to update your Arch Linux system? Whether you’re on pure Arch or an Arch-based distro like Manjaro and Garuda Linux, we’ll show you how to safely update your system with one or two simple commands….

The 6 Best Lightweight Linux Distros

If your Windows or Mac computer is old and struggling to keep up, installing Linux can give it a fresh lease of life. Lightweight Linux distributions are designed with speed and efficiency in mind, making old computers usable…

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’s New in Debian 11 “Bullseye”

Debian, the progenitor of many other Linux distributions, has made release 11 available in the testing stage. Are you weighing the virtues of upgrading, or are you just curious about the changes? Today, we’ll take a look at t…

What’s New in Linux Mint 20.2 “Uma”

Linux Mint, one of the more popular Linux distributions, has released version 20.2, nicknamed “Uma.” It comes with new features, upgraded internals, and other changes. Today we’re taking a closer look at what’s new….

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 Hide All Desktop Icons on Mac

Is your Mac desktop a mess? Don’t really want to organize everything? Don’t worry, you can use a terminal command to quickly hide all desktop icons before sharing your screen on a work call or taking a screenshot….

Docker for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know

Docker creates packaged applications called containers. Each container provides an isolated environment similar to a virtual machine (VM). Unlike VMs, Docker containers don’t run a full operating system. They share your host’…
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