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How to Host Your Own VPN with Algo and Cloud Hosting

Companies all over the world sell VPN services to secure your online activity, but can you really trust a VPN provider? If you want, you can create your own virtual private network with the open-source Algo software, and the …

Why Am I Connected to Wi-Fi But Not the Internet?

It’s happened to all of us at some point. Your Wi-Fi signal is strong, but there’s no internet connectivity. That’s because Wi-Fi and the internet are two different things, and understanding the difference can help you troubl…

What Is about:blank, and How Do You Remove It?

If you see “about:blank” in your web browser’s address bar, you’re viewing an empty page built into your web browser. It’s a part of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, and other b…

What Is Reddit Karma and How Do I Get It?

Karma is Reddit’s voting system. The posts with the most karma are the ones you see on the front page. Reddit tracks how much karma each of its users has earned, too. We’ll explain how Reddit karma works and how you get it….

How to Clone a GitHub Repository

Cloning a GitHub repository creates a local copy of the remote repo. This allows you to make all of your edits locally rather than directly in the source files of the origin repo. Here’s how to clone a GitHub repository….

How to Change Your Disney+ Profile Picture

Whether your favorite Disney character is Baby Yoda, Elsa, or even Mickey Mouse, you can change your Disney+ profile picture to match. Here’s how to set a new avatar from your web browser or the mobile app for iPhone, iPad, o…

The Ultimate Guide to Enabling Dark Mode Everywhere

We’re big fans of Dark mode, so we’ve written lots of articles on how to use it in various apps, browsers, and operating systems. For your convenience, here’s everything you can switch to dark mode and how to do so, all in o…

How to Get Dark Mode for All Websites on Mac

Now that macOS Mojave has a dark mode, wouldn’t it be neat if all websites automatically switched to dark mode along with the system interface? It’s possible using the Dark Reader extension for Safari, Chrome, and Firefox….

How to Create a PDF from a Google Docs Document

PDFs are great for distributing documents around to other parties without worrying about format compatibility across different word processing programs. With Google Docs, you can create a PDF from an existing file without lea…

How to Convert Currency in Google Sheets

Rather than finding currency conversion rates manually, you can import up-to-date and historical currency exchange rates using the GOOGLEFINANCE function in Google Sheets. Using these rates, you can convert any currency to an…

How to Create a Gantt Chart in Google Sheets

A Gantt chart is a commonly used type of bar chart that illustrates the breakdown of a project’s schedule into tasks or events displayed against time. Google Sheets has a handy feature to help you create a Gantt chart for you…

How to Enable Reddit’s Dark Mode

Here at How-To Geek, we love dark mode and use it a lot. If you’re a Redditor and dark mode enthusiast, rejoice: Reddit’s site and mobile apps for the iPhone, iPad, and Android have a dark mode. Here’s how to turn it on….
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