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How to Change Account Passwords on Linux

Passwords have been a keystone of account security for 60 years, predating Unix by nearly a decade. Learn how to use either the command line or the GNOME desktop environment to manage your passwords in Linux....

How to Create a Screencast on Linux

Want to make a screencast on Linux but feeling overwhelmed by the choice of tools and programs? We describe three ways to create a screencast. The quick and easy way, the hard-core and granular way, and the way we think is th...

How to Use YouTube’s Queue Feature

Unlike Netflix, YouTube was never really designed for binge-watching. You could install extensions, but they never worked well. Now, you can officially create a video queue from any page, sit back, and watch videos without le...

What Is Reddit Gold and Why Would You Want It?

You might have noticed some Reddit posts and replies have small golden icons next to them. These are “gilded,” which means someone spent real money to reward the poster with Reddit Gold. Here’s everything yo...

How to Customize Gmail on the Web

Gmail is an enormously popular email provider with an easy-to-use web interface. However, not all preferences and screen sizes work well with the default settings. Here’s how to customize the Gmail interface....

How to Create Desktop Shortcuts on Ubuntu

Desktop icons should be simple, but they’re not on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and newer releases like Ubuntu 19.10. Follow these easy steps to get desktop shortcuts for your favorite applications, just like on other operating sys...
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