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Toggle keyboard keys in Linux using terminal commands

It is easier to use GUI tools to setup keyboard shortcuts, but sometimes you need to map certain keys for typical purpose (e.g swapping caps and esc when using vim). In this tutorial I will try to list different linux tools that you can use to do these tasks (you might have to install them […]

2048 Download Ubuntu

Hold on, I’ll be with you in 2 secs. Make that 4. Maybe 8. What? It’s been 16 minutes? Crikey! 2048 mania has swept over the world (though by the time you read this it may have dissipated, such is the fickle nature of viral gaming in a post-Flappy Bird world). The game, inspired by […]

Kubuntu 14.04 Beta 2 Screenshot Tour

Kubuntu 14.04 Beta 2 is available for testing. Try it out now if you want to help debug before our release in April 2014. General improvements throughout the applications and libraries await. Development of Kubuntu 14.04, the Trusty Tahr is ongoing and bugs are fixed every day.

B1 Free Archiver: a simple solution

Switching to Linux requires users to abandon their usual set of favourite programs and to employ what is available. In terms of archive utilities the first and most obvious choice is the GNOME desktop environment File Roller. But does a Linux neophyte ready to get into all that stuff at once? Let’s face it – […]

Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 Beta 2 Screenshot Tour

We’re preparing Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 LTS, the Trusty Tahr, for distribution in 17th of April 2014. With this final Beta (Beta 2) release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for our next stable version. We have some interesting things happening. Gnome-shell 3.10 is now included. GNOME Classic session is included.

Maxthon Browser Extends Reach into Linux Territory

Over the years, the Maxthon browser (formerly known as MyIE2 way back in the day) has spread its reach beyond Windows and into different platforms, including the Mac and three mobile OSes: Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. Wondering where the love for Linux is at? You don’t need to wonder anymore, because you can now […]