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Veracrypt – An Open Source Cross-Platform Disk Encryption Tool

Filesystem/Volume encryption has become paramount to the masses in the IT industry due to the varying advantages it presents including protection of sensitive data, military-grade encryption standards, password keys to prevent unwanted access, and an encrypted file/drive only the encryption software can access among others. Veracrypt is a cross-platform and open-sources on-the-fly encryption tool that was […]

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youtube-dl-gui – A Cross-Platform GUI for youtube-dl

YouTube is one of the product names that will probably never require an introduction. The online video-sharing platform headquarter in California, United States. Created and ran by 3 friends in February 2005 until when it was purchased by Google in 2006, YouTube is among the world’s most visited websites; second only to Google Search. YouTube […]

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Plots – An Open Source Graph Plotting App for GNOME

In our world of today, spreadsheets function mainly as a means to provide quick and easy plotting methods for numerical data in various kinds of graphical charts. Graphs provide us with an effective way to visualize data and demonstrate the relationships between large data sets no matter their size. You can use Plots to create […]

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Shells – Powerful Cloud Computer in Your Browser

Shells is a multi-platform virtual environment that enables you to turn your Playstation, Tablet, Smartphone, Xbox, or Oculus into a computer. With only a single click, you can turn the Shells virtual environment into a powerful, cloud-driven workspace for both personal and professional tasks without leaving your browser! You might be asking by now, “what […]

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How to Install Mate Desktop 1.24 on Ubuntu 20.04

After about a year of hard work, developers of MATE desktop announced the release of MATE Desktop 1.24 and sent a message of appreciation to all participants in the project. MATE Desktop offers Linux users an intuitive, beautifully filled, and moreover, attractive user interface with all the traditional analogies. The new version of MATE Desktop […]

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How To Install Cinnamon 4.8 on Ubuntu 20.04

Cinnamon is a Linux desktop environment that is designed to provide users advanced and innovative features with a traditional feel and experience. It is originally a fork of the popular GNOME shell. Cinnamon 4.8.5 was recently released and it brings about a lot of changes under the hood. Clement Lefebvre who is the leader of […]

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Solus OS 4.1 Released with Brand New Desktop and Other Improvements

Free and Open-source Solus OS recently released its most significant upgrade to version 4.1 (Fortitude) and now features a brand new desktop experience, updates to its software stacks, and hardware enablement. Desktop Environments Solus offers a multitude of desktop environments, ranging from the feature-rich and modern as follows. Budgie Desktop Solus ships with the latest […]

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Signal – Beautiful Secure Multi-Platform Instant Messaging App

Signal is a free beautiful, open-source, and secure multi-platform instant messaging application. It features a modern design with controls that are easy to use thanks to its familiar user interface that is consistent across the different platforms. It employs state-of-the-art end-to-end encryption powered by its open-source ‘Signal Protocol‘ which keeps user communication secure. While there […]

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The 25 Best Games for Linux and Steam Machines

When I was first introduced to Linux and the Open Source community gaming was an issue that users always complained about. Interested gamers always had to use wine or implement one workaround or the other. There were either not good enough drivers to run certain games on Linux or the games themselves weren’t available for the […]

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