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HPLIP 3.24.4 Released with Debian 12 null& New Printers Support& New Printers Support

This tutorial shows how to enable .jxl file support for system image viewer, GIMP, and some other apps in Ubuntu 24.04, Ubuntu 22.04, Ubuntu 20.04, and even Ubuntu 18.04. JPEG-XL is a new image format by JPEG committee. It supports both lossy and lossless compression, and includes features such as animation, alpha channels, layers, thumbnails, […]

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PPA Updated for Installing KeePass2 2.57 in Ubuntu 24.04

For those who are sticking to KeePass2 password manager, here’s an Ubuntu PPA contains most recent .deb package for Ubuntu 24.04, Ubuntu 23.10, Ubuntu 22.04, Ubuntu 20.04, and Ubuntu 18.04. Linux has a native KeepassXC password manager, though KeePass2 is still available for choice, which runs in Linux through Microsoft’s mono software framework. Ubuntu includes […]

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Set up Lightweight Socks5 Proxy Server in Ubuntu 24.04 / Debian 12

This is a step by step beginner’s guide shows how to install and set up a lightweight Socks5 proxy server in Ubuntu or Debian. Due to poor network connection, I decided to set up a proxy server on my remote VPS for playing an online game. However, the tutorials on the web are mostly using […]

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Enable & Enhance Touchpad Gestures in Ubuntu 24.04 | 22.04

This tutorial shows how to enable (or improve) touchpad gestures in Ubuntu 24.04, Ubuntu 22.04, and Ubuntu 20.04. Not only for the default GNOME, but also for XFCE, MATE, and other desktop environments. GNOME introduced multi-touch gestures support since v40, however, it only works on the default Wayland session, and supports only 3 finger swipe […]

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Enable Some Cool Window Animations in Ubuntu 24.04 GNOME

This tutorial shows how to enable some cool animations, when moving, opening, closing, minimizing and restoring app windows in Ubuntu with default GNOME Desktop. All the animations here are handled by GNOME shell extensions, meaning they will also work in Fedora Workstation, RHEL 9, and other Linux with GNOME desktop. NOTE: These animations will consume […]

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Install Google Earth in Ubuntu 24.04 | 22.04 (Step by Step)

This is a step by step beginner’s guide shows how to install Google Earth Pro or Enterprise Client in Ubuntu 24.04, Ubuntu 22.04, and Ubuntu 20.04 Today we can use Google Earth easily in web browser or mobile phone. For those still need a desktop app, it’s easy to install in Debian/Ubuntu through: either Google’s […]

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Automatically Create, Delete, Write to Files on Startup in Ubuntu

This tutorial shows how to automatically create, delete files/folders, and/or write parameters into config files at startup in Ubuntu and other Linux using systemd. This can be useful if some configuration do not persistent and reset to default on every boot, or you want to clean up something either on every boot or after every time […]

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Install HandBrake Video Transcoder 1.8.0 in Ubuntu 24.04

This is a step by step guide shows how to install the most recent Handbrake video transcoder 1.8.0 in Ubuntu 24.04 and Ubuntu 22.04. There’s also an option for those who are stick to the old Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and Ubuntu 16.04. Handbrake is a popular free open-source tool for converting video from nearly […]

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Set up Google Drive for Local Folder Sync in Ubuntu 24.04

This simple tutorial shows how to set up Google Drive, so you can access and sync files between the cloud and local folder in Ubuntu 24.04. Ubuntu with default GNOME desktop has built-in option to map Google Drive onto local folder. For other desktop environments, such as MATE, XFCE, and Unity, there’s also a graphical […]

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Enable Login & Log Out Sound in Ubuntu 24.04

This is a step by step guide shows you how to enable the event sounds (system sound or custom sound) for login and log out actions in Ubuntu 24.04 LTS. When booting Ubuntu 24.04 from a live USB, it plays a sound after logged into the desktop. The sound however does no longer play after […]

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Install LibreOffice Office Suite in Ubuntu 24.04

This is a beginner’s guide shows how to install (or Remove) the popular LibreOffice Office Suite in Ubuntu 24.04 LTS. LibreOffice is a free open-source office suite, that works in Linux, Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android, and ChromeOS. It includes a word processor, spreadsheet program, presentation, vector graphics editor, math app, and database management program. And, […]

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Enable Automatic Login in Ubuntu 24.04 & Flavors

This simple tutorial shows how to automatically login a user account in Ubuntu 24.04 and its flavors, such as KUbuntu 24.04, XUbuntu 24.04, Ubuntu MATE 24.04, and Ubuntu Unity 24.04. The auto login feature is handled by the display manager service in most Linux. It varies depends on your desktop environment and user configuration. Here […]

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Auto Reset User Account to Original State in Ubuntu 24.04

This tutorial shows how to automatically reset a user account in Ubuntu after every reboot. All user files, extensions, personal app data, browsing history will be completely removed, so it just looks like it was when you created it. It’s useful for computers for public use. Resetting user account, makes it always logs into Ubuntu […]

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How to Shrink, Move or Expand System Partition in Ubuntu 24.04

This is a beginners guide shows how to decrease, move, and/or increase file/system partition in Ubuntu 24.04 LTS. Sometimes you need to shrink a partition to free up some un-allocated disk space for other use. Or Ubuntu system is a bit small, that you need to increase its size for long time use. In my […]

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How to Encrypt Your Home Folder in Ubuntu 24.04

This is a step by step beginner’s guide shows how to encrypt your home directory in Ubuntu 24.04 LTS. As you may know, the new installer in Ubuntu 24.04 only supports encrypting the entire disk. If you want to dual boot Ubuntu with another OS in single disk, there’s no option so far to encrypt […]

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How to Install Chromium (Deb Edition) in Ubuntu 24.04 | 22.04

This tutorial shows how to install the most recent Chromium web browser as native .deb package in Ubuntu 24.04 and Ubuntu 22.04. Like Firefox and Thunderbird, the popular Chromium web browser in Ubuntu repository is a Snap package that runs in sandbox environment. For those who don’t like Flatpak and Snap packages, there are few […]

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How to Install & Use NVIDIA Driver in Ubuntu 24.04 | 22.04

This is a step by step beginner’s guide shows how to install NVIDIA proprietary driver in Ubuntu. And, how to switch between Intel/AMD and NVIDIA GPU, run specific app/game with NVIDIA while leaving others rendered by integrated graphics card. While installing Ubuntu, the wizard provides an option to install the NVIDIA proprietary driver alongside. If […]

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How to Make Apps Start at Center in Ubuntu 24.04

In Ubuntu desktop, most app windows by default start at top-left of screen. It’s quite annoying, since you have to move app window before it’s ready for use. So, in this tutorial I’m going to show you how to tweak you desktop, to make it start app window at screen center automatically. Center App Windows […]

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Fix Missing App Icon in Left Dock / Panel in Ubuntu 24.04

Got app windows that do not show their icons on left (or bottom) dock panel? This tutorial may help to fix the issue in Ubuntu 24.04. App icons that you see in system app launcher are handled by .desktop files. This kind of config file usually include a line Icon=app-icon-name, so Ubuntu and many other […]

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Top things to do After Installing Ubuntu 24.04 Noble Numbat

After doing a fresh install of Ubuntu system, users usually have to do a list of configurations before the system is ready for use. And, here are a list of the top things I can tell for the Ubuntu 24.04 LTS. 1. Install back some default apps If you didn’t choose “Extended selection” option while […]

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