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How to password protect Terminal in Ubuntu

Here is a guide on how to password protect the Terminal. Note that I'm not talking about the root password that is needed to execute any admin privilege commands with in the Terminal, but my intent is, a user will not be able to even see the Terminal interface itself without entering the root password.
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How to refresh desktop in Ubuntu without rebooting PC

You don't need to reboot entire PC everytime if you experience sluggish performance or may be if the desktop got non-responsive. Refreshing desktop environment is sometimes equally as effective as reboot. It saves you bunch of time and you don't need to kill the applications you are running. By refreshing the desktop, you’re only restarting the desktop environment.
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How to Resize Images by Command line in Ubuntu

Today, let's talk about how to resize images by command line via Terminal. Command line way of doing things have their own advantages. In most of the cases, it is highly efficient to use command line when doing things from a remote computer. Also, Terminal consumes least amount of system resources and is lightning fast.
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10 Best New Features of GNOME 3.28

GNOME 3.28 is released 25832 change points. With that many changes, we don't want you to fall asleep looking at the changelog. We will make life easier for you. Here is a concise and precise changelog which you really care about - the 10 best features of GNOME 3.28!
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elementary OS to get cool new installer, possible debut in Juno

elementary OS Juno could ship with a brand-new installer. Daniel Foré, founder at elementary OS has announced that the team is working with System76 to develop a all-new installer for elementary OS and Pop!_OS. Here are cool screenshots of the new installer.
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Ubuntu 18.10 install speed to get 10% faster using Facebook algorithm

Ubuntu developers ran a Zstandard speed test on the upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and noticed installation speed boosted by about 10%! The increase in speed causes a installer size increase by about 6%, meaning slightly more download time.
Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Flavors Download

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Beta released for official flavors, download now!

The upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, dubbed as Bionic Beaver is now released to the supported flavors including Ubuntu Budgie, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, and Ubuntu Kylin. Let's take a look at what's included in the Beta 1 builds. You can download the ISO builds for testing today!
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How to resize, convert images from right-click menu in Ubuntu

Does your nature of job deal with graphics and photos most of the times? I personally have to do lot of graphics work for this website as well as editing those family trip photos. One of most common image editing tasks is resizing those tremendously huge pictures straight out of camera.
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Solus to get brand new and super-fast Software Center

A much needed change in "Software Center" is coming soon to Solus. "Software Center" app which is used to download and install apps is actively being redesigned and revamped. Here's is what's new features coming in it!

How to add “disconnect” WiFi option in Ubuntu GNOME

Missing the Wi-Fi disconnect feature instead of entirely turning of Wi-Fi? No worries, this tutorial will add the "Disconnect" feature to the Wi-Fi panel in System Tray. We will be using GNOME extensions to enable the feature.