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How to play Pandora radio in Linux using Pithos

Pithos is a light-weight Pandora radio client for Linux. It consumes lesser system resources than when playing Pandora radio via your web browser. Personally, I also like the comfort of keeping audio play separate from web browser, just to avoid unintended closing of Pandora when I just wanted to close internet browsing. 
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How to create Windows installer USB drive in Ubuntu, using Windows...

With ever dropping prices of USB flash drives, it makes sense to use an USB drive to create a installer drive from an ISO image or installer DVD. The advantages are the small form factor and ability to rewrite an updated installer any number of times.
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How to force enable hardware acceleration in Chrome, Chromium

Chrome and Chromium Browsers work great with hardware acceleration enabled. If the browsers sees incompatible graphics card (GPU) in your computer, hardware acceleration gets disabled by default settings, meaning all the load goes on CPU, when running a full HD video content in the browser.
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How to move the window titlebar buttons to left in Ubuntu...

One of the changes in Ubuntu 17.10 is the change in location of window buttons including Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons. In Artful Aardvark, these control features are located on the top right corner of windows, just like in most of other Linux distros and even Microsoft Windows desktop.
IP and MAC Address

How to find IP and MAC Address by command line in...

Another day, another command line tutorial. Today, let's talk about an important networking command in Linux, ip. This command is very useful to fish out network parameters of the Linux computer. It works on all Linux distributions including Ubuntu, Arch Linux, Debian, Fedora, and etc..

How to install GNOME Shell Extensions in Ubuntu 17.10

GNOME extensions are tiny apps that can change the look & feel of desktop, adds handy features to the desktop, and in the process can make life easier by increasing productivity. By default settings of Ubuntu 17.10, GNOME extensions are not enabled. Let's see how to get it installed and configured.

Stacer – Simplest way to optimize and cleanup Linux OS

Stacer is a completely free and one-stop system optimizer you have been waiting for. Its powerful features are easy to use in a nice looking user interface. The application is readily packaged as .deb and .rpm binaries, which can be used right away for installing it in Ubuntu.
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How to test internet speed using command line in Linux

Today, we will learn how to test internet speed from the command line via Terminal in various popular Linux distributions including Ubuntu, Fedora, and Arch Linux.

Check if a Linux PC is 64-bit or 32-bit by command-line

When it comes to determining performance of a computer or a operating system, most of you should have heard about 64-bit and 32-bit systems. Both these refer to the way a computer's processor manages the data. So, how to check if your Linux system is 32-Bit or 64-bit?
Ubuntu Recovery Tools

How to use Ubuntu GRUB Bootloader Recovery to fix System issues

Ubuntu comes built-in with some powerful recovery tools, which often resolves the issues in typical cases. To boot into Ubuntu Recovery tools, you must first boot into GRUB. Let's check out what things you can fix using this powerful tools!