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Kiran Kumar

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Hi there! I'm Kiran Kumar, founder of FOSSLinux.com. I'm an avid Linux lover and enjoy hands-on with new promising distros. Currently, I'm using Ubuntu as a daily driver and run several other distros such as Fedora, Solus, Manjaro, Debian, and some new ones on my test PC and virtual machines. I have a day job as an Engineer, and this website is one of my favorite past time activities especially during Winter ;). When I'm not writing for FOSSLinux, I'm seen biking and hiking on scenic trails. Hope you enjoy using this website as much as I do writing for it. Feedback from readers is something that inspires me to do more, and spread Linux love!. If you find a time, drop me an email or feedback from the 'Contact' page. Or simply leave a comment below if you found this article useful. Have a good day!
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10 Best Features in Fedora 29

Here are the best features you will notice in Fedora 29. Fedora is the best way to experience the purest form of the GNOME desktop environment.
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How to quickly change audio output to HDMI device in Ubuntu and Fedora

In this tutorial, you will see how to easily tweak settings to add audio output devices on to the status panel. This will let you quickly change audio output to the external device.
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How to install GNOME shell extensions in Fedora

GNOME shell extensions come in handy in opening doors to the thousands of tweaks to improve productivity, to enhance the user experience, and to install themes. Here is how to install them.

10 Best Features in Ubuntu 18.10, and How to Upgrade

ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) got released today after about 6 months of development. It will be supported until July 2019. Here are new features and how to upgrade.
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elementary OS 5.0 Juno released, download it now!

The much-awaited elementary OS 5.0 Juno has finally landed. It took close to a year to develop the biggest increment of the elementary OS. For those new to elementary OS, it is based on Ubuntu and uses its own Pantheon desktop environment. 

Plex Media Server now available as Snap app for Ubuntu, Here’s how to install...

Plex Media Server is now available in Ubuntu Software Center as a snap app. Canonical made this announcement, reiterating the benefit of Snap Store where users get a simple installation mechanism. The news was also announced by Plex engineer.
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Scheduling a automatic shutdown time in Ubuntu, Manjaro, and Fedora

Shutdown Timer is a useful GNOME extension that lets you easily schedule automatic shutdown conveniently from the system tray menu.
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How to safely create or resize partitions in Linux using GParted

Creating or resizing hard disk partitions is usually considered a risky process. One wrongdoing can render the PC unbootable and then comes a lengthy process of recovery. Not anymore!
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How to execute a .run or .bin package in Linux

For the apps that are not available through the Ubuntu software center, some developers package the executable in .run and .bin binary packages. This tutorial aims at providing you step-by-step directions on the method to install those binary packages.
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What is PPA in Ubuntu, and how to Add/Remove it

PPA is the short-form for "Personal Page Archive". In this Learn Linux guide, we shall take a deep look into the PPAs and how to add/remove them in Ubuntu.