Month: May 2018

How To Play Nintendo DS Games On Linux With DesmuME

Back in its prime, the Nintendo DS was one of the most successful hand-held consoles of all time. Unfortunately, that time has passed, and Nintendo doesn’t sell the console in stores anymore. That’s why in this article, we’ll go over how anyone can play Nintendo DS …

Best VPNs for Microsoft Edge in 2018

Microsoft Edge is a web browser developed by Microsoft that replaced the aging Internet Explorer back in 2015. It was initially only available as the default browser in Windows 10, but since then versions for both iOS and Android have been released. Edge is a straightforward …

How To Fix Kodi “Update Failed” Error

One of the best features about Kodi is that it isn’t just a media centre for organizing and displaying your media files – you can also install add-ons to give you new functionalities like watching YouTube, watching Twitch, listening to music, and listening to podcasts though …

Stop Verizon Throttling: How to Speed Up Your Connection

In a clear violation of net neutrality, even before the voting took place in late 2017, the U.S.-based wireless service provider Verizon was caught artificially slowing down user speeds when accessing certain services. This practice of throttling largely affected Netflix and YouTube content, two sites that …

How to Get a Japanese IP Address From Any Country

If you travel a lot, or if you love to consume Japanese media like watching anime or reading manga, then you’ve likely come across issues with region locked websites before. Region locking, also known as geo locking, refers to the practice of restricting access to a …

What Is A Network Sniffer and What’s It Used For?

Public WiFi has become exceptionally common. You can find free WiFi at most eateries, at airports, and bus terminals. There’s also the fact that these networks are generally considered unsafe and dangerous because your information can be stolen by anyone willing to make an effort to …

How To Back Up A Thunderbird Profile On Linux

Linux users who use the Thunderbird email client know that the program doesn’t have a built-in method for backing up entire profiles on Linux. As a result, users looking to keep a steady backup of emails and user account data have to search for an outside …

How to Get a UK IP Address From Any Country

If you’re a British expat or if you like to watch British TV content, then you are likely to be in need of a British IP address. An IP address is assigned to your device when you go online and contains information about your current location. …

HPLIP 3.18.4 Released with Ubuntu 18.04 Support

HPLIP 3.18.4, an HP developed Linux drivers for HP inkjet and laser based printers, was released recently with Ubuntu 18.04 beta support and new printers support. HPLIP 3.18.4 adds support for following new devices: HP LaserJet Pro MFP M28a HP LaserJet Pro MFP M29a HP LaserJet …

How to Install GIMP 2.10 in Ubuntu 18.04, 17.10 via PPA

GIMP 2.10, a new major release of the most popular Linux image editing software, was announced a day ago with huge list of changes. The most notable changes in GIMP 2.10 include: Nearly fully ported to GEGL, allowing high bit depth processing, multi-threaded and hardware accelerated …

How to Install Darktable 2.4.3 in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

The open source photography workflow app and raw developer Darktable 2.4.3 was released a few days ago. Now it’s available via PPA for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 16.04. Darktable 2.4.3 is new bug-fix release that features: Support for tags and ratings in the watermark module …

VLC 3.0.2 Released with 150+ Bug Fixes (How to Install)

VLC media player 3.0.2 was released a few days ago. The release fixed more than 150 bugs since the 3.0.0 release, and improves decoding speed on macOS. Changes in VLC 3.0.2 include: Fix snapshotting with subtitles when using hardware acceleration Fix green/missing line/column when the picture …

How to Install Geary Email Client 0.12.2 in Ubuntu 18.04

Geary email client reached the 0.12.2 bug-fix release earlier today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10. Geary is a Gnome email client, which was originally developed by the Yorba Foundation. The latest release so far is Geary 0.12.2 that include following …

Kid3 3.6.1 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu 18.04

Kid3 audio tag editor 3.6.1 was released earlier today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 16.04, and/or Ubuntu 14.04. This bugfix release improves the speed when saving with a lot of unchanged files in the directory. It fixes wrong parsing of …

How to Install Sopcast Player in Ubuntu 18.04

This quick tutorial is going to show you how to install Sopcast Player in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. SopCast Player is designed to be an easy to use Linux GUI front-end for the p2p streaming technology developed by SopCast. There are a few PPAs contain the Sopcast …

How to Install Notepad++ in Ubuntu 18.04/16.04 via Snap

For those who want to install Notepad++ text editor in Ubuntu, though there’s already a Linux alternative called Notepadqq, a snap package of Notepad plus plus running with Wine now is available. Snap is an universal Linux package format with almost all required libraries bundled in …