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 ...

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 ...

HPLIP, the free open-source HP developed Linux driver for HP inkjet and laser based printers, released version 3.24.4 today! The development of HPLIP seems lagging behind. Rather than supporting for current Ubuntu 24.04, the new release adds installer support for ...

By releasing version 2.0 preview, DevToys is finally a cross-platform app that also works on Linux and macOS! DevToys is a free and open-source tools for developers. It features a set of offline tools all in one app window. They ...

Audacious, the popular lightweight audio player, released new 4.4 version this Wednesday! The new release of this free open-source music player restores Lyrics plugin for GTK interface, and adds new provider chartlyrics.com. Thanks to Michel Fleur, there’s now “Background Music” ...

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 ...

Looking for lightweight Linux Distributions that play smoothly on old PC or laptop with low end specs? Here are some of them for you! Advanced users can always install and set up a lightweight desktop environment manually on top of ...

GNOME, the default desktop for Ubuntu, expects to replace its core Totem video player with ‘Showtime’, which is still in development stage. Due to switch to GTK4, GNOME has replaced some of the core apps, including image viewer, text editor, ...

VLC, the popular free open-source media player, released version 3.0.21 after more than half a year of development. The release introduced AMD HQ Scaler support for Super Resolution scaling with AMD GPUs. Meaning, user can now use this AI-assisted feature ...

Linux Lite, the lightweight and beginner friendly Linux Distribution, released version 7.0 few days ago. Linux Lite is a free open-source (partly closed-source due to built-in proprietary apps, such as chrome) Distro based on Ubuntu LTS. It features customized XFCE ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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, ...