‘Secrets’ – Modern Simple GTK4 App to Store Your Passwords in Ubuntu / Fedora

Looking for an app to store your passwords? Secrets is a good choice for those using GNOME desktop. “Secrets” is a free open-source password manager that integrates perfectly with GNOME desktop and provides a modern and easy to use user interface. It’s formerly Password Safe (nothing to do with pwsafe). Since v6.0, it’s called Secrets.… Continue reading ‘Secrets’ – Modern Simple GTK4 App to Store Your Passwords in Ubuntu / Fedora

How to Install Linux Kernel 5.16 in Ubuntu 20.04 & 21.10

Linux Kernel 5.16 was released a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 21.10, and/or Linux Mint 20.x. Kernel 5.16 comes with many new features. Here are some of them: Initial DisplayPort 2.0 Support For AMD Radeon Driver. Intel Protected Xe Path for Gen12 graphics. Intel AMX support for Sapphire… Continue reading How to Install Linux Kernel 5.16 in Ubuntu 20.04 & 21.10

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How to Quickly Find Mouse Pointer in Ubuntu 20.04 / 21.10

For Ubuntu 20.04+ and other Linux with GNOME desktop (e.g., Fedora workstation, Debian and Arch Linux), there’s an extension lets you quickly locate mouse pointer. The extension is called “Jiggle“. It highlights the mouse pointer position when it moved rapidly by applying 3 cool animation effects: Cursor Scaling, Spotlight, and Fireworks. User may choose one… Continue reading How to Quickly Find Mouse Pointer in Ubuntu 20.04 / 21.10

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Mozilla Firefox 96.0 Released! Significantly Reduced Main-thread Load

Mozilla Firefox 96.0 was released today. The new release focuses on performance and security improvements. Firefox 96.0 significantly reduced the main-thread load, improved noise suppression and automatic gain control for better overall experience. It now enforces the Cookie Policy: Same-Site=lax by default which helps defend against Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. The release also fixed… Continue reading Mozilla Firefox 96.0 Released! Significantly Reduced Main-thread Load

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This Tool Adds More Display Scaling Levels for Ubuntu Gnome on X

As you may know, Gnome control center (aka settings) has “Fractional Scaling” option since Ubuntu 20.04, allows to change scaling level for HiDPI displays. By default, user may scale up to 125%, 150%, 175% and 200% to make Ubuntu (or other GNOME based Linux, such as Fedora) to be read easily. In this tutorial, I’m… Continue reading This Tool Adds More Display Scaling Levels for Ubuntu Gnome on X