How to Change Default Torrent Client for Magnet Links in Ubuntu 20.04+

When clicking a magnet link in Chrome browser, it pops-up with “Open xdg-open” option allows to launch the default app to start the downloading. Unlike Firefox, Google Chrome does not offer an option to choose which app to handle the link. Instead, it launches the default app directly. For those want to change this default… Continue reading How to Change Default Torrent Client for Magnet Links in Ubuntu 20.04+

Single click to Open Magnet Link from Clipboard via KTorrent / qBittorrent in KUbuntu

Most torrent clients today have ability to detect clipboard for magnet links. However, after copied an URL link, user has to manually open the downloading app and then click ‘Open URL’ (or ‘Add Torrent Link’) option to let it paste the link automatically. Instead of using web browser pop-up to choose app to open an… Continue reading Single click to Open Magnet Link from Clipboard via KTorrent / qBittorrent in KUbuntu

Wine Stable 7.0 Released! How to Install in Ubuntu 20.04 / Linux Mint 20

After a year of development, Wine, the software for running Windows apps on Linux finally released new stable 7.0 version with over 9,100 individual changes. What’s New in Wine 7.0: In Wine 7.0, most modules have been converted to PE format (Portable Executable, the Windows binary format) instead of ELF. This helps various copy protection… Continue reading Wine Stable 7.0 Released! How to Install in Ubuntu 20.04 / Linux Mint 20

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This Extension Adds Transparent Clock & Date Desktop Widget in Ubuntu 20.04+

Want to display time and date on your Ubuntu Desktop as widget? Without Conky or any other app, there’s now Gnome extension can do the trick by adding a live clock on your wallpaper. It’s ‘Showtime’, an extension based on the Budgie Desktop widget. It displays transparent live digital lock, weekday, as well as date… Continue reading This Extension Adds Transparent Clock & Date Desktop Widget in Ubuntu 20.04+

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This Indicator Shows Laptop’s Battery Health in Ubuntu 20.04, 21.10

Want to check your laptop battery status in Ubuntu or other Linux? There’s a small indicator applet that can do the job in GNOME desktop. “Battery Status” is the free and open-source indicator applet developed by Lorenzo Carbonell, a software developer behind touchpad-indicator and my weather indicator. It displays an icon on GNOME top bar… Continue reading This Indicator Shows Laptop’s Battery Health in Ubuntu 20.04, 21.10