Hashbrown – Simple Tool to Verify Your Downloads By Checking File Hash

To verify downloaded packages, we do hash checks. And Hashbrown is a simple graphical tool to generate or verify file hash in Linux Desktop. Software developers often provide cryptographic hashes along with downloads, for users to ensure the file or program matches the source. Usually, they are MD5, SHA-1, and SHA-256 hashes. Ubuntu comes with… Continue reading Hashbrown – Simple Tool to Verify Your Downloads By Checking File Hash

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Toggle Light & Dark Mode for Flatpak Apps in Ubuntu 20.04+ / Linux Mint

Using Flatpak apps in Linux? You may found that Flatpak app appearance does not change when toggling light & dark mode or switching to another app theme. As more and more apps publish Linux packages via Flatpak, I have a few of them installed in my Ubuntu laptop. However, the apps stick to the light… Continue reading Toggle Light & Dark Mode for Flatpak Apps in Ubuntu 20.04+ / Linux Mint

How to Shorten Dock Panel & Move ‘Show Applications’ to Top in Ubuntu 21.10

After installed the new Ubuntu 21.10, one of the top things to do is tweaking the left dock panel. Via “System Settings -> Appearance”, you may change the panel position to bottom, adjust icon size, and enable auto-hide. However, the 9 dots ‘Show Applications’ icon sticks to the bottom which is not movable. Move ‘Show… Continue reading How to Shorten Dock Panel & Move ‘Show Applications’ to Top in Ubuntu 21.10

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How to Login Remote Ubuntu 20.04 Server with Passwordless SSH Key

For those having Ubuntu or other Linux server (e.g., Debian, CentOS and Fedora) remotely, here’s how to login without password using SSH key authentication. Compare to user password login, SSH key authentication is more secure because only the person who has the key allows to connect, and the keys are well encrypted by different algorithms.… Continue reading How to Login Remote Ubuntu 20.04 Server with Passwordless SSH Key

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How to Install The Latest Kodi 19.2 via PPA in Ubuntu 21.04, 20.04

This simple tutorial shows how to install the latest version of Kodi media center in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 21.04, and their based systems, e.g., Linux Mint 20, Elementary OS 6 and Zorin OS 16. Kodi, formerly XBMC, is now at version 19.2 “Matrix”. It fixed some possible crashes caused by missing timer type,… Continue reading How to Install The Latest Kodi 19.2 via PPA in Ubuntu 21.04, 20.04