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Capaldi Retrospective to Follow ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special

Save room after the ham and pie: BBC America is doling out a double (triple?) helping of Doctor Who this Christmas. As expected, holiday special “Twice Upon a Time” is scheduled to air […] The post Capaldi Retrospective to Follow

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How To Play Playstation Games On Linux

Linux has a great selection of emulators, including many different ones for the Sony PlayStation. There are a lot to choose from, but by far the most advanced and useful emulator for playing Playstation games on Linux is the PCSXR

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Ryan Reynolds Will Play Pikachu in Live-Action Pokémon Movie (Seriously)

Ryan Reynolds is a huge star these days thanks to starring in the wildly popular Deadpool movie. He’s now going to play another iconic nerd culture character, but it’s not someone (or something) […] The post Ryan Reynolds Will Play

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How To Set Up A DLNA Server On Linux

Linux offers a ton of different ways to deliver media over the network. For those with fancy server hardware, there is Plex and Emby. It’s also possible to share media files over NFS shares or a Samba server. However, if

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Why DC’s Darkseid is Better Than Marvel’s Thanos

We’re all still recovering from the epic first trailer for Avengers: Infinity War. The first part of the final phase of this first era of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings together Iron Man, […] The post Why DC’s Darkseid is

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How To Convert OpenSUSE Leap To Tumbleweed

OpenSUSE Leap is a rock-solid Linux distribution that offers a solid platform for serious people. Trouble is, being that it is focused on stability, the latest software updates tend to take awhile to show up. Instead of getting a newer

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How To Install Fedora 27

Fedora Linux is one of the most solid Linux operating systems if you’re trying to find a no-nonsense, open source workstation operating system. With it, users get a taste of the latest new software from Redhat, including features that will

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Sailor Moon Is Getting A New Stage Show Next Year in Paris

Sailor Moon is going to be coming back to the stage as a new show set in Paris next year. If you’re familiar with Sailor Moon, you likely already know this isn’t the […] The post Sailor Moon Is Getting

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How To Create Snapshots With BtrFS On Linux

Wish you create snapshots of data on your Linux PC just in case anything gets deleted? With the BtrFS file system, you can. Before you can create a BtrFS snapshot, you must first have a block device on Linux that

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Advent of Code Features Daily Programming Puzzles

On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: a series of small programming puzzles for a variety of skill levels. Every day through Dec. 25, Advent of Code invites […] The post Advent of Code Features

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Science Says Ancient Women Did Majority of Manual Labor, Were Stronger Than Modern Athletes

We get new evidence showing that ancient women weren’t just tough and strong, but that they were absolutely badass all the time. Today, though, a new study shows that ancient women had to deal […] The post Science Says Ancient Women

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Super Mario Cereal Box is Nintendo’s Newest Amiibo

If you’re a fan of Super Mario Bros. and of sugary breakfast cereals then we have great news for you. Kellogg’s and Nintendo are teaming up to release a cereal based on Nintendo’s […] The post Super Mario Cereal Box

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How To Play Super Nintendo Games On Linux With Snes9x

Emulation is a wonderful technology that fans of video games can use to study and enjoy old games from video game consoles, especially ones that aren’t in production anymore. One of the most popular consoles to emulate, especially on the Linux

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Own Summoner’s Rift With These League of Legends Gifts

League of Legends players, which Champion is your favorite? It’s okay if you can’t choose. There are way too many for you to be able to claim one that’s the best. It’s a […] The post Own Summoner’s Rift With

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How To Set Up An SSH Key On Linux

SSH is a great technology; you can use it to hide VPN traffic with it, secure you connection to websites, and more. The only problem is each time you try to log into a remote machine, you have to enter

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Geek Cyber Monday Deals: Save on 4K TVs, Laptops, and more

Cyber Monday is here, and retailers of all sizes are delivering steep sales online. So if you haven’t snagged a laptop, tablet, console, or 4K TV, now’s a good time to save before […] The post Geek Cyber Monday Deals:

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How To Install And Use TeamViewer On Linux

A really quick way to remotely connect to a Linux PC without hassle is Teamviewer. It’s a popular tool among IT professionals. In terms of software, it’s hard to beat. Especially since the tool not only offers a quick and

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How To Set Up X2Go On Linux

Looking for an easy way to remotely access your Linux desktop? Consider installing X2Go. It’s much more user friendly than something like VNC, and it doesn’t need a web browser like Chrome remote desktop. The best part is, it’s primarily

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Japanese Chain Lotteria’s New Steak Burger Looks Ridiculously Delicious

Japanese chain Lotteria is known for its outlandish sandwiches, huge burgers, and somewhat strange menu. Its latest creation, the Hamidashi (“Sticking Out”) Double Steak Burger, borders on the ridiculous, even though it also […] The post Japanese Chain Lotteria’s New

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The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that Netflix has a pretty […] The post The Best Sci-Fi On

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