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How To Add Third Party Repositories And RPMs In Fedora

Using Fedora means accepting that third party software on Linux that you use on a daily basis will never be included by default. This is inconvenient, but not the end of the world. That’s because there are some great services

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How Do I Find Missing Software On Ubuntu?

Ubuntu users enjoy some of the best selections of software on Linux, it’s not all great. Due to the slow release cycle of the popular Linux distribution, some users find themselves missing updates to popular software. One of the best ways

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Amazon’s Making Big Changes With Whole Foods, Like Making Echo Speakers ‘Farm Fresh’

You’ve probably heard the whole story about Amazon having purchased Whole Foods by now. Maybe you’ve even seen a meme or two here and there. It’s all to be expected with the new […] The post Amazon’s Making Big Changes

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How To Set Up Firejail On Linux

Linux has a reputation of being fairly secure, and out of the big three operating systems it runs into far less issues when it comes to privacy. Still, as secure as Linux can be, there’s always room for improvement. Introducing

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Water, Water Everywhere in New Twelfth Doctor Comic

Things get a bit icy for our comic book heroes when the Twelfth Doctor and Bill Potts encounter a pair of old foes in part two of Richard Dinnick’s “The Wolves of Winter.” […] The post Water, Water Everywhere in

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Jared Garfield Joins ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Cast

Bradley Walsh may or may not be the Thirteenth Doctor’s new companion. But one thing’s for sure: Jared Garfield will play the First Doctor’s traveling mate this Christmas. The Hollyoaks star has been […] The post Jared Garfield Joins ‘Doctor

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Microsoft Says Xbox One X is the Fastest-Selling Xbox System Ever

Earlier this week, Microsoft made the Project Scorpio edition of its upcoming Xbox One X available to pre-order. Despite its hefty $500 price point, the system quickly sold out. The console has done […] The post Microsoft Says Xbox One

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The 5 Best Video Editing Apps For Linux

These days, having a video editing program on your operating system is crucial. If you’re new to Linux, you may be unaware on some of the great video editing tools that Linux has to offer.  The Linux platform has a

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Assassin’s Creed and Final Fantasy XV Collaboration Announced

Now, this is an Assassin’s Creed unity we can all get behind. Square-Enix and Ubisoft have announced a collaboration that will see the Assassin’s Creed and Final Fantasy franchises pay homage to one […] The post Assassin’s Creed and Final

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The 5 Best Torrent Clients For Linux

Torrenting is a very controversial term these days. People automatically take it to mean downloading copyright protected content illegally. The reality is that the torrent protocol is an incredibly fast and easy way to transmit files from one place to

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The iPhone 8 Might Be Revealed September 12

I’m a very qualified Apple fan. I prefer PCs to Macs. I love my iPad but think it’s ultimately unnecessary. And while I never looked back after jumping from Android to iOS, I […] The post The iPhone 8 Might

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5 Ways To Edit A PDF On Linux

The PDF file format is a real pain. It’s non-linear, and difficult to easily manipulate. Unfortunately, it’s also the preferred format for online documents and forms which means you have to use it whether you like it or not. Sometimes

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Patent Shines Light on Facebook’s AR Glasses

From social network to tech titan, Facebook has grown from a limited-membership website to a global phenomenon. But it isn’t stopping at online features: The company is reportedly working on a pair of […] The post Patent Shines Light on

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5 Ways To Speed Up Ubuntu

Ubuntu Linux doesn’t require the latest hardware to run. It can run on fairly dated hardware but performance will vary. If you’ve just installed Ubuntu Linux and wish it ran a little faster, then read on. In this article, we’ll go

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The 5 Best Linux Distributions For Gaming

A lot of people stick to the Windows platform because it’s considered the best for gaming. Many users who prefer Linux only stick to Windows for the gaming experience but gaming on Linux isn’t as bad as people make it

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Xbox One X Now Available For Pre-Order, Scoop Up That Scorpio!

We saw it teased as Project Scorpio last year, we got to play it for ourselves at E3 this year, and finally this fall we’ll get to own the most powerful video game […] The post Xbox One X Now

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A Guide to the Currency of Westeros

I had the pleasure of meeting Helen earlier this year and getting introduced to Shire Post Mint. I was completely blown away by the quality, detail, hard work, and heart that goes into every […] The post A Guide to the

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Chloe and Nadine Kick Ass and Take Names in Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’s Launch Trailer

We’re only four short days away from the release of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. To celebrate the game’s launch, Sony has released a brand-new trailer that’s packed with all sorts of crazy action. […] The post Chloe and Nadine Kick

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The 4 Best Text Editors for Developers on Linux

Few topics in the Linux community get users as passionate as the subject of text editors. Everyone has their favorite, and countless reasons as to why they prefer it over others. The trouble is, there are a lot of different

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Chun-Li Gets a Makeover in Marvel vs Capcom Infinite

Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite‘s graphics have received criticism almost from the beginning. One of the chief complaints was over how Chun-Li and other character’s faces looked. Capcom promised it would eventually address this […] The post Chun-Li Gets a Makeover

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