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NordPy: An Open-Source Linux Client for NordVPN

Tuesday 15th of October 2019 09:42:41 AM
NordVPN is a personal VPN software with the main focus on protecting user privacy and granting them access to regionally restricted content. It features a strong encryption protocol with a no-log policy and works with north of 5700 servers in at least 60 countries. It is available for Linux, Windows, macOS, AndroidTV, Android, iOS and […]

Torrential – An Open-Source Torrent Client for elementaryOS

Friday 11th of October 2019 07:11:38 AM
We have covered several torrent client applications on FossMint in topics such as 10 Best Cloud Torrent Service Providers and Best BitTorrent Client Apps for Linux in 2019. But as you already know by now, at least one new open-source application is created every other week. Today, I bring you an open-source application developed for […]

The Best WordPress Invoice Plugins in 2019

Monday 7th of October 2019 08:25:24 AM
Managing a business is never easy because selling stuff is not the only task you have to oversee. You also need to keep track of what your clients buy, which clients like what, which transactions were completed, whether refunds were requested for, how much you spend vs how much you ear, etc. Today, our focus […]

8 Best Plex Alternatives You Must Try in 2019

Monday 30th of September 2019 08:05:52 AM
Media Center’s are the ideal location to store pictures, music, and videos on pcs, smartphones or other devices. Their main role is to store media, like your pictures or movie. The user interface should make the content you want, simple to discover and playback. You may discover your patience tested, however, only to recognize that […]

7 Apps to Make FREE Group Conference Calls or Video Meetings

Tuesday 24th of September 2019 06:48:56 AM
The most obvious use case of group conference calls is for companies that want to operate in the same physical location but with employees sitting in different geographical locations. Then there are times when you want to coordinate or catch up with friends and family and just don’t cut it by typing it on the […]

Pixpa – Create Beautiful Portfolio Websites without Coding

Monday 23rd of September 2019 08:23:45 AM
Pixpa is a premium all-in-one platform that enables you to build beautiful websites, project galleries, e-commerce websites, etc using an easy-to-use drag-n-drop interface. Read Also: About.Me : Create A Free Personal Web Page for Branding It features beautiful, mobile-optimized website templates for photography, design, art, and architecture which you can customize to your liking as […]

10 Best CDN Providers to Make Your WordPress Website Faster

Thursday 19th of September 2019 06:34:41 AM
A Content Delivery Network is a mesh of servers designed to deliver cached static content from websites based on the user’s location. It boosts the performance of websites as well as provide protection against malicious activities e.g. bots. Research conducted by Strangeloop shows that websites can have 11% fewer page views and 7% fewer conversations […]

WP Rocket – Speed Up Your WordPress Website and Increase Traffic

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 06:38:32 AM
With the constant increase of new real estate on the World Wide Web, it is becoming more tricky to maintain your website’s relevance online for which you need to have a speedy website, among other factors. While there are several plugin options that you can use to speed up your WordPress website, today is when […]

About.Me : Create A Free Personal Web Page for Branding

Wednesday 11th of September 2019 06:43:13 AM
Branding is no more restricted to products or services. You can be an entrepreneur, a blogger, a photographer, a lawyer or an artist, the current situation demands branding yourself! Resumes are all gone now and personal Branding is getting popular and common as it makes easy to showcase your work and lets people know about […]

The Best WordPress LMS Plugins to Sell Courses Online in 2019

Tuesday 10th of September 2019 07:14:35 AM
If you are searching for the best Learning Management System (LMS) Plugin for your WordPress Website, then you have landed on the correct page. We have here compiled a list of the 7 best LMS plugin available currently. We have also added a price chart at the end so that you can easily compare and […]

14 Best Privacy-Focused Email Services in 2019

Tuesday 3rd of September 2019 09:43:32 AM
We’ve covered emails in a lot of our articles ranging from titles about the best email marketing services to Android email clients and several wonderful email client apps e.g. Mailspring. And while we have covered some email services that respect users’ privacy individually, we haven’t ranked them into a top list before. Today, we’re placing […]

Best WordPress Translation Plugins for a Multilingual Website

Thursday 29th of August 2019 07:28:56 AM
You might be thinking, which is the best WordPress translation plugin for a Multilingual Website. If you research, you’ll find a lot of options, circling on the internet. But which is the best plugin, and how to use it? Google suggests many, but how many of them are reliable? How to use a particular plugin […]

10 Best Sites to Download Free Ebooks

Wednesday 28th of August 2019 06:32:56 AM
Many of us in our childhood days admired to own a library. Isn’t it? But would that have been ever possible? Maybe, Maybe not! To make a library you would need a lot of books, and a lot of books would need a lot of money. Well, I have a piece of small good news […]

5 Best File Manager Apps for Android TV

Tuesday 27th of August 2019 07:20:58 AM
Android TV is a TV platform created and maintained by Google based on the Android Operating System to provide users with a smart way to watch their favorite content in a familiar environment. While there are a thousand and one file managers for Android smartphones, there aren’t that many for Android TV and only about […]

Best PayPal Alternative for Bloggers and Freelancer in 2019

Monday 26th of August 2019 10:51:40 AM
While Freelancing and Blogging was a fresh field a few years ago, Payments across the globe were only feasible through PayPal. This, however, has altered today and there are quite a few PayPal alternatives that guarantee easy payments across the nation for those freelancers and customers who found PayPal to be obstructive. These are genuine […]

How to Create a Group Email in Gmail

Friday 23rd of August 2019 07:23:27 AM
Groups are everywhere! While we only had real groups some years back, today there’s a complete shift and we mainly come across virtual groups! Talk about a fan club, there are thousands of virtual groups but you would not see many in the real world! So, why this shift? Well, people prefer connecting with each […]

Raccoon – APK Downloader for Linux, MacOS, and Windows

Thursday 22nd of August 2019 10:19:22 AM
We’ve covered APK stories before in articles like the one about F-Droid and Google Play Downloader, but never have we covered an app as cool as this one with a name inspired by the North American mammal, Raccoon. Raccoon is a free and modern open-source APK downloader application that enables you to safely download any […]

10 Best Free VPN Chrome Extensions of 2019

Tuesday 20th of August 2019 08:44:10 AM
In today’s world, almost everyone needs access to everything. You can be a person living in a restricted area or can be someone who is researching some content online or is just chilling watching content on Netflix. Whatever the case be, we need a VPN Chrome extension to get access to these blocked content. Along […]

Hubstaff – Work Time Tracking Software for Productive Teams

Monday 19th of August 2019 10:33:06 AM
Hubstaff is a modern time tracking software for growing businesses. Its features enable users to easily monitor work productivity, generate advanced reports that track progress, remotely track time using online time sheets, manage employee activities, etc. Its aim is to make users concentrate less on manually tracking projects and more on growing their business. Hubstaff […]

Best Free Antivirus Software for Mac

Monday 12th of August 2019 06:00:57 AM
Since the day I came to know about Mac PC, a Product by Apple, I always knew that it’s safe and secure. It doesn’t need any protection like windows or Android against threats like Trojan, malware, viruses, and others. But is this really true? And does this stand for in this new era in which […]

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MX-19 Release Candidate 1 now available

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The Linux Mint 19.2 Gaming Report: Promising But Room For Improvement

When I started outlining the original Linux Gaming Report, I was still a fresh-faced Linux noob. I didn’t understand how fast the ecosystem advanced (particularly graphics drivers and Steam Proton development), and I set some lofty goals that I couldn’t accomplish given my schedule. Before I even got around to testing Ubuntu 18.10, for example, Ubuntu 19.04 was just around the corner! And since all the evaluation and benchmarking takes a considerable amount of time, I ended up well behind the curve. So I’ve streamlined the process a bit, while adding additional checkpoints such as out-of-the-box software availability and ease-of-installation for important gaming apps like Lutris and GameHub. Read more

Something exciting is coming with Ubuntu 19.10

ZFS is a combined file system and logical volume manager that is scalable, supplying support for high storage capacity and a more efficient data compression, and includes snapshots and rollbacks, copy-on-write clones, continuous integrity checking, automatic repair, and much more. So yeah, ZFS is a big deal, which includes some really great features. But out of those supported features, it's the snapshots and rollbacks that should have every Ubuntu user/admin overcome with a case of the feels. Why? Imagine something has gone wrong. You've lost data or an installation of a piece of software has messed up the system. What do you do? If you have ZFS and you've created a snapshot, you can roll that system back to the snapshot where everything was working fine. Although the concept isn't new to the world of computing, it's certainly not something Ubuntu has had by default. So this is big news. Read more

Pack Your Bags – Systemd Is Taking You To A New Home

Home directories have been a fundamental part on any Unixy system since day one. They’re such a basic element, we usually don’t give them much thought. And why would we? From a low level point of view, whatever location $HOME is pointing to, is a directory just like any other of the countless ones you will find on the system — apart from maybe being located on its own disk partition. Home directories are so unspectacular in their nature, it wouldn’t usually cross anyone’s mind to even consider to change anything about them. And then there’s Lennart Poettering. In case you’re not familiar with the name, he is the main developer behind the systemd init system, which has nowadays been adopted by the majority of Linux distributions as replacement for its oldschool, Unix-style init-system predecessors, essentially changing everything we knew about the system boot process. Not only did this change personally insult every single Perl-loving, Ken-Thompson-action-figure-owning grey beard, it engendered contempt towards systemd and Lennart himself that approaches Nickelback level. At this point, it probably doesn’t matter anymore what he does next, haters gonna hate. So who better than him to disrupt everything we know about home directories? Where you _live_? Although, home directories are just one part of the equation that his latest creation — the systemd-homed project — is going to make people hate him even more tackle. The big picture is really more about the whole concept of user management as we know it, which sounds bold and scary, but which in its current state is also a lot more flawed than we might realize. So let’s have a look at what it’s all about, the motivation behind homed, the problems it’s going to both solve and raise, and how it’s maybe time to leave some outdated philosophies behind us. Read more