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Here are 4 Nice Firefox +68 Themes That You Can Try Out

Thursday 8th of August 2019 11:44:28 PM
Starting with Firefox 57, the famous web browser got a totally new extensions engine beside a lot of changes. Many of these changes rendered some famous theme addons void, as they no longer work with the new engine. However, it’s still possible to customize Firefox’s user interface to make it look great again. This is …

5 Places to get Open Source/Royalty Free Images

Sunday 4th of August 2019 04:10:50 AM
Pretty much any image you see on the Internet can be subject to copyrights. Copyrights mean that you are not allowed to use, redistribute, share or modify the image in any commercial or non-commercial activity unless stated as such by the copyright owner. This can be an issue for example if you are looking for …

Get Rainy Mood on GNOME Shell With the Focusli Extension

Tuesday 23rd of July 2019 05:22:20 PM
Rainy Mood is a very famous website/app that allows you to listen to the rain, air and thunderstorms sounds any time you want. It helps you to relax, or simply stay focused while trying to maintain your productivity. Listening to it on daily basis while doing your work or study for example can help you …

The Status of Fractional Scaling (HiDPI) Between Windows & Linux

Sunday 21st of July 2019 06:40:04 PM
There’s a special type of displays commonly called “HiDPI“, which means that the number of pixels in the screen is doubled (vertically and horizontally), making everything drawn on the screen look sharper and better. One of the most common examples of HiDPI are Apple’s Retina displays, which do come with their desktops and laptops. However, …

Burn Windows on USB from Linux via WoeUSB

Saturday 20th of July 2019 04:59:09 PM
A lot of us may need to install Windows side by side with Linux for many tasks, such as Office, games, or some other programs and tools that do not work on Linux distributions. One of the issues that could rise however is that many widely-used burning tools on Linux do not supporting burning Windows …

If You Are a Linux User, Make Your Next PC Powered By AMD

Monday 15th of July 2019 08:19:19 PM
While I was searching for a new on-budget laptop to buy, especially after my Lenovo Thinkpad x260 almost died, I did a lot of research specifically about what CPU & GPU vendors to choose, mainly because I use Linux only and I was worried about some rumors of compatibility and other issues. At the end …

9 Open Source Password Managers to Secure Yourself With

Thursday 4th of July 2019 02:41:15 PM
What is a Password Manager? A password manager is a special program that stores all the credentials of the websites/services you use, encrypts them or store them securely in another way, and then allows you to access those passwords any time you want using what’s known as a “master password”. Without the master password, no …

5 Open Source 2D Animation Software to Use

Wednesday 26th of June 2019 09:38:19 AM
An animation software is a special program that’s used to design a moving animation out of the objects required. Traditional painting/drawing software (Like Inkscape) do not support creating animation, as they are used just to make the objects or paint them, but they do not have some necessary capabilities to create a moving animation out …

Good List of 5 Open Source Remote Desktop Software

Friday 21st of June 2019 03:45:45 PM
Remote desktop is a very amazing feature that allows you to connect to, as its name implies, a remote operating system via a network connection so that you can control it from your current location. It’s a great feature because it has a lot of applications, such as helping your mom in fixing her broken …

Turn Gedit Into an Advanced Editor

Sunday 16th of June 2019 09:23:11 AM
Gedit is the default text editor in the GNOME desktop environment. It has been the default text editor on major Linux distributions for more than a decade now. The editor is indeed very simple and beautiful: Gedit is great because: It supports code highlighting out-of-the-box for many programming languages. You can customize the color palettes …

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If you want to know what IP addresses are actually in use in your network, your only option is pretty much to scan them all. Very often, this is something one would do using the ping command. Ping, which has been around almost as long as IP networking, is probably the best ways to test for connectivity to a given IP address. So, by successively pinging all IP addresses in a network, one can get a pretty good picture of which ones are in use and which ones are available. However, in all be the smallest of networks with only a handful of IP addresses, this can quickly turn into quite a chore. Fortunately, tools exist that will automatically scan a group of IP addresses and report on their responsiveness. Today, we’re reviewing some of the best IP scanners for Linux that will simplify your life when you have to scan IP addresses. Read more

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