How To Show Feedback While Typing Sudo Password in Linux

You’d think it’s trivial that the password feedback would be enabled in the terminal. Recently I found out through this article that I could show the asterisks while when running a command as root. Upon enabling it, I realised how much I actually like the visual feedback, so I decided […]

Updating My ThinkPad E480’s BIOS On Linux

It has been almost a year since I last updated my BIOS on my ThinkPad. I recently found out that there were a few improvements to performance and efficiency. I always thought BIOS updates were only possible through Windows but today I found a helpful tutorial on updating the BIOS […]

How To Increase Thunderbird Line Height

I’m a long time user of the Thunderbird email client. It is very robust, easy to use and the mail-filtering system is top-notch. Recently, I learned that you can increase the line height to improve readability. By default, messages and folders are quite close to each other which makes readability […]

Getting MATLAB to run on Fedora 30

Recently, I upgraded to the from Fedora 29 to 30 and everything went well but MATLAB R2018b wouldn’t launch. In this short article, I will share with you how I got MATLAB to run with the latest version of Fedora. For those running MATLAB on Fedora 30 or if you […]

How to stop Git from asking user credentials

When I started to use Git, I always found it frustrating that it kept asking me to enter my credentials every time I wanted to push to a remote repository. After some search, I found a way for it to remember my credentials for a period of time. The file […]

Taking a Look at MicroG

I’ve been on the hunt for yet another Android ROM and this time, I wanted something with MicroG. I found LineageOS with MicroG and I’ve been using it for some time now. That said, there are some who don’t have official LineageOS support which means they have to use other […]

How To Install MATLAB On Fedora 28/29

Recently, I was required to use MATLAB for a range of tasks and assignments but I wanted to install it on Linux. Thankfully, MATLAB works on Linux quite well and it even officially supports Ubuntu, Debian, OpenSUSE and RHEL. As for Fedora, it installs MATLAB without any problems however it […]

How To Move the GNOME App Menu

Upon reading an article on OMG! Ubuntu! about GNOME’s plan to bring the app menu back inside the window, it appears that many users aren’t aware that this option has been available for quite some time in GNOME Tweaks. If you want to move the GNOME App Menu inside the […]