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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 […]

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 […]

Why BASH aliases are awesome!

Recently, I’ve been playing around with different shells such as zsh, bash and fish and I’ve settled on the default bash shell. For those of you who aren’t aware, BASH or GNU BASH is a UNIX shell command language. It has been around for more than 28 years and it […]

A Sleek And Minimal Weechat IRC Config

Whether you like it or not, it is sometimes handy to have terminal applications which not only look good but they also come handy when there is no desktop environment or compositor running. There are a handful of IRC clients which are worth using and they all offer a myriad […]

Firefox 57 Review – Two Weeks Later

Mozilla’s Firefox took the media by storm with it’s new and improved Quantum engine and redesigned user interface. Despite being “30% faster than Chrome”, many of the users have been left disappointed with the lack of extensions from the get-go due to the WebExtension requirement. In this article, I’ll be […]