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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 […]

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 Install Visual Studio Code In Fedora

Visual Studio Code over the past few years has risen in popularity and many programmers that are after an IDE are now using it. I won’t be reviewing Visual Studio Code in this article but rather showing how you can install Visual Studio Code on Fedora and have it update […]

How To Fix Tearing in Xubuntu With XFWM 4.13

XFCE is an amazing desktop environment period. Not only does it stay out of the way by being lightweight and robust, but it also can be customised beyond recognition. Unfortunately, there is currently one issue with XFCE and that is screen tearing which can only be fixed with using compton […]

How To Turn Your Caps-Lock Key Into Escape In Linux

Ever since I started learning Vim, I’ve been using escape more than ever. With Vim, you are constantly hitting escape when switching between modes and that means you have to stretch over to the escape key. Although it isn’t a lot of work, when you are constantly doing it for […]