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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 […]

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 […]