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KDE Plasma 5.25.1 Fixes Frustrating Linux Desktop Bugs a Week After Last Release

The new KDE Plasma release eases pain for Linux desktop users, but is it enough to make Linux a mainstream desktop OS? Only a week after introducing KDE Plasma 5.25, the KDE developers have released version 5.25.1. This release fixes a number of bugs, including improved support for multiple monitors. What’s New in KDE Plasma …

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How to Zip and Unzip Files With Gzip on Linux

How to Add Users on Linux

fatmawati achmad zaenuri/Shutterstock.com Adding users to a Linux computer is a basic administration task, and there are several ways to achieve this. Each method has benefits and drawbacks. We explain three different techniques for you. Computers Need Users A personal computer without a user doesn’t really amount to much. Linux supports multiple users. Whether they …

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Manjaro 21.3 Linux Lands With Enhanced Desktops

Despite new desktops, Manjaro Linux 21.3 plays it safe under the hood. Could this make it the Ubuntu of Arch? Manjaro has announced the latest version of its namesake Arch Linux-based distribution, version 21.3, codenamed “Ruah.” The new version features several major enhancements, including new versions of all the supported desktop environments. What’s New in …

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Proton 7.0-3 Release Boosts Linux, Steam Deck Game Compatibility, but Will It Entice Gamers to Switch to Linux?

Proton 7.0-3 fixes headaches on Linux with major games like Elden Ring, but Valve may need to do more to get gamers to pick up a Steam Deck. Valve Software, the creator of the popular Steam PC gaming platform and hit titles like Half-Life and Portal, has announced the release of Proton 7.0-3, improving Linux …

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Fwupd 1.7.8 Takes the Pain Out of Linux Firmware Updates

Could the new version of the firmware updating tool mean better Linux desktop support in the future? Fwupd version 1.7.8, a tool for updating firmware from Linux, has been released. The new version adds more supported devices and improves existing hardware support. What’s New in Fwupd 1.7.8? Fwupd 1.7.8 mainly concentrates on enhancing hardware support. …

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The 7 Best Command-Line Music Players for Linux

Linux has a powerful command line, and it is an essential utility for major operations in the Linux operating system. It is particularly useful for system-level administrative tasks such as installing or uninstalling software, folder or file operations, user management, and much more. Linux command line also provides a unique and not-so-well-known music player feature. …

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