How to disable ‘recently used files’ in Ubuntu 18.04

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Sometimes it’s nice to see the files that you have recently accessed. They are in the file browser (Nautilus), just up in the top left under ‘Recent files’. Sometimes, however, you might have a secret […]

How to install Linux on a Macintosh and dual boot with macOS

Got one of those shiny Mac laptops, but Linux has you realising computer freedom is best? This is the definitive guide! UPDATED FEBRUARY 2019 Using a Macintosh is (mainly) a delight. The hardware is solid, fast, […]

Howto: Facebook Messenger on the command line

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Just as you thought life at the command line couldn’t get any weirder, it’s now possible to chat to your Facebook buddies on the command line whilst you geek out on your bash scripts! Here’s how […]

How to install Firefox Quantum and speed up your web browsing

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Foxy little number This week, the web’s been ablaze, on fire even (pardon the pun) with the release of Firefox Quantum. Apparently it’s 2x faster and uses 30% less memory than Chrome. In today’s just […]