Configuring Fonts for Thunderbird snap to Display Fonts Nicely

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snap is a software app bundle with dependencies included so that it can works in different Linux distributions. However, as most other software, snap has compatiblity issues. An app in the snap format is not 100% the same and compatible with the native version. One of the problem I find is that Thunderbird from snap
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GNONE 3 Screenshot Keyboard Shortcuts

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GNONE 3 provides screenshot tools and utils and also provides keyboard shortcuts which are convenient and quick to use. With the GNOME 3 screenshot keyboard shortcuts, users can make screenshots without having to open the Screenshot app. In general, there are 2 major categories of screenshot shortcuts: those to save the screenshot as a file,
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How To Install R and RStudio Desktop in Ubuntu Linux 20.04

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We ever discussed How To Install R and RStudio Server in Ubuntu Linux 20.04. If the purpose is to install a local RStudio IDE instead of a remote RStudio Server, we can install RStudio Desktop. In this post, we introduce how to install R and RStudio Desktop on Ubuntu Linux 20.04. For other Ubuntu version,
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Install R and RStudio Server in Ubuntu Linux 20.04

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R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics, providing a wide variety of statistical and graphical techniques. The R environment is open source software under GPL. R has rich software packages and is widely used for statistical analysis. RStudio Server is an R integrated development environment (IDE) that provides many useful features
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How to synchronize OneDrive and OneDrive for Business files in Linux using Insync

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OneDrive is one of the good cloud storage services available and there is a business version called OneDrive for Business. Microsoft’s Office 365 plan is widely used including Exchange Email service and OneDrive for Business. However, there is no official client released yet for Linux users. Insync is a third party cloud storage syncing software
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How to do screen recording on Wayland in Linux?

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How to do screen recording on Wayland in Linux? Many screen recorders do not work on the new Wayland. Using Green Recorder You may try Green Recorder which supports Wayland. Note: Green Recorder is no longer under development by the original author (Please check the project README for more details). It still works well for
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How to synchronize Google Drive and Google Docs files in Ubuntu/Debian/Mint Linux using Insync

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Google Drive is a nice cloud storage service. It provides a suite of nice online document spreadsheet and slide editors Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Slides. The collaborative editing and full history tracking features of Google Docs are excellent. Google Drive gives 16GB free storage which is pretty much larger compared to other free
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How to enable user themes in Ubuntu 18.04?

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The way for Ubuntu 17 to installing the gnome-shell-extensions package does not work any more for Ubuntu 18.04. How to enable user themes in Ubuntu 18.04? The updated gnome-shell-extensions package actually adds the User Theme extension back. You can use that. First, install the package sudo apt install gnome-shell-extensions Second, log out and login again
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How to change the logo shown during booting in Ubuntu?

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How to change the logo shown during booting in Ubuntu? I originally installed Ubuntu MATE 18.04. But I am using GNOME 3 now by replacing the DE. But the log shown during booting is still Ubuntu MATE’s. How to change it to another one? It is plymouth the application that manages the “splash” screen during
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GNOME 3 "Natural scrolling" mouse option does not work

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In GNOME 3 “Settings” -> “Devices” -> “Mouse & Touchpad”, after setting “Natural scrolling” to On, the scrolling is still as the same before (non-natural). How to fix this? This is likely related to the X11 driver. Remove the xorg-x11-drv-synaptics driver if it is installed. And install the xorg-x11-drv-libinput driver if it is not installed.
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How to install GNOME 3 in Ubuntu MATE 18.04?

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How to install the GNOME 3 (gnome-shell) desktop environment in Ubuntu MATE 18.04? To install gnome3 to Ubuntu, install these packages sudo apt install gnome-session gdm3 ubuntu-desktop During installation, the installation tools will let you choose the default display manager. You may choose gdm3. Then reboot you Ubuntu Linux and gdm3 will be shown. Click
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Making Evolution Not Wrap Lines in Composed Emails

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Evolution seems wrap long lines automatically in “Plain Text” mode. How to make Evolution not wrap lines in composed Emails? Evolution does not have (so far) “Flowing Text” mode where “the text is soft broken at the composer edge, but those soft breaks aren’t translated to hard breaks when the mail is sent” ( Reference:
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How to remove the bottom panel in gnome 3 classic?

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The gnome 3 classic’s bottom panel looks not useful to me. I do not use it. How to remove the bottom panel in gnome 3 classic? That bottom panel is from the “Window List” plugin. The gnome 3 classic package depends on that plugin package on CentOS 7 as far as I checked. And Gnome
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How to export Google Chrome password on Linux?

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How to export my Google Chrome password on Linux to a human-readable text file? In newer versions of Chrome, the passwords are stored using the encrypted password storage provided by the system, either Gnome Keyring or KWallet. We need to force Chrome to use a temporary profile folder with unencrypted password storage. Step 1. Connect
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How to change the display manager on Fedora Linux?

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The default display manager on my Fedora 22 is gdm. If I would like to change it to other display manager like KDM, LightDM or other, which is the portable and reliable method? You can use the “system-switch-displaymanager” tools to manage the display manager. This is possibly the most portable way. To install it: #
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I cannot login Ubuntu Precise desktop

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I cannot login desktop in Ubuntu Precise. It told me following errors: Could not write bytes: Broken Pipe… Check Battery Satte Actually, I tried many ways to solve this problem. It seems that something wrong with my lightdm software so, at last, I use gdm software to replace lightdm to kill this problem. Just install
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Good Cinnamon theme for Fedora 21 Linux?

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Any suggestion on good theme configuration for Fedora 21 Linux? My favorite combination of Window borders, Icons, Controls, Mouse Pointer and Desktop is as follows. All packages and themes are from Fedora repository or the Cinnamon repository. Remember to set the cursor theme for QT application like Google Chrome following: https://www.systutorials.com/4068/configuring-mouse-cursor-style-for-qt-applications-in-gnome-mate-desktop/ For this configuration, the
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