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How to enable the Google Meet grid view

A single Google Meet meeting has the capacity for 100 participants, for free. It’s why it often beats out other online meeting tools such as Zoom which cap the maximum number of participants and the meeting time.   Google Meet grid view Google Meet’s large participant capacity means that it can be used for  meetings that will quite a few people...

How to compress images on Linux with Curtail

If you’ve got large image files on your Linux PC and need to compress them, the easiest way to do it is with Curtail. What is Curtail? It’s a super user-friendly, easy-to-use application that Linux users can use to compress image files. Here’s how it works. Installing Curtail on Linux The Curtail image compression application is available to all...

How to read Wikipedia from the Linux desktop

Have you ever wanted to read Wikipedia from the comfort of your favorite Linux desktop environment rather than relying on Firefox or Chrome? As it turns out, thanks to the Wike app, it is possible. What is Wike? It’s a dedicated Wikipedia client for the Linux desktop. It does everything Wikipedia does in your favorite web browser, but it is a standalone...

How to clean metadata from files on Linux

Are you a Linux user that values your privacy? Don’t like the idea that the pictures and video files you put on your computer have sensitive information? If so, you’ll like Metadata Cleaner. What is it? It’s an app that allows you to get rid of all of the metadata in files that can share personal information. Here’s how to use it. Installing Metadata...

How to install Raspberry Pi OS with desktop on Raspberry Pi 4

The Raspberry Pi 4 is seriously impressive, with some considerable hardware improvements over the Pi 3. As a result, many are picking it up to use as a Linux computer. One of the best operating systems to run on the Pi 4 is Rasberry Pi OS. Here’s how to get it set up. Downloading Raspberry Pi OS with desktop Before you can get going with Raspberry...

How to unmount hard drives on Ubuntu

If you need to unmount a hard drive in Ubuntu, the fastest and easiest way to do it is with Gnome Disks. Gnome Disks is a disk management tool. With it, users can manage hard drives, USB devices, and everything else storage-related.  To start using Gnome Disks in Ubuntu, open it by searching for it in the app menu. If you cannot find Gnome Disks,...

How to play Just Cause 3 on Linux

Just Cause 3 is a 2015 action-adventure game developed by Avalance Studios and published by Square Enix. In this game, the player controls Rico Rodriguez as he returns to his homeland of Medici. Here’s how to play it on Linux. Just Cause 3 on Linux Just Cause 3 works reasonably well on Linux. However, the only way to get it working is with Proton...

Google Meet: Join a meeting from a link

Google Meet has been around for years, and long before a great deal of people found themselves going online during the pandemic. One of Google Meet’s major strengths is that most people already have it. You can use it with a Google account (or without one), and it’s free.  Google Meet doesn’t have many of the restrictions that you’ll find in a free...

How to update the Telegram Linux desktop app

Are you excited about the latest Telegram Desktop features, but your Linux client is out of date? Do you need to know how to update Telegram to the latest and greatest on your Linux PC but can’t figure it out? We can help! Follow along as we go over how to update Telegram on Linux! Ubuntu update instructions To update the Telegram desktop application...

Zoom recurring meeting: How to set it up

Meetings are held for all sorts of reasons; some are one-time meetings while others (NIT, Stand-ups, sprint review meetings etc) occur repeatedly, often at the same time but on different dates. For these recurring meetings, users can create and send out an invite individually or they can create recurring meetings which allows a single invite to cover...

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