How to Install Focalboard on Ubuntu Linux

This article describes steps one can take to install and use Focalboard on Ubuntu Linux.

Focalboard is an open-source alternative to tools like Asana, Trello, and Notion. It can be installed as a stand-alone application or integrated into the Mattermost platform on your own servers.

Companies and businesses can use Focalboard to help their developers stay aligned to complete tasks, reach milestones, and achieve their goals.

If you want a simple and intuitive Kanban style project management platform, you may want to take a look at Focalboard.

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How to Install Bitwarden Password Manager on Ubuntu Linux

This article describes steps one can take to install Bitwarden password manager in Ubuntu Linux.

Bitwarden is an open-source password management platform that stores sensitive credentials in an encrypted vault and can be synced across multiple devices.

Bitwarden is cross-platform. It supports Linux, Windows and MacOS. It provides two-factor authentication (2FA), auditing, password breach monitoring, and can be installed locally or in the cloud.

If you are looking for great power management service that is adaptable and scalable, you may want to look at Bitwarden.

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How to Install Podman on Ubuntu Linux

This article describes steps one can take to install Podman on Ubuntu Linux.

Podman (aka, Pod Manager) is an open-source tool designed to make it easy to find, run, build, share and deploy applications using containers and containers images.

If you already use Docker Container Engine and familiar with the command line, then Podman should be easy getting used to. It is part of the libpod library that doesn’t rely on the Docker daemon and is compatible with Docker.

If you are completely new to containers, we recommend that you check out the Introduction. For power users or those coming from Docker, check out our Tutorials.

Below is how to install Podman on Ubuntu Linux.

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How to Enable or Disable Fractional Scaling in Ubuntu Linux

This article describes steps one can take to turn on or off fractional scaling in Ubuntu Linux.

By default, Ubuntu Linux come with two scaling options: 100% and 200%. Most devices, including those with 4k or HiDPI support may work with the default scaling options.

However, if your device’s display resolution makes objects and icons too small with 100% or too big with 200%, you may want to enable fractional scaling.

Fractional scaling support is not automatic, and it’s disabled by default. If you want to use it, you will explicitly have to enable it.

Below is how to turn on or off fractional scaling in Ubuntu Linux.

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How to Change the Size of Icons on Dock Panel in Ubuntu Linux

This article describes steps one can take to change the size of icons on the dock or launcher in Ubuntu Linux.

By default, Dock (or apps launcher) in Ubuntu Linux has applications icons that are left aligned or docked on the left of the screen. You can move the dock to the bottom or right size of the screen if you want.

You can also change the size of the dock in Ubuntu Linux. The applications icons on the dock are proportional to the size of the dock. If you increase the icons size, you also increase the size of the dock.

So, if you have a small screen and you want to create a bigger work area, you can decrease the size of the icons, which also decreases the size of the dock.

On the other hand, if the icons are too small, you can increase them so that you can see clearly.

Below is how to change the size of application icons on the dock in Ubuntu Linux.

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How to Enable or Disable Automatically Save Screenshots in Snipping Tool

This article describes steps one can take to turn on or off automatically save screenshots with Snipping Tools in Windows 11.

Starting with the most recent version of Snipping Tools, you can now enable or disable automatically saving screenshots. In addition to being copied to the clipboard, they’ll now be automatically saved in PNG format in the Screenshots folder under Picture in your home folder.

This feature is enabled by default. If you don’t want to automatically save screenshots automatically, you can simply disable it, and the steps below show you how to do that.

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How to Turn On or Off Airplane Mode in Ubuntu Linux

This article describes steps one can take to enable or disable Airplane mode in Ubuntu Linux.

By now you probably know a thing or two about airplane mode. If not, here’s a brief overview; airplane mode gives you a quick way to turn off all wireless communications on your PC, smart phone and mobile devices.

If you’ve travelled by airplane recently, you may have heard the attendants asking to put all wireless communication devices in airplane just before the plane is about to take off.

This is done so that wireless devices don’t interfere with the plane’s communication systems.

There are multiple ways to turn on or off airplane mode on your computers. Some computers come with a dedicated airplane mode button that sits on top of the keyboard area and/or on either side of the computer.

The physical airplane mode switch on your computer allows you to quickly turn off or turn on wireless communications on your device.

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How to Enable or Disable Wi-Fi Hotspot in Ubuntu Linux

This article describes steps one can take to turn on or off mobile hotspot in Ubuntu Linux.

Ubuntu Linux devices with built-in mobile hotspot can share their internet connection with other devices over Wi-Fi.

This is useful in situations where you are at a remote area with a mobile (cellular) network only, and you wish to share your internet connection with other devices so they all can connect to the internet.

With your cellular equipped device, you can turn your Wi-Fi adapter into a wireless hotspot so others can connect to it, sharing the same mobile internet connection. Beware that when you share your cellular internet, your network data plan will be used and may cost a lot depending on where you are.

Once you share your Wi-Fi adapter as a hotspot, other devices will see it as a regular Wi-Fi network that they’re used to.

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How to Change Screen and Sleep Settings in Windows 11

This article describes steps one can take to change the Screen and Sleep settings in Windows 11.

By default, Windows will automatically turn off a device screen and put it into sleep mode after some time of inactivity to preserve energy and extend its battery life.

Under the power settings, you can choose two options: one is to turn off the device screen after some time when it detects no user activates while keeping the computer running in the background.

The second option will put the device into a low-power state (sleep mode) which shuts down the system but keeps user’s sessions running in memory. Simply pressing a key or mouse will resume from sleep.

The typically settings for screen and sleep in Windows 11 optimal for most users. However, if device is turning off the screen or going to sleep too quickly, Windows lets you change that setting.

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How to Enable or Disable Accent Color on Title bars and Windows in Windows 11

This article describes steps one can take to turn on or off “Show accent color on title bars and windows borders” in Windows 11.

Windows 11 can have solid pixel border around the title bars, windows borders and apps.

The color is active around the window borders and title bars when the window is in active view. Windows that are in the background don’t have the accent color around them.

If you don’t want to see colors around windows borders and title bars, you can quickly disable the accent color decorations around windows boarders and title bars using Windows Settings app.

Below is how to do that.

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How to Enable or Disable Dock on all Displays in Ubuntu Linux

This article describes steps one can take to turn on or off the dock or launcher on all displays in Ubuntu Linux.

The Dock or launcher shows you your favorite and running applications. You can add, remove and rearrange applications on the Dock in Ubuntu Linux. 

By default, the Dock will only show on the primary monitor or display if you have multiple monitors connected to Ubuntu Linux. You can choose to show the dock on the primary or secondary monitor, or on all displays.

If you have multiple displays and you want to show the Dock on all, follow the steps below.

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How to Show or Hide Trash on the Dock in Ubuntu Linux

This article describes steps one can take to hide or unhide the Trash icon on the dock in Ubuntu Linux.

When you install Ubuntu Linux, there are sets of default application icons that are automatically added to the Dock or launcher by default.

One such icon that is added to the Dock after installing Ubuntu Linux is the Trash. When you delete an item, it is moved to the Trash, where it is stored until you empty the trash.

You can restore items to their original locations if you decide you need them, or if they were accidentally deleted.

If you want to clean desktop or having the Trash icon on the Dock isn’t something you want, you can hide the Trash icon or unhide it if it’s hidden.

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