Zathura: A Minimalist Document Viewer for Keyboard Shortcut Pros

Every Linux distribution comes with a document viewer app that lets you read PDF and other documents. Most of the time, it is Evince from GNOME that is displayed as Document Viewer in Ubuntu and some other distributions. Evince is a handy tool and supports a wide variety of document formats. However, there are other […]

UVdesk: A Free and Open-Source Helpdesk Ticket System

There are countless open-source solutions (including website creation tools and forum software) that power the web, and a helpdesk system is one of the vital areas that can benefit from it. UVdesk is a free and open-source PHP based support ticket system with impressive options that you can start for free. Here I shall mention […]

Fixing Flatpak Error: No remote refs found similar to ‘flathub’

So, I just installed Fedora. Installing my favorite applications was among the list of things to do after installing Fedora. I tried installing VLC in Flatpak form, but it gave me an error: error: No remote refs found similar to ‘flathub’ No remote refs found error displayed with Flatpak Fixing “no remote refs found similar […]

Three Fingers Swipe Not Working in GNOME 40? Here’s How to Fix it

GNOME 40 brought a radical new interface with a horizontal first approach. One of the features in this approach is a three finger swipe for touchpad. Swipe three fingers up on the touchpad and brings up the activity menu. Do it once more and you’ll have the application menu. Move the fingers down and you’ll […]

Meet Clapper: A Sleek Looking Linux Video Player for Minimalists

Love minimalism? You’ll love Clapper. Clapper is a new video player for Linux. Actually, it’s more for GNOME than Linux. Built on top of GNOME’s JavaScript library and GTK4 toolkit, it blends naturally in the GNOME desktop environment. It uses GStreamer for media backend and OpenGL for rendering. I like application with minimalist approach. While […]

Up for a Challenge? Try These ‘Advanced’ Linux Distros [Not Based on Debian, Arch or Red Hat]

There are hundreds of Linux distributions. Some are for general purpose usage, while some are specifically tailored for education, robotics, hacking, gaming and what not. You’ll notice that most of them originate from Debian/Ubuntu, Arch and Red Hat/Fedora. If you like distrohopping and experiment with a range of distributions, you may soon get ‘bored’ out […]