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How to Transfer Files Using Xender on Ubuntu Linux

By | September 3, 2016

Xender is a very common file sharing app on android devices, especially because it is considered as being easy to use. The wonderful thing is that the recent version of the app has the ability to share files between an android device (phones and tablets) and Linux though the web browser. Though I’ve written earlier… Read More »

HOW TO INSTALL AUDACITY AUDIO EDITOR IN LINUX

By | October 31, 2020

Audacity is a very powerful and popular editing application that can be very useful when manipulating audio files. One of its major attraction is its ease of use and flexibility. Though audacity is cross-platform, that is It is available free for all the different major operating systems (OS), I will be showing how you can install… Read More »

How to Create Files And Directories With Passwords in Linux [VIDEO]

By | September 29, 2020

Security and preventing unauthorised persons from getting access to files and information has been a long-standing fundamental principle in the world of Linux. Computer theft is a thriving phenomenon (and business) in the world we live in today. So thinking about how to protect your files is a must. So if you have any sensitive… Read More »

HOW TO INSTALL KDENLIVE VIDEO EDITOR IN LINUX [VIDEO]

By | September 14, 2020

Kdenlive is a very useful cross-platform opensource video editor that can serve basic to intermediate video editing needs. Though not a very polished as industry-standards like Adobe Premiere Pro, it can serve as a useful and free video manipulation tool on a budget. Kdenlive Features: Some important features of Kdenlive include; Multi-track editing with a… Read More »

Mozilla Launches a Virtual Private Network (VPN) Service

No doubt if you have been using computers, most especially when accessing the internet, you would have come across that yellow logo above. That is the ubiquitous logo of an internet giant – Mozilla. To take its online privacy one step further, Mozilla has decided to venture into the VPN space by launching its own… Read More »

The Second Cohort of #BUILDFORSDG Challenge 2020 is out!

The #BuildforSDG Challenge 2020 is a partnership between Facebook Developer Circles and Andela where African developer are given the opportunity to;  Innovate the next big technology solution/product out of Africa Access an entrepreneurial starter kit to launch your tech solution Further advance your knowledge and skills developer knowledge and learn something new. Access mentors/facilitators who would show you the ropes to building a functional tech solution/product.… Read More »

THE CHINESE DOMAIN SCAM AND OUR REACTIONS AT FOSSNAIJA.

Last month (May 8 to be precise) we got a very interesting email from one Albert Liu (albert@chinaregistry.org.cn) which was in retrospect with the intention to scare us into purchasing unwanted domains from him and possibly other scam trick he’s got up in his sleeves. Claiming to be a staff of the Chinese domain name registration, he wrote that a company, Hongbo Ltd,… Read More »

How To Install WPS Office On Linux

WPS Office is an acronym for Writer, Presentation and Spreadsheet. It is a cross-platform freemium office application that is developed by KINGSOFT. It is light-weight and feature-rich. The Linux version of the software is being developed by a volunteer community. There are free, premium and professional versions available.  With the free version, you’d do OK. WPS Office includes the… Read More »

How To Install Zoom Video Conferencing App On Linux

With the recent COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world, leading to lockdown in a different part of the world, the importance of staying in touch has been brought to the fore. This could be with family members, friends, employees, civil servant and presidents. Communication is now essential in keeping up to date and/or ensuring that essential… Read More »

How to Install Terminator, a Linux Terminal Emulator on Steroids

There is a default terminal emulator (or terminal for short) that come pre-installed in every Linux distro. The terminal is the command-line interface through which you can type in commands and carry out other text manipulation on Linux. This is so irrespective of the fact that many modern Linux distros support very beautiful and intuitive graphical user interface for every day Linux use cases.… Read More »

HOW TO INSTALL COMPOSER ON LINUX

By | February 29, 2020

Composer is a command-line package manager for the PHP programming language. Composer helps in managing dependencies and libraries that are required when developing PHP applications. So if you’re developing a PHP app and you need some third-party libraries you can declare them in the “composer.json” file; while composer will go ahead to install the libraries… Read More »