The Many Things You Can Do With A Middle Click On Your Mouse

That wheel in the middle of your mouse is good for more than just scrolling — in fact, the button can do quite a bit. Here are some of the oft-ignored shortcuts built into the middle mouse button.

TagSpaces Is A Cross-Platform, Tag-Oriented File Manager

Windows/OS X/Linux/Android/iOS/Chrome/Firefox: Each platform has its own file manager, and they all come with a unique set of features. TagSpaces offers a single manager for everything, with a focus on tagging your files.

Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty Tahr' Brings Small Changes, Long-Term Support

Canonical released the latest version of Ubuntu Linux this week, with a bit of polish all around. Here’s what you’ll find.

Top 10 Apps And Services Made Better By Add-Ons

The internet is filled with great apps and services to help you get things done. Alone, those services are powerful — but with a few choice add-ons, they’re unstoppable. Here are ten services you can power up with extensions, scripts, and other apps.

The Rocky Beach Linux Desktop

Flickr user Skarjoko’s Linux desktop utilises elementaryOS, one of our favourite Linux distros for customisation. Here’s how you can make your computer look like this.

Open Source Alternatives For Windows XP

As the sun sets on Microsoft’s support for Windows XP this may be a great time to think about trying out a Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) operating system for your still-working PC.

Dukto Shares Files, Text And Clipboard Contents Between Computers

Windows/Mac/Linux: Dropbox is great for syncing files in bulk between computers, and Pushbullet is useful for moving text and links. If you have more specific needs, such as moving specific files to another computer or sharing clipboard contents, Dukto may be what you’re looking for.

How To Move On After Windows XP Without Giving Up Your PC

On 8 April, Microsoft will officially cut off support, service, and security updates for Windows XP. It’s been a long time coming, but depending on where you stand, it’s either overdue or absolute Armageddon. If you’re just coming out of the Windows XP world and need help, here are some tips to help you get your bearings.

The Taillights Desktop

Our friend Dobbie03 has been playing with Manjaro Linux, and customised this good-looking desktop that makes us want to switch, too. Here’s how he set it all up.

Learn Basic Linux Commands With This Downloadable Cheat Sheet

Master the command line and you’ll be able to perform powerful tasks with just a few keystrokes. This cheat sheet will help you remember helpful Linux commands, whether you’re new to Linux or could just use a refresher.