Kontact email, calender and contacts setup.

Previously I have done guides on setting up Kmail and setting up Kmail with Posteo but I thought I should do one for setting up Kontact which is the personal information management application for KDE. Kontact is actually a group of applications consisting of Kmail, Korganizer and Kaddressbook wrapped together with a few other applications …

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Franz messenger for Ubuntu

It is rare that I will write a post about a piece of proprietary software but in this case one is well overdue. I have been using Pidgin with the Skype plugin but it seems that social networks change their requirements so that opensource solutions are unable to keep up with them in many cases. …

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Simple Samba file sharing set-up for Ubuntu 18.04

Samba is the name of the open source version of the protocol that the Windows operating system uses to share files. It is useful because it is fairly well supported on Linux, Mac and Windows machines although Windows likes to change things to make it harder sometimes. The steps below will set up a simple …

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