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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How to change where screen-shots are saved in Ubuntu 18.04

It seems like all screen-shots in Ubuntu 18.04 are saved by default into the Pictures folder. This is fine, or at least it would be if there was a way to change the setting. For some reason adjusting it with gsettings didn’t work for me. The code is below of anyone wants to point out …

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