How to Change Default Apps in Ubuntu 23.10 

You can change the default apps for various tasks like browsing, email, calendar and more in Ubuntu 23.10 with just a few clicks.  Here is how:  Search for Settings from the menu.  Click on Default Apps from the Settings sidebar.  The right pane will display the associated default apps for different tasks like Web, Mail, Calendar, Music and more.  So...

How to Configure Static IPs in Linux Mint

Static IPs, or static IP addresses, are fixed IP addresses assigned to a computer or device on a network. Unlike dynamic IP addresses (DHCP), which can change over time, static IPs remain constant, providing a reliable and consistent point of access. They offer stability and you may require using them on your network depending on the need. For systems using Linux Mint, configuring static IPs is...

Morning Alarms: Explained

Wakey, wakey . 🙂 [ Image courtesy: Cheezburger ]

How to Personalize Parole Media Player in Debian Xfce

Parole Media Player is a lightweight and open-source media player. It is geared for lightweight desktop environments like Xfce and is included by default in the Debian Xfce edition. It can play media and supports other playback-related features like subtitles, audio visualization, and plugins for enhanced functionality. While the default settings are ok, you may want to change them to your liking....

How to Translate Messages in Gmail Web

Gmail has a useful built-in feature that lets you translate messages between different languages, right from your inbox. Here is how to enable and use it: Login to Gmail web and open the message that is to be translated. Click on the dots icon next to it and select Translate message from the drop-down menu. A Google Translate option will now appear within the message. You...

Use and Configure Leo AI Assistant in Brave Browser

Brave browser now includes Leo – a smart AI assistant that makes your browsing experience more interactive and easier. It can summarize web pages, generate new content, and offer relevant suggestions.  You don’t need to install anything to start using Leo. When you start typing in the Brave address bar, an option Ask Leo will appear. Click on it to open Leo in the sidebar. To...