This is a quick guide to Ubuntu Calculator app with examples. Calculator is a great application, despite looks simple, as it included by default in Ubuntu, as well as is able to perform simple to advanced calculations including currency and unit conversion. As you may be aware of, actually there is a complete user guide for it already, but we rarely see any practical tutorial of it elsewhere. So let's play with Calculator.

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DuckDuckGo is a search engine that promises privacy to internet users. Apparently, it is the default web search in multiple popular operating systems like PureOS as well as several browsers including Tor Browser. This means user of one of these computer OSes or browsers will get search results from DuckDuckGo every time they did a search. What are them? Let's explore.

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This tutorial explains how one can join online chat at Libera Chat IRC. This includes how to join alternatively with an IRC client program, like Hexchat, and also register a nickname or username so nobody else can use it. This tutorial can also be viewed as a practical beginner's guide to IRC. Happy chatting!


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Few days ago I got a news from social media that there is a new laptop brand from San Fransisco, United States coming to the world called Framework. It is a beautiful looking, innovative, high-performance, modular, upgrade-able repair-able laptop offered with either a proprietary operating system or none. Currently it opens preorders in the US with two choices, Regular and Do-It-Yourself editions, configurable at the website. There are already insights about Framework covered by the other websites such as Arstechnica, OMG! Ubuntu, Heise (in Deutsch). I think several important information are still lacking and here's this article to show you them.


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Latest version of openSUSE, Leap 15.3, released just yesterday with the headline Bridges Path to Enterprise. This is the third update to Leap 15 which is aligned with its enterprise family OS, SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP3, which brings a lot of improvements and security fixes. It is an European, rich and wealthy computer operating system based on Free Libre Open Source Software which is available for almost all kinds of computer including desktop, laptop, server, and Internet of Things (IoT) with abilities to be installed both with and without internet access. From this release date to next six month, previous version 15.2 will reach end of life and should be upgraded to 15.3 to receive supports and updates. This article listed all the editions and versions including torrents you can immediately click and download. Happy downloading!

 

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Few days ago, I installed AlmaLinux Workstation and here I would love to share what I found to you all Ubuntu Buzz readers. AlmaLinux, formerly named Lenix, is a continuation of the world class computer OS for servers, CentOS, created by CloudLinux Inc and promised to be forever-free and completely compatible to both CentOS and RHEL. Here I would love to present you an overview that covers it from the download place, installation, desktop, wallpaper and login screen, to the software installation. For Ubuntu users, I suggest you to try Alma in virtual machine.

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We are happy and pleased to welcome LibreOffice Handbooks printed version being published just yesterday. Now everyone can purchase them online at LuLu Store (the book store that established by Red Hat co-founder) and they are shipping to more than 200 countries worldwide. Schools, universities, governments, enterprises, Free Libre Open Source Software activists, individuals, teachers and students now can have these guide books for their computing activities with LibreOffice Writer, Calc, Impress and Base. Finally, for people switching from proprietary to free software, these are the books you are looking for. Finally, a ton of thanks and respects to LibreOffice Team for writing these great books. Happy reading!

Note: the announcement was published at LibreOffice Developer's website and via email newsletter. Everyone including you can subscribe to the newsletter too by filling your name and email at the website.


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Yesterday I upgraded both of my laptop of their respective memory and wifi card. For Lenovo Thinkpad, I upgraded the memory from 4 to 6GB. For Acer Aspire One, I upgraded the wifi device from the nonfree to the free one that I had proven works with Trisquel. Here's how I did it with pictures and some story. Now I can run Ubuntu and other operating systems smoother than ever. 

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