Seahorse: Manage Your Passwords & Encryption Keys in Linux

By Ankush Das Brief: A simple open-source password and encryption key manager app, let’s explore what it has to offer and how you can get it installed. We often tend to ignore many default/pre-installed applications, especially when numerous tools and utilities are baked in. One such helpful tool that you can use on various Linux distributions […]

How to Install & Use VirtualBox Guest Additions on Ubuntu

By Sergiu Brief: Install VirtualBox Guest Additions in Ubuntu and with this you’ll be able to copy-paste, drag and drop between the host and guest system. It makes using Ubuntu in virtual machine a lot easier. The VirtualBox Guest Additions consist of device drivers and system applications that optimize the operating system for better performance […]

Debian vs Ubuntu: What’s the Difference? Which One Should You Use?

By Abhishek Prakash You can use apt-get commands for managing applications in both Debian and Ubuntu. You can install DEB packages in both distributions as well. Many times, you’ll find common package installation instructions for both distributions. So, what’s the difference between the two, if they are so similar? Debian and Ubuntu belong to the same side […]

Planner: A Beautiful Open-Source Task Management App

By Ankush Das | It’s FOSS Brief: Planner is an open-source to-do list app that helps you organize and collect your ideas/tasks. There are several tools and services that let us organize and manage tasks. But, if it is primarily tailored for Linux and offers a fantastic user experience? That’s a bonus! Planner is such a […]

What’s New in Debian 11 “Bullseye”

by JORDAN GLOOR | How-To Geek Debian, the progenitor of many other Linux distributions, has made release 11 available in the testing stage. Are you weighing the virtues of upgrading, or are you just curious about the changes? Today, we’ll take a look at the highlights. Debian is one of the most stable and versatile […]

HandBrake sees a new release.

Open Source Video Transcoder HandBrake Releases Version 1.4.0, Supports 10 & 12 Bit Encoding Now It also supports Apple Silicon for macOS users, if it matters to you. by Abhishek | It’s FOSS HandBrake hardly needs an introduction. This is one of the most popular open source software for converting video files from one format to […]