Install Android Studio on Fedora 26

It’s a good day. I have tested for a while Fedora 26 Alpha and I can say that it’s pretty rock stable. Really, I had less issue than before with an alpha version of an operative system. The next step. The Android Studio installation Like I said above, the system (actually a Lenovo E470) is incredibly stable and all works[…]

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Enable hardware acceleration on Firefox and make it faster

On Linux, Firefox hardware acceleration is disabled by default on all distributions. The reason is about a potential security risk or a faulty implementation that does not properly support dual-GPU systems, or something more. So, first of all, read carefully this post on Reddit, the potential security problem due to WebGL and about the Firefox hardware accelerated rendering on X11.[…]

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Install Tor Browser on Linux and set up a launcher

Linux is the system of freedoms. The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are[…]

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How to rotate videos taken from smartphone

Landscape on the phone, portrait on the PC I recorded some videos with my smartphone and, incredibly, after the import on the PC, I found them rotated in the wrong mode. Landscape to portrait, or viceversa. Not ever, not at all, but sometimes it happens. So I was looking for a way to rotate those videos. I shot videos with[…]

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How to configure Pidgin as Hangouts client

Linux has no native Hangouts client I use Ubuntu and Fedora on different machines, I also use (in some cases and as alternative to Telegram and Skype) Google Hangsouts to communicate with friends and for work. Hangsout is available in many ways, also directly from the Gmail web page, but there are no clients for Linux. I didn’t find a[…]

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