How to Disable (or Enable) Wayland on Ubuntu 22.04

Ubuntu 22.04 uses Wayland as its default display protocol. In case you experience problems or simply prefer the X window system (A.K.A. X11 or Xorg), it’s possible to disable Wayland and utilize X as your window system instead. In this tutorial, you will learn how to disable or enable Wayland on Ubuntu 22.04. Toggle Wayland …

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Install Firefox as Normal Package on Ubuntu 22.04

Starting with Ubuntu 22.04, Firefox comes installed as a Snap package by default. In this tutorial, you will learn how to remove the Firefox Snap and install Firefox as a normal software package on Ubuntu. Some users simply do not like Snapd, and choose to remove it. Unfortunately, you can’t install Firefox from Ubuntu’s software …

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How to Use Zstandard Compression on Linux (With Commands)

Let’s talk about compression. As a Linux user, you’re probably already familiar with longtime staples like gzip, bzip2, and xz. They’ve been around for a while, and most everyone has at least stumbled across them by now, if they’re not actively using them on a regular basis. As if there weren’t enough already, there’s a …

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Install Ubuntu in Windows Subsystem for Linux

Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) allows Windows users to run virtualized Linux on top of their Windows installation. WSL integrates well with the Windows file system, allowing you to seamlessly access your Windows files from within the Linux terminal. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Ubuntu in WSL for Windows 11 and …

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