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How to Install Linux Mint’s New ‘Bulky’ File Renamer in Ubuntu 20.04

Linux Mint introduced a new batch file renamer app ‘Bulky’ in the upcoming 20.2 release. Here’s how you can install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 21.04.

Source: How to Install Linux Mint’s New ‘Bulky’ File Renamer in Ubuntu 20.04 | UbuntuHandbook

Create Bootable USB Installer for Linux via Ventoy [New Solution]

Why Ventoy: Different to other USB creators, you don’t need to format your USB stick again and again to write data from ISO images. With Ventoy, it just format your USB one time, create a small (34 MB in my case) EFI partition, and leave all other spaces free in another partition.

Source: Create Bootable USB Installer for Linux via Ventoy [New Solution] | UbuntuHandbook

Take control of Time Machine backups with the TimeMachineEditor utility

You can use a third-party utility to set a schedule and other controls for Time Machine backups. And the utility is free.

Source: Take control of Time Machine backups with the TimeMachineEditor utility (Macworld)

How to Install Wine on Ubuntu

Wine is a unique piece of software that allows you to run software and games built for Windows on a Linux system like Ubuntu.

This software acts as a layer that sits between Ubuntu and the windows application. It will translate Windows system calls into a system call that Ubuntu understands.

Wine also differs from virtualization software like VirtualBox as you do not need to run a full version of Windows on top of Ubuntu.

Within this guide, we will show you how to install the latest version of Wine for Ubuntu.

Source: How to Install Wine on Ubuntu – Pi My Life Up

Czkawka – Find & Remove Duplicates, Empty, Broken Files in Linux

Czkawka is a simple, fast and easy to use software to remove unnecessary files from your machine.

Czkawka is a free and open-source software written in memory safe Rust. It works on Linux, Mac, and Windows. Due to advanced algorithms and multi-threading, it is amazingly fast!

Source: Czkawka – Find & Remove Duplicates, Empty, Broken Files in Linux | UbuntuHandbook

boringproxy: a combination of a reverse proxy and a tunnel manager

boringproxy is a combination of a reverse proxy and a tunnel manager.

What that means is if you have a self-hosted web service (Nextcloud, Emby, Jellyfin, etherpad, personal website, etc.) running on a private network (such as behind a NAT at home), boringproxy aims to provide the easiest way to securely (i.e. HTTPS and optional password-protection) expose that server to the internet, so you can access it from anywhere.

Source: boringproxy.io

Identify Songs On Your Linux Desktop Using SongRec, A Shazam Client For Linux

Using the Shazam audio fingerprinting algorithm, SongRec can identify a song from an audio file or using the microphone. It’s written in Rust + Gtk3.

Source: Identify Songs On Your Linux Desktop Using SongRec, A Shazam Client For Linux – Linux Uprising Blog

The Easiest Way to Install OpenVPN Server on Raspberry Pi

OpenVPN is a service to host your own VPN server, without using third-party servers.

A VPN is a secured connection between two networks, for example between your phone and your home.

In this tutorial, I’ll give you a step-by-step method to install it quickly on Raspberry Pi.

Source: The Easiest Way to Install OpenVPN Server on Raspberry Pi – RaspberryTips

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