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  1. MatsuShimizu

    Today's article is a really easy one, meant for the absolute beginner...

    I am on Xfce and using Thunar file manager. If you prefer using GUI: Just open your file manager and go to your Home folder. From the top menu of your home folder, go to view > Check "Show hidden files". .mozilla folder (which contains your Firefox profiles) is hidden somewhere on your home...
  2. MatsuShimizu

    Ubuntu (and official flavors) new LTS (22.04) is scheduled for release tomorrow!

    I installed Xubuntu 22.04, around 2 weeks ago and I am more than happy so far. There was a bug at the beginning, but after a few updates, all the bugs are gone. Beautiful wallpaper, nice design, user-friendly, lightweight, and fast boot time (around 20 seconds) even with snap apps. I am on...
  3. MatsuShimizu

    mental well being and coping strategies

    About the videos and chanels All the above videos are ranked on Youtube and Google for keyword "truths you need to accept to live a happy life". The above channels are on Youtube since 2014 and 2016 with more than 1 million subscribers.
  4. MatsuShimizu

    Covid Corner

    From Reuters [1]: The Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV2 virus is intrinsically as severe as previous variants, according to a preprint version of a large U.S. study that counters assumptions in other studies that it was more transmissible but less severe. The findings, which estimated...
  5. MatsuShimizu

    Ubuntu (and official flavors) new LTS (22.04) is scheduled for release tomorrow! Ubuntu 22.04 GNOME review: Ubuntu 22.04 flavors review
  6. MatsuShimizu

    Google chrome help

    Please refer to the links below for details: sudo apt update && sudo apt install seahorse
  7. MatsuShimizu

    Covid Corner

    I already told in my post here that I will move to Saturday. Scroll to the bottom of that post and you will find this message:
  8. MatsuShimizu

    Virus guards for Linux? Is it necessary Below is an excerpt from the above link: Why Linux is Safer Than Windows Here are a few reasons why Windows struggles with a malware problem, while few pieces of malware target Linux: -...
  9. MatsuShimizu

    Bálint Réczey: Firefox on Ubuntu 22.04 from .deb (not from snap)

    You can get the same with Librewolf, out of box. Or, like being mentioned above, you can use Firefox Profile Maker.
  10. MatsuShimizu

    Covid Corner

    From Yahoo News [1]: Just as most Americans have caught wind of the BA.2 variant of Omicron — which overtook the original Omicron as the dominant strain in the U.S. less than a month ago — another possibly faster-growing version of Omicron is quickly making inroads. The new Omicron sublineage...
  11. MatsuShimizu

    I have no phone but want to register a Telegram account

    I didn't try this yet, but maybe you can use Anbox to install Telegram on your Linux PC.
  12. MatsuShimizu

    mental well being and coping strategies

    PS: OCD had been mentioned on this forum a few times before so I choose to share these videos here. The videos above are just for educational purposes only. If you have OCD, please ask your psychiatrist for specific advice, and do not take any medicine without approval from your psychiatrist...
  13. MatsuShimizu

    Covid Corner

    Reuters statistics are not accurate but more an estimate. Most of these online charts are just estimates and not accurate, including the one from WHO.INT here. However, they try as best as they can. You can read the Reuters methodology here. The screenshot below is a quote from the Reuters...
  14. MatsuShimizu

    Covid Corner

    The videos above are ranked on Youtube for the keyword "top worst pandemic in history". WatchMojo is a Canadian based privately held video producer, publisher, and syndicator. - Wikipedia. The Black Death (also known as the Pestilence, the Great Mortality or the Plague) was a bubonic plague...
  15. MatsuShimizu

    Today's article has you changing your DNS settings in Lubuntu...

    If you don't like Google, you can use the following: Cloudflare DNS: Quad 9 DNS: I use DNSCrypt for myself, but it is a bit complicated to setup. You can search for that on the internet. (Use keyword How to setup DNSCrypt in Ubuntu 20.04).
  16. MatsuShimizu

    Covid Corner

    SciShow is a series of science-related videos on YouTube. The program is mainly hosted by Hank Green of the VlogBrothers and Michael Aranda. SciShow was launched as an original channel. - Wikipedia. From CNet [1], March 24, 2022: Last week, Pfizer and Moderna petitioned the US Food and...
  17. MatsuShimizu

    mental well being and coping strategies

    Watch the video above to see how our brain works. It is worth the time. The video above appears on Youtube for the keyword "how to stop ruminating". Search for "Dr. Tracey Marks" on Google or DuckDuckGo and you will find her website. Or you can check out links [3] and [4]. From Very Well...
  18. MatsuShimizu

    setting up an online anonymous presence.

    It depends on who you are trying to hide from. If you want to hide from Google and Facebook, ditch Android, Whatsapp, Facebook, Chrome, and Chromebook first and then use a Linux PC. Rather than asking everyone here, this guide should help you get started: