How to convert Ubuntu into a rolling release

Have you ever wanted to convert Ubuntu Desktop into a rolling release? Thanks to lead developer, Martin Wimpress, you can. Jack Wallen shows you how.

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If you’re a Ubuntu fan, you know that particular flavor of the Linux desktop and server is a fixed release. What does that mean? Well, there are two types of Linux releases: Fixed and rolling. A fixed release is one wherein only security updates are released on a frequent basis. All other software updates are held back for a fixed period of time. With a rolling release, on the other hand, every

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How to remotely connect to any PC or device using AnyDesk

AnyDesk is a viable option if you need to access and use a remote PC.

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To access another PC remotely, you can turn to a number of different apps and services, including LogMeIn, TeamViewer, GotoMyPC, and Microsoft’s own Remote Desktop Connection. Another program worth considering is AnyDesk. Free for personal use and available for a monthly subscription price for business use, AnyDesk lets you quickly connect to any remote device running the program. You can require a response from the remote PC or set a password for unattended access. You can connect from a mobile device

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How to upgrade openSUSE Leap to SUSE SLES 15

If you’re considering SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for your organization, try openSUSE Leap and then migrate it to SLES with a few quick commands.

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The openSUSE Linux distribution is an outstanding option for anyone looking for a powerhouse desktop or server platform. But for businesses looking for a Linux distribution with more traditional support and enterprise-level bells and whistles, openSUSE might not be the best route.

However, this is Linux, and companies like SUSE are always looking for ways to make your path to business as smooth as possible. 

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Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL phones are already discontinued after less than a year

The Pixel 4 and 4 XL aren’t in the Google Store anymore.

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Google has discontinued its Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL phones after only nine months. The phones are no longer available for purchase in the Google Store, though they’re still available in other stores for the time being. The news comes in the same week that Google unveiled its newest budget phone, the Pixel 4A.

“Google Store has sold through its inventory and completed sales of Pixel 4 and 4 XL. For people who are still interested in buying Pixel 4 and 4 XL,

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Google reportedly working on foldable Pixel for 2021

The Pixel 4.

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Google has big plans for its flagship line. On top of discontinuing its current Pixel 4 to make way for the upcoming Pixel 5 phone that it announced on Monday, the tech company is allegedly making a foldable Pixel phone for 2021, according to 9to5Google.

The outlet cited a leaked internal document that it reviewed, which listed future Android builds. The document “explicitly referred” to a foldable device that is code-named “passport” and is slated for the fourth quarter of 2021.

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How to easily switch main entry and subentry terms in a Word index

If an index doesn’t generate the main and subentries that you need, switch them around until they do.

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Microsoft Word’s indexing feature is easy to implement. When creating a simple index, you mark terms, and that’s about it. Usually marking entries and generating an index of main entries, or one level, is adequate. Occasionally, you’ll need main and subentries. Trying to determine whether a term is a main or subentry can be a bit tricky. 

In this article, I’ll show you how to switch between the two levels when the original marking doesn’t work as expected.

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