Install Linux Kernel 5.16 on Pop!_OS 20.04

How to Install Linux Kernel 5.16 on Pop!_OS 20.04

Linux kernel 5.16 has many new features, support, and security. The Linux 5.16 kernel release has a great new feature, FUTEX2, or futex_watv(), which aims to improve the Linux gaming experience, growing considerably with better native Linux porting for Windows games utilizing Wine. Other improvements have …

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How to Install Open VM Tools on Pop!_OS

How to Install Open VM Tools on Pop!_OS

Sometimes you may want to install Pop!_OS on a virtual machine. However, you may have realized that communication between the host and the VM machine doesn’t exist. Luckily, many distributions now carry the open-source VM tools that can be used for many of …

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How to Install Firefox Next, Quantum on Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS

How to Install Firefox Next (Beta) or Firefox Quantum (Nightly) on Pop!_OS

Mozilla Firefox is a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation. Firefox utilizes the Gecko rendering engine to display web pages, which implements current and future anticipated web formats and standards. For the most part, Firefox is often up to date …

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How to Install Vivaldi Browser on Pop!_OS 20.04

How to Install Vivaldi Browser on Pop!_OS 20.04

Vivaldi is a freeware, cross-platform web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies. It had grown from the downfall of Opera with many disgruntled when it changed from the Presto layout engine to a Chromium-based browser. This platform angered traditional Opera users. Since then, Vivaldi …

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How to Install balenaEtcher on Pop!_OS 20.04

How to Install balenaEtcher on Pop!_OS 20.04

balenaEtcher is a free and open-source flashing utility tool famous for writing image files such as .iso and .img files and zipped folders onto storage media to create live SD cards and USB flash drives. balenaEtcher has cross-platform support on Linux, BSD, macOS, …

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Upgrade to Pop!_OS 21.10 from 21.04

How to Upgrade to Pop!_OS 21.10 from 21.04

Pop!_OS 21.10 was released and saw the introduction of GNOME 40, Linux kernel 5.15. One of the latest features introduced by the Pop!_OS team is the Refresh install option which will keep user accounts and files but reset the system and apps to …

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Install XanMod Kernel on Pop!_OS 20.04

How to Install XanMod Kernel on Pop!_OS 20.04

XanMod is a free, open-source general-purpose Linux Kernel alternative to the stock kernel with Pop!_OS 20.04. It features custom settings and new features and is built to provide a responsive and smooth desktop experience, especially for new hardware. XanMod is popular amongst Linux …

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How to Install Linux Kernel 5.15 on Pop!_OS 20.04

Linux kernel 5.15 is out with many new features, support, and security. The Linux 5.15 kernel release further improves the support for AMD CPUs and GPUs, Intel’s 12th Gen CPUs, and brings new features like NTFS3, KSMBD (CIFS/SMB3), and further Apple M1 support, amongst many other changes and additions. In the following tutorial, …

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How to Install Slack on Pop!_OS 20.04

How to Install Slack on Pop!_OS 20.04

Slack is one of the most popular collaboration communication platforms in the world. From it was initial launch in 2013, it has grown. It is now favored amongst development teams and corporations to integrate many services, run groups, meetings, etc. The way Slack works …

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