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Category: Software

The Office 365 email service removed support for logins with standard authentication on 1 October 2022, so mail clients need to be configured to use OAuth2 authentication instead. Evolution is a mail and calendar program for Linux, with good support for the non-standard Office 365 mail system. How to set up Evolution to use OAuth2 […]

If you need to run a long running terminal session on a remote server, you can keep the terminal session running, even if the ssh connection gets disrupted, by using the GNU Screen program. Command tips: screen –help (obvious) Check (list) if you have screen session(s) already running: screen -ls Reattach to an existing screen […]

In newer versions, the Firefox web browser increasingly does things by default which are annoying for people who have being using the web for a longer time. Fortunately, many of these problems can be fixed, as noted in the pages linked below (although they should not have been set as the default in the first […]

I have just found out that you can in fact edit PDF files using the free and open source software Libre Office Draw (the extent to which you can do this may depend on how the PDF was originally created). This might perhaps be useful on some occasions as an alternative to requiring Acrobat Professional. […]


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