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Unlockforus Repo URL Update

Hello all, This is a quick update for the Unlockforus repository. I have added Unlockforus repo to my small "CDN farm" so that users not located in US can benefit from better speeds. Even if you are located in US, I recommend for you to update Unlockforus repo URL. To do so, just run the following commands in Terminal: ~$ echo "deb /" | sudo tee /etc/ # And add…
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Lite Sources – Easily switch Linux Lite Repository Mirrors

It seems to happen time and time again; some users report issues when checking for new updates in Linux Lite. There is an array of events that could cause issues when checking for updates, including but not limited to routing issues, temporary networks breakages, congestion and so on. Irrespective, a little education and guidance could make a big difference when it comes to updating your Linux Lite OS. Here I…
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Whisker Menu Restore for Linux Lite 3.x

Here is a handy application to reset the Whisker Menu in Linux Lite series. Linux Lite users make modifications to the Whisker menu only to realize that it cannot be restored to its out-of-the-box defaults later. Another problem is the fact that users are unable to remove multiple entries from the Whisker menu after uninstalling specific applications. Well, let's get it fixed. If you ever reset the Whisker menu in…
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Update Manager for Linux Lite 3.x Series

Linux Lite offers a one-click solution to check for and install updates. It seems that this simple approach works for the vast majority of users and many are happy with it. But how about users looking for a more granular way to check for updates, exclude packages, review changelogs and all that cool stuff? Community member humdinger70 wished Lite Updates Notify behaved more like Linux Mint in regards to updates…
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Get the most out of low-end hardware in Linux Lite

Linux Lite is a distro perfect for bringing some extra life to ancient hardware although that's not its sole purpose of existence. It has been put together to make new users feel comfortable in Linux, especially those coming from Windows. It is snappy, light on resources and if you're looking for ways to squeeze out even more out of it, here are few tips that could help your low-end PC…
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