Thunar file manager does not show archiving options in the menu upon right click

Thunar File Manager on Xubuntu did not display the options of Extract or Extract Here… when right clicking on an archive file.

This was because the thunar-archive-plugin is not installed. To get the option to extract archive files, open a terminal window and install the thunar-archive-plugin as below:

$ sudo apt-get install . . . → Read More: Thunar file manager does not show archiving options in the menu upon right click

How to hash files in Windows 10 into a file

Getting the MD5 hash of a file on Linux is very easy. However, in Windows, there are several utilities, but using Windows internally inbuilt command certutil, it can be done as follows in the Windows shell:

C:\>for /r %%f in(x) do (certutil -hashfile “%%f” MD5) >> output.txt

output.txt will contain the files . . . → Read More: How to hash files in Windows 10 into a file

How to speed up starting of Ubuntu 19.04 on the Dell Inspiron 5580

Open a terminal windows in linux and enter the following commands:

$ sudo apt-get purge snapd* <enter>

Above command removes snapd.

$ sudo systemd-analyze blame <enter>

Also, found the plymouth-quit-wait.service takes very long time in boot. To eliminate the problem, enter following commands:

$ sudo vi /etc/default/grub . . . → Read More: How to speed up starting of Ubuntu 19.04 on the Dell Inspiron 5580

Open a terminal window in Linux

To Open up a terminal window on your Linux computer, press Alt+F2 to pull up the following window. You will see a terminal window. At the $ prompt, you can type any commands. This is also called the command line in Linux.

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