Tutorials

Linux commands: An overview of terminal commands

An overview of the most important Linux commands

Under Linux, all actions that you can carry out with the mouse and window system via the graphical user interface can also be performed using program calls in the terminal – provided you know the appropriate command and how to use it according to the correct syntax. To make working in the terminal easier, we provide you with an overview of basic Linux commands with detailed descriptions and...

Thunderbird out of office

Setting up out-of-office in Thunderbird – here’s how

Configuring an out-of-office message in Mozilla’s Thunderbird informs others that you will not receive or read emails for a certain period of time. It may not always be best to use Thunderbird, but instead send an out-of-office mail using your email provider – we’ll show you how both work.

Google Chrome: Dark mode

Google Chrome: Dark mode available from Version 74 onwards

Google Chrome’s dark mode, also known as Chrome night mode, is available from Version 74 of the browser onwards and can be enabled on all devices. You can use Chrome dark mode on all computers running Windows or macOS operating systems, as well as on smartphones running iOS or Android. It can be enabled manually or automatically.

Clear history on Firefox

Clear Firefox history: Here’s how

Sites you’ve visited, active logins, individual website settings – Firefox provides you with the option of saving any user data in the browser-specific history, but this practical feature always comes with the risk that such information could end up in the wrong hands. We’ll show you how to counter this risk, and clear your Firefox history.

Learn to code: an intro on how to get the basics down

Learning how to code: the basics

Welcome to the digital age: every day the average American spends hours looking at smartphone screens and PC monitors. But most still lack even a basic understanding on how the programs affecting their everyday life work. If you think you may fit into this demographic, don’t worry: thanks to online courses, videos tutorials, and supportive internet communities, it’s never been easier to learn...

How to split your screen on Mac

Split a screen on Mac – here’s how

The function to split a screen on a Mac desktop or a MacBook provides a convenient way to view and work on two open applications simultaneously. In order to split a screen on Mac, you only need to follow a few simple steps. The opened applications can then be viewed next to one another.

Excel shortcuts

30 Excel shortcuts to speed up your work

Excel shortcuts enable you to carry out your work a lot faster, but you first have to learn them. We present you with 30 useful Excel key combinations that faciliate your daily work. From navigation, to inserting cells, to calculating totals. If there isn’t already a shortcut for a function you regularly use, you can easily create your own Excel shortcuts.

Progressive JPEG

Progressive JPEGs: An introduction

Progressive JPEGs, or PJPEGs, are a type of JPEG that is compressed in a special way. PJPEGs load differently in the browser than “normal” or baseline JPEGs. What are the differences? How can you create a PJPEG and which programs can you use?

Convert Excel to PDF

Convert Excel files to PDFs

In order to convert an Excel file to PDF format, you don’t need a special program. Within the Office application itself, Excel files can be easily saved or exported as a PDF. This is convenient because PDF files are smaller in file size and thus easier to share online. This article shows you how to convert your documents.

Excel DATEDIF function

Excel: The DATEDIF function explained

Microsoft Excel has many functions that help you produce calculations, statistics, and tables. Some of these functions do not even make it into the official list in the software. DATEDIF is one of those hidden functions that can help you calculate periods of time. The result can be shown in days, months or years. We’ll explain how it works.


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