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Stop ‘Messages from Firefox’ Showing on the New Tab page

Learn how to disable the 'messages from Firefox' feature so that message no longer show in the footer of the New Tab page — and spoiler: it's easy!

28 June 2020

How to Enable Wobbly Windows Effect on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Want to enable a wobbly window effect on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS? You can using this free Compiz-style window effect extension for the GNOME Shell desktop.

22 June 2020
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How to Change Snap App Theme on Ubuntu (With Examples)

Want Snap apps to use your system theme? Learn how to make Snap apps use popular GTK themes like Layan, Orchis and Qogir in this short guide.

18 June 2020

Hot Topic: Linux Mint 20 Blocks Snap App Installs, So Here’s the Workaround

Linux Mint 20 disables support for Snap apps entirely on your behalf, but in this post I'm going to show you how to re-enable it by deleting a single file.

12 June 2020

How to Install WSL 2 on Windows 10 May 2020 Update

If you want to try out the improved Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (aka WSL 2) included in the latest Windows update you’ll need to roll your sleeves up — but don’t worry: we cover […]

6 June 2020
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Transmission 3.0 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

A new version of open-source torrent client Transmission is available to download. In this post I share details on what’s changed and show you how to install the update on your system using the official Transmission […]

24 May 2020
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How to Give Audacity Audio Editor a Flat, Dark & Modern Look on Ubuntu

Audacity is a powerful audio editing tool but its appearance is utilitarian looking. In this post we show you how to theme Audacity with a dark, flat look.

19 May 2020

How to Freeze Ubuntu By Pressing One Key (Don’t Try This at Home)

Fool around with function keys in Ubuntu at your own peril folks, 'cos today I came across a frustrating (if middle funny) bug that can freeze the desktop.

1 May 2020

How to Enable Full Dark Mode in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

In this guide I show you how to change GNOME Shell theme in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Yaru Dark, giving you a more full 'dark mode' experience in Ubuntu.

23 April 2020
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Fix Firefox’s Pointy White Window Corners on Ubuntu (Quick Tip)

Does your Firefox have sharp white window corners on Ubuntu install? Mine did, but today I found the fix — which I'm pleased to say is very easy to do!

15 April 2020
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Essential Guide: See World Clocks And Weather Info in the Ubuntu Message Tray

GNOME Shell can display weather forecast and different timezones inside the message tray (aka the notification area) and in this post I show you how to set it up. But why might you want to? […]

4 April 2020
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Essential Guide: How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 Right Now

Want to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 before release day? We show you how upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 beta from Ubuntu 19.10 or 18.04 in this simple guide.

2 April 2020