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Classic Mode

Essential Guide: GNOME Has a Hidden Classic Mode, Here’s How to Unlock it on Ubuntu

We show you how to unlock the hidden GNOME Classic Mode in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above. The Classic session sports a traditional app menu, task bar and more.

26 June 2019
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Give Ubuntu a Bold New Look with the Qogir Theme

Find out how to install the Qogir theme on Ubuntu and Linux Mint. The GTK theme has a unique look and is available in light, dark and mixed versions.

14 June 2019
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How to Enable Fractional Scaling in Ubuntu 19.04

Learn how to quickly enable fractional scaling support in Ubuntu 19.04 and GNOME 3.32 to access more display scaling values, including 125% and 150%.

11 June 2019
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How to Play Tetris in the Linux Terminal

Tetris turns 35 on June 6, so to mark the occasion we show you how to play Tetris in the terminal on Linux desktops like Ubuntu. It's quick, easy and fun!

4 June 2019
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Wine 4.0 Backported to Linux Mint 19, Here’s How to Install It

It just got easier to install Wine 4.0 on Linux Mint 19 thanks to a backport by Linux Mint developers and a new meta package to streamline install.

3 June 2019
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How to Install Notepad++ in Ubuntu (One-Click Install)

Learn how to install Notepad++ in Ubuntu with a single click. Notepad++ is a popular open-source code editor for Windows, but via WINE it also run on Linux.

16 May 2019

Enable Dynamic Transparency in Ubuntu 19.04

Learn how to re-enable dynamic transparency on Ubuntu 19.04 in both the top bar and in the Ubuntu Dock, making the dock background transparent..

29 April 2019
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How to Sync GNOME Shell Extensions Between Desktops

We spotlight a handy way to sync GNOME extensions between desktops and Linux distributions using (what else) a GNOME extension to do it!

25 April 2019
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How to Try the New Adwaita Theme on Ubuntu 19.04

Learn how to enable the new Adwaita theme in Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo. The updated Adwaita theme is a solid replacement for Ubuntu's Yaru theme.

23 April 2019
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How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 19.04 from 18.10, Right Now

Learn how to upgrade to Ubuntu 19.04 from 18.10. Run the latest Ubuntu Linux release without needing to do a fresh install on your laptop, PC or server.

17 April 2019
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Draw On Your Screen with this Neat GNOME Shell Extension

Draw on your Screen with the aptly named 'Draw on Your Screen' extension for GNOME Shell. It lets you write text and draw over the Ubuntu Linux desktop.

22 March 2019
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How to Install Flatpak on Ubuntu (Step-by-Step Guide)

Learn how to install Flatpak on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or later to access hundreds of new and updated apps through the Flathub store.

6 February 2019