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Find Snap Apps Faster with Ubuntu’s Online Snap Store

When you want to find or install a Snap app you’re supposed to head to Ubuntu Software, which is part of the default Ubuntu desktop. But if I’m being honest Ubuntu Software sucks. It’s slow. The […]

13 July 2018

How to Upgrade to Linux Mint 19 (In 4 Simple Steps)

It's easy to upgrade to Linux Mint 19 from an earlier version, and in this post we walk you through the the 4 simple steps needed to upgrade successfully.

6 July 2018

How To Use macOS Mojave’s Dynamic Wallpaper on Linux

The latest version of macOS comes with a “dynamic desktop” background that subtly changes throughout the day. In this post we show you how you to use it on your Linux desktop. As we said in our post […]

27 June 2018

How to Install Deepin Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 18.04

Learn how to install the Deepin desktop environment on Ubuntu 18.04 from a PPA. The Deepin desktop is an attractive alternative desktop shell for Linux.

18 June 2018

How to Enable the Blur Effect in KDE Plasma 5.13

The new blur effect in KDE Plasma 5.13 is wowing a lot of people, us included, but a few of you have been in touch to ask how you can enable or configure the blur […]

15 June 2018

Essential Guide: How to Find and Type Emoji on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Ubuntu offers a quick and effortless way to type emoji on Ubuntu — and in this short post we show you how to use it. So long as you’re using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or later you can […]

11 June 2018

Instantly Screen Record on Ubuntu Using this Hidden Feature

The GNOME Shell screen recorder is a hidden feature available on Ubuntu and other Linux distros. It's super easy to use – in this post we show you how.

9 June 2018

How to Try Side View, the Firefox Feature I’ve Been Waiting For

Since its Quantum update I have to say that I’m loving Mozilla Firefox — but a promising new feature on the horizon could help me to love it even more! It’s called Side View and […]

7 June 2018

Transfer Files Between Windows and Linux Using Your Local Network

Lan Share helps you easily transfer files from Windows to Linux and back the other way securely, PC to PC, using your local network.

30 May 2018

How to Install Firefox Beta on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

Details on how to install Firefox Beta in Ubuntu and Linux Mint using an official PPA, perfect if you want to help test the latest Firefox quantum changes ahead of release.

24 May 2018

Ubuntu 18.04 Makes it Easier to Install Kernel Updates without Rebooting

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS makes it easy to enable linux kernel live patching via the Canonical Livepatch Service via a new sign-in option in the updates manager.

11 April 2018

Essential Guide: How to Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

We show you how to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu and Linux Mint quickly, and safely. You can use the command line or a GUI. Ready to learn more?

31 March 2018