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How to Add Mac OS X’s ‘Quick Look’ Feature to Ubuntu

GNOME Sushi adds a macOS style 'Quick Look' feature to Nautilus. Just select a file and tap the spacebar to see a larger preview.

1 September 2016
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How To Install This Gorgeous Spotify Skin On Ubuntu

Last week we mentioned — aka drooled over — Spotio, a Rdio-inspired light theme for the Spotify desktop app, was planning to add support for Linux. Today I’m happy to report that it does support Linux. I’m going […]

1 September 2016

This Simple Script Instantly Improves the Look of Unity Desktop

Want to disable or turn off the background tiles on the unity launcher? This nifty little script lets you do exactly that.

29 August 2016

Quickly Switch Between Different Lists of Pinned Apps on the Unity Launcher

This indicator applet lets you switch between different sets of pinned apps on the Unity launcher with a quick click. Ideal for those with cluttered Ubuntu desktops.

26 August 2016
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How To Enable Color Emoji on Chrome for Linux (Updated)

Here's How to Enable Color Emoji in Google Chrome on Linux! 👍🎉🐧

24 August 2016
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[How To] Cast Linux Desktop Audio to a Chromecast

Do you want to stream the audio from Rhythmbox, VLC or another Linux app to your TV through Chromecast? Well, we've found a nifty little Linux tool that lets you do just that.

14 August 2016

How To Lock/Unlock GNOME Desktop Using a Smartphone

You can unlock your Linux desktop just by having your phone nearby using BlueProximity, a Bluetooth proximity app. We show you how to install it.

12 August 2016
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How to See Asterisks When Typing Your Password in the Terminal

Enter your sudo password in the terminal and you'll see nothing. No asterisks, no characters, no nothing. You're not doing it wrong and your keyboard isn't broken. It's by design.

10 August 2016
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5 Simple Ways To Free Up Space on Ubuntu

When you need to free up space on Ubuntu here are 5 simple things you can do – from cleaning the apt cache to removing old kernels.

9 August 2016
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How to Upgrade to LibreOffice 5.2 on Ubuntu

LibreOffice 5.2 is now available to install on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS & Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from the official LibreOffice PPA.

9 August 2016

How To Access Your Google Drive on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Want to access your Google Drive files natively on the Ubuntu desktop? You can, and here's how.

4 August 2016
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Learn a New Word Every Time You Open The Terminal

Learn a new word each time you open the terminal with 'sudocabulary', a command-line script that helps you broaden your vocabulary.

4 August 2016