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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 LTS (Spoiler: It’s Easy)

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
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Like, It’s Almost Too Easy to Install Ubuntu on a Raspberry Pi!

The release of an official Raspberry Pi image writer tool means it now easier than ever to install Ubuntu on a Raspberry Pi 2, 3 or 4!

13 March 2020
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How To Remove the Trash Icon from Ubuntu Desktop

A trash can icon appears on the desktop of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and up by default, but not everyone likes it being there. Thankfully it’s easy to remove the trash icon from the Ubuntu desktop, […]

4 March 2020

Essential Guide: How to Change Theme on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & Above

Learn how to change theme in Ubuntu quickly and easily, without terminal commands or odd apps. In fact, you already have everything you need to do it.

17 February 2020

Essential Guide: How to Make Linux Mint Look Like Windows 7

Make Linux Mint look like Windows 7 with this ace theme pack from B00merang project. It's easy to install and transforms the look of the Cinnamon desktop.

18 January 2020

How to Install the Mosaic Web Browser on Ubuntu

The NCSA Mosaic web browser helped to kickstart the web as we know it. Now, thanks to Snaps, you can install the Mosaic browser on Ubuntu & other distros.

7 January 2020

How to Install gThumb on Ubuntu 18.04 & Above

Learn how to install gThumb on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and related distributions to take advantage of the app's great photo organisation and image editing tools.

26 December 2019

Firefox Picture in Picture is Sweet, Here’s How to Use it on Linux

Firefox's picture in picture video playback feature makes it easy to multitask while watching video. Learn how to use picture-in-picture on a Linux desktop.

5 December 2019