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How to Install Gedit 3.10 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Updated)

Wish Gedit still had its toolbar? We show you how to install an older version of popular open-source text editor on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

26 June 2016
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How to Install VLC 3.0 Nightly On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

A couple days ago we got a little giddy covering burgeoning support for Chromecast in VLC 3.0. Many of you were equally as excited as us, even though a formal, stable release of VLC 3.0 is still many […]

16 June 2016

Scripts to ‘Fix’ ThinkPad Touchpad Issues on Ubuntu

I don’t own a ThinkPad, but I know that a lot of you do. A reader who doesn’t wish to be credited pinged us a link to a set of scripts that claim to “fix” touchpad and […]

13 June 2016
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Essential Guide: How To Install Steam on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

This post shows you how to install Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and above, as well as on Ubuntu-based distros like Linux Mint and Zorin OS. Now, there’s a good chance you’re reading this post with an […]

8 June 2016

How To Get Nifty Screenshot Tool ‘Screencloud’ Running on Ubuntu 16.04

Screencloud is a great screenshot tool for the Linux desktop, but it's not available for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. In this post we show you how to force install it.

6 June 2016

How To Disable Desktop Notifications on Ubuntu

The Unity 7 desktop in Ubuntu does not come with a ‘do not disturb’ feature by default. Ubuntu desktop notification can keep you notified of many things, from a track change in Rhythmbox to new […]

5 June 2016

How to Install Arc GTK Theme on Ubuntu

We show you how to install the latest version of the popular Arc GTK theme on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

5 June 2016

How To Install the Latest Plasma Desktop on Kubuntu 16.04

I'll keep it short and sweet: Plasma 5.6.4 is now available for Kubuntu 16.04 LTS though the Kubuntu Backports PPA.

30 May 2016
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This Simple Hack Lets You Make Skype for Web Calls on Linux

This simple hack will let you make Skype voice calls using Skype for Web on Linux.

16 May 2016
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How To Install GNOME 3.20 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and want to upgrade to the latest GNOME 3.20 release? Well, you can, and in this post we'll show you how.

13 May 2016

It’s Now Even Easier to See Color Emoji on Ubuntu

An update to the EmojiOne Font, which lets you see full color emoji in select Linux apps, is now available.

8 May 2016
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Cinnamon 3.0 Is Released, Here’s How To Install it On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Cinnamon 3.0 has been released and chances are you’re itching to upgrade to it! Well, first hold your horses. This latest stable release of the popular GNOME-fork brings a modest set of improvements to the table. As […]

25 April 2016