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How to Upgrade to Linux Mint 20.3

We walk you through the process of upgrading to Linux Mint 20.3 'Una' from Linux Mint 20.2 or earlier. As you'll discover, upgrading Linux Mint is easy.

5 January 2022

How to Add a ‘Shake to Find Cursor’ Feature to Ubuntu

macOS enlarges the on-screen pointer when you shake your mouse, making it easier to locate the pointer on screen. Now you can get this feature on Ubuntu.

4 January 2022

I Hate to Say It, But Firefox: You’re Becoming Annoying

Firefox tells me about Mozilla VPN every time I open the browser. In this post I let off some steam about it, and detail how to disable it.

30 December 2021

How to Install Flatpak & Flathub on Ubuntu (Complete Guide)

Learn how to install Flatpak on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or later to access hundreds of Flatpak apps available on Flathub — it's easier than you think!

30 December 2021

OS Prober is Disabled in Ubuntu 22.04, Here’s a Workaround

As OS-prober is disabled in GRUB 2.06, Ubuntu 22.04 won't add Windows or other Linux distros to your boot menu. We explain why and share a fix.

19 December 2021

Add a Cool Falling Snow Effect to the Ubuntu Desktop

Want to add a falling snow effect to your Linux desktop? Of course you don't, but since it's Christmas you should! Inside are two tools you can use.

17 December 2021

How to Enable a Fiery Window Closing Effect on GNOME Shell

First came a GNOME extension reimplementing wobbly windows, then we saw the return of the (very cool) 3D desktop cube effect — now comes the final part of the holy Compiz trinity: window fire. For […]

15 December 2021

Want to Customise the GNOME Shell Clock? Here’s How

We look at various ways to customise the GNOME Shell clock. From showing the date through to creating a 'stacked' layout split across two lines.

11 December 2021

How to Change Notification Position on Ubuntu with an Extension

If you want to move notifications on Ubuntu to a different part of the screen, you can. We look at three way to change notification position in this post.

9 December 2021

Linux Mint’s Sticky Notes App Works Great on Ubuntu

'Sticky' is a desktop sticky notes app created by Linux Mint but available to install on Ubuntu. We look at its features and show you how to install it.

7 December 2021

Updated: How to Enable Nautilus Typeahead Search in Ubuntu

Nautilus' typeahead search was a feature many were sad to see removed. Thankfully a third-party PPA patches the feature back in for Ubuntu users.

25 October 2021

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 21.10

Do the warm reviews for the latest Ubuntu 21.10 release have you intrigued? If they do, here's how to upgrade to Ubuntu 21.10 from an earlier version.

20 October 2021