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Geary 0.11 on Ubuntu 16.04

Geary 0.12 Released, Here’s How To Install It on Ubuntu

Geary 0.12 has been released, the first major update of the app since 2016. It features, among other changes, improvements to the rich text composer.

3 October 2017

How To Enable Fractional Scaling in GNOME 3.26 on Ubuntu 17.10

Despite the best efforts of many fractional scaling wasn’t ready for the GNOME 3.26 release earlier this month. But those of you running GNOME on a HiDPI display need not despair as you can enable experimental […]

21 September 2017
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Replacement Telegram Tray Icons for GNOME Shell

This posts shows you how to replace the colorful Telegram tray icon on Linux with a GNOME Shell colored white set. It's a simple tweak that anyone can do.

17 September 2017
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How to Disable Network Connectivity Checking in Ubuntu 17.10

As someone who works out of public coffee shops quite regularly I’m looking forward to the addition of captive portal detection in Ubuntu 17.10. This feature aims to make as easy to connect to public wifi […]

9 September 2017
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Make a GIF from Video on Linux Using Gifcurry

Want to make GIFs from video on Linux? Use Gifcurry, an open-source app that also lets you add text to gifs, and upload them to sites like Imgur.

5 September 2017

Finding Files in the Command Line (How To)

Unfortunately in Linux, certainly Ubuntu, the default GUI file search is not the most useful way to find files. With just a small amount of patience you can find files quickly and easily using the command […]

2 September 2017
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Budgie Desktop 10.4 Released, Here’s How To Install it on Ubuntu

Itching to install Budgie desktop 10.04 on Ubuntu? Well, get ready to scratch as it's now available to install on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 17.04.

29 August 2017

How To Search Google from the Command Line

If you wanted to Google from the command line you need to check out Googler, a small open-source tool with lets you search the web from a terminal.

18 August 2017
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Integrate Your Android Phone with GNOME Shell

It's now possible to integrate features of KDE Connect with GNOME Shell desktop using the GNOME extension called Mconnect.

10 August 2017

Firefox Nightly — How To Go Hands on with the Newer, Faster Firefox

The hype around Firefox 57 is building fast. In this post we show you how to get an advance hands-on with it using Firefox Nightly.

7 August 2017
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[How To] Fix The Google GPG Error on Ubuntu

We show you how to fix the 'failed to fetch' apt error caused by Google changing the key it uses to sign its Linux repo.

6 August 2017
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Ubuntu: Pause Music When Screen Lock Kicks In, Resume When Unlocked

Pause on Lock is a simple script that can pause music on Ubuntu when the lock screen kicks in. When you return to your desktop and log back in whatever you were listening to resumes, […]

1 August 2017