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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

How to Install/Upgrade to LibreOffice 5.4 on Ubuntu

We show you how to install or upgrade to LibreOffice 5.4.0 on Ubuntu using the official LibreOffice PPA using two simple commands. Neat-o.

31 July 2017
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How To Reduce JPG/PNG File Size on Ubuntu Using a Nautilus Script

A simple Nautilus script that makes it super easy to reduce jpg quality, resize images, and convert png files to jpg on Ubuntu and other Linux distros.

7 July 2017
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Type Emoji Quickly on Ubuntu Desktop with IBus-UniEmoji

Emoji support on Linux is sort of lacking — but love ’em or loathe ’em, the Unicode-embedded smileys are everywhere. We’ve shown you before how to see color emoji on Ubuntu using EmojiOne, and highlighted […]

5 July 2017

Make Rhythmbox Look Better with this Alternative Toolbar Plugin

Rhythmbox Alternative Toolbar is a Rhythmbox plugin that improves the look and layout of the music player by rearranging elements and using CSD.

21 June 2017

How to Create a Bootable Windows 10 USB on Ubuntu

Learn how to create a bootable Windows 10 USB on Ubuntu or other Linux distros using a USB writing tool called 'WoeUSB'. Spoiler alert: it's easy.

16 June 2017
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How To Change Folder Color on Ubuntu

Do you want to know how to change folder color on Ubuntu? In this post we'll show you how to install an app that lets you quickly change folder color.

15 June 2017
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How to Install Sublime Text 3 on Ubuntu (Official Repo)

We show you how to install Sublime Text 3 on Ubuntu in three simple commands, using the official Sublime Text Linux repository.

28 May 2017
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An Unofficial Latte Dock PPA Appears in the Wild

An unofficial Latte Dock PPA finally provides Ubuntu users with an easy way to install Latte Dock and run it on the Plasma desktop.

22 May 2017
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How to Add Folders to Plank, the Popular Linux Dock

It's easy to add folders to Plank, the popular Linux desktop dock app. Just drag and drop a folder full of files, photos or app shortcuts to the dock.

19 May 2017
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How To Update GNOME Extensions

Unsure how to update GNOME extensions? You’re not alone. I’ve seen a number of people asking how to update GNOME Shell extensions these past few weeks, no doubt thanks to recent events in Ubuntu-land causing more people to […]

14 May 2017
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How to Install Etcher, the open-source USB writer tool, on Ubuntu

Etcher, a popular open-source USB image writer tool for Windows, macOS and Linux, has just issued a new stable release. Version 1.0 arrives almost one year to the day since we first introduced you to the easy-to-use image writer tool on this site. The […]

13 May 2017