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Make Firefox Faster on Linux with this Simple Tweak

Apparently force enabling hardware acceleration in Firefox for Linux can make Firefox faster. So, in this post, we'll show you how to try it for yourself.

21 April 2017
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Plotinus Adds a Searchable Command Palette to GTK3 Apps

Say aloha to Plotinus, a natty new HUD-like command palette for GTK3 applications. Which ones? How about all of ’em. A HUD Analog (Kinda) Since news broke that Ubuntu is to switch back to GNOME in upcoming […]

19 April 2017
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Mount Your Google Drive on Linux with google-drive-ocamlfuse

For a fast way to mount Google Drive on the Linux desktop try google-drive-ocamlfuse. It lets you access your files, copy them, edit them, and much more.

19 April 2017

Sync GNOME Extensions Between Desktops using Google Chrome

You can sync GNOME extensions between machines using your Google account. All you need is the GNOME Shell integration extension.

17 April 2017
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How to Totally Uninstall Unity 8 from Ubuntu

With Unity 8 development dead-ended by Canonical there remain few compelling reasons to keep the Unity 8 desktop session installed on Ubuntu.

17 April 2017
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It’s Now Super Easy to Make Ubuntu Look like Windows

It's easy to make Ubuntu look like Windows 10 on Ubuntu 17.04 thanks to UKUI, a MATE-based desktop environment created by Ubuntu Kylin.

17 April 2017
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How to use Twitter Lite as a Desktop Twitter Client

Twitter Lite, the social networking service’s new web-based mobile app, works fantastically on the desktop. If you use Google Chrome on Linux, and you happen to be a big Twitter user, here’s a neat little tip. […]

16 April 2017

How to Change the GNOME Shell Font

I’m using GNOME Shell as my default Linux desktop on Ubuntu at the moment, and so far I’m really enjoying it — bar one thing. The main GNOME Shell UI font is not directly changeable. GNOME […]

14 April 2017

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 17.04 from an Earlier Version

We tell you how you can upgrade to Ubuntu 17.04 from an earlier Ubuntu version, both ahead of release day and after it. All it takes is one magical command.

13 April 2017

How To Enable Native Desktop Notifications in Google Chrome (Dev)

You can help test native desktop notifications for Chrome on Linux and macOS in the latest Google Chrome dev channel release.

12 April 2017

How To Change the Dash to Dock App Launcher Icon

If you want to make GNOME Shell look like Unity using Dash to Dock, here's how to change the app launcher icon to the Unity BFB icon.

12 April 2017
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How To Use Totem Video Player to Watch YouTube Videos

Did you know that you can watch YouTube videos on the Ubuntu desktop without using a web browser? Chances are you did, but it's taken me a while to notice it!

28 March 2017