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Enabling This Makes Firefox More Responsive On Ubuntu

Multiprocess Firefox mode is disabled on Ubuntu due to incompatibility with the Ubuntu Modifications add-on that's preinstalled. So, here's how to enable it.

1 May 2017
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This Script Organises Your GNOME Application Launcher into Categories

This script automatically organizes the GNOME Application launcher into categories and folders, saving you from needing to create and add app folders yourself.

27 April 2017
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The Way GNOME Handles Wallpapers Really Annoys Me

I love GNOME Shell — and no, not just because I’ve little choice now that is Ubuntu’s default desktop! But the more I use GNOME the more I learn that the desktop environment, like every other, has its own share of […]

25 April 2017
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2 Ways to Add App Folders to the GNOME Shell Overview

If you use the main GNOME application launcher (the fullscreen one similar to macOS’s Launchpad) you may have spotted two folders among the app launchers: Sundry and Utilities. These app folders ship by default; you […]

23 April 2017
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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
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Here’s How to Sync GNOME Extensions Between Different Installs

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