Articles Filed Under How To

nautilus gtk header bar

How To Enable Nautilus Client-Side Decorations on Ubuntu

We show you how to enable client-side decorations in Nautilus on Ubuntu, and you don't need to switch to a different desktop environment to do it!

21 February 2017
gnome extensions preferences

How To Use the Hidden GNOME Shell Extensions Prefs App

Did you know that GNOME Shell hides a really useful GNOME Extensions configuration app? The gnome-shell-extension-prefs utility lets you configure and tweak preferences of your favourite GNOME extensions without needing to go to the ‘Installed Extensions’ page of the official […]

19 February 2017

How to Install Firefox Nightly as a Flatpak App on Ubuntu

We show you how to set-up Flatpak on Ubuntu to install the latest Firefox Nightly build. If you've been keen to try Flatpak out, here's how!

15 February 2017
mesa graphics ubuntu

Want to Install Mesa 13.0.4 On Ubuntu 16.04? Here’s How

It can be hard to keep track of which version of Mesa is available and where, with various PPAs peppered about the interwebs offering different snapshots at varying degrees of stability! But if you’re wanting to install […]

12 February 2017
photosphere image viewer ubuntu

View 360 Panorama Photos on Ubuntu with this Image Viewer Plugin

The view from the top of Glastonbury Tor is breathtaking. You can see for miles and miles across multiple counties in a stunning 360-degree panorama. When I visited I (naturally) couldn’t resist trying to capture the impressive view. Wanting […]

5 February 2017
libreoffice app icons

How To Enable The “Ribbon” UI in LibreOffice 5.3

LibreOffice 5.3 was released recently, and among its features is an experimental Microsoft Office style Ribbon toolbar layout. And you may be wondering how to enable it. Well, we’ll show you how to enable the notebookbar […]

3 February 2017
libreoffice app icons

How to Install LibreOffice 5.3 on Ubuntu (With One Command)

Want to install LibreOffice 5.3 on Ubuntu? We're gonna show you how to download and install it using a single Snap command — no PPA required!

3 February 2017
send-sms-ubuntu-desktop

KDE Connect Indicator Now Lets You Send SMS from the Ubuntu Desktop

Want to send SMS messages from the Ubuntu desktop? Well, now you can as Indicator KDE Connect has been updated to support sending SMS from the desktop.

29 January 2017

The Easy Way To Install Remmina 1.2 on Ubuntu (Updated)

Do you use the remote desktop app Remmina? If so you may be interested to know that a Snap package of the latest release is now available on Ubuntu.

23 January 2017
keepassxc logo

How to Install Password Management App KeePassXC on Ubuntu

KeePassXC, a community fork of the KeePassX password manager, is now available to install on Ubuntu as a Snap package.

23 January 2017

How to Install GNOME Shell Extensions with Firefox & Chrome

It'll soon be harder to install GNOME Extensions with Firefox, as the browser retires support for NPAPI plugins. We show you how to keep the feature.

23 January 2017
gimp on ubuntu graphic

How To Install The Latest GIMP 2.9 Development Build on Ubuntu

We show you how to install the latest GIMP development release on Ubuntu. This lets you experience all the new features coming in GIMP 2.10 nice and early.

15 January 2017