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How To Get Nautilus ‘Type Ahead Search’ Back in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

If you miss the Nautilus type ahead find feature on the Ubuntu desktop, I’ve some good news. A new PPA has been created that brings this feature, which is also known as ‘interactive search’, ‘type ahead […]

11 May 2018
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Make Firefox Look like the GNOME Web Browser (Because Why Not, Right?)

If you’re using a vanilla GNOME session on Ubuntu with the Adwaita theme, and want to make Firefox look a little more at home, you can. In fact, with a bit of custom CSS you […]

6 December 2017

How to Reset Ubuntu Desktop to Default Settings

We show you how to reset Ubuntu to its default settings. Whether you're running Unity or GNOME Shell, you can easily reset Ubuntu to its factory settings.

2 October 2017
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How to Adjust the Color Temperature of GNOME Night Light

We show you how to adjust color temperature of the GNOME Night Light feature on Ubuntu so that you can set a hue and intensity that suits your tastes.

17 July 2017

Add Bling to the ‘ls’ Bash Command with Colorls

Are you a longtime lover of the ls command? If so here’s a small Ruby gem that, in its own words “beautifies” this common command with color and font-awesome icons. And the result is as […]

9 July 2017
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Ubunsys Gives Ubuntu Users Easy Access to Scary Options

Today I came across Ubunsys, an advanced system utility for Ubuntu 17.04, and I think power users among you may find it useful. Ubunsys, which is under active development and not yet considered stable, exposes various […]

9 June 2017
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MESA 17.1 Is Now Available for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Ubuntu users can upgrade to MESA 17.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 17.04 on their systems thanks to a new update in the Ubuntu X Swat PPA.

18 May 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

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

Gkill is an Interactive CLI Process Killer Written in Go

If you're looking for an interactive CLI process killer for Windows, macOS or Linux take a look at Gkill, an open-source beauty written in Go.

3 April 2017
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The Easy Way to Install Mesa 17.0.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Mesa 17.0.2 backports can now be installed from the Ubuntu X Swat Updates PPA on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS & 16.10, giving users with the latest stable mesa release.

27 March 2017
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Ukuu Makes it Easy to Install Mainline Linux Kernels on Ubuntu

Ever wondered how to install new kernel releases on Ubuntu? Using Ukuu (which stands for ‘Ubuntu Kernel Update Utility’) is one way to do it. This straightforward desktop app help you install a new kernel in Ubuntu, […]

14 February 2017