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Does Ubuntu Need More Tux? This App Thinks So…

The Tux4Ubuntu project brings a touch of Tux to the Ubuntu desktop, with Linux mascot themes for GRUB, Plymouth, the Unity login screen, plus wallpapers and more.

30 December 2016
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Indicator Weather Gives You ‘At-a-Glance’ Temp on Ubuntu Phone

This is going to be a super brief post — briefer than a British summer, in fact. Most us are familiar with weather indicators for the Linux desktop. Heck, i’d be surprised if you weren’t […]

12 December 2016

How to Install Gedit 3.10 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Updated)

Wish Gedit still had its toolbar? We show you how to install an older version of popular open-source text editor on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

26 June 2016

Scripts to ‘Fix’ ThinkPad Touchpad Issues on Ubuntu

I don’t own a ThinkPad, but I know that a lot of you do. A reader who doesn’t wish to be credited pinged us a link to a set of scripts that claim to “fix” touchpad and […]

13 June 2016
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This Simple Hack Lets You Make Skype for Web Calls on Linux

This simple hack will let you make Skype voice calls using Skype for Web on Linux.

16 May 2016
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How To Install GNOME 3.20 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and want to upgrade to the latest GNOME 3.20 release? Well, you can, and in this post we'll show you how.

13 May 2016

How to Disable Automatic Updates On Ubuntu

Want to disable automatic system update notifications on Ubuntu? It's easy to do, and in this article we show you how.

27 February 2016

You Can Help Test the New Ubuntu Software Center

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will replace the Ubuntu Software Center with a new app store built by GNOME. Users are being invited to help test the new store.

15 January 2016

11 Useful Utilities To Supercharge Your Ubuntu Experience

Whether you're a relative novice or a seasoned pro, we all want to get the most from our operating system. Ubuntu, like most modern OSes, has more to offer than what is presented at first blush.

26 November 2014

How to Remove Music Players from Ubuntu Sound Menu

Since its introduction back in 2010, the Ubuntu Sound Menu has proven to be one of the most popular and unique features of the Unity desktop.

11 November 2014
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How to Install Android Apps on Ubuntu using ARChon (Updated)

Google recently announced the first set of Android apps available to run natively on Chrome OS, a feat made possible using a new 'Android Runtime' extension.

19 September 2014

How to Easily Create a Ubuntu Kiosk Computer

Linux distributions can be as feature-packed or as stripped back as needed, powering anything from inner-city signage to city council desktops.

31 July 2014