Multiple desktop workspaces have long been an important feature of the Linux desktop. Half the battle in getting used to using 'virtual workspaces' is in finding a way to switch between them that suits your workflow. We list our top 5 ways of switching workspaces.
The Indian festival of Diwali/Divali starts today/tomorrow (depending on your timezone) and there's no reason why your desktop should miss out on the spectacular fun.
Today our compendium of computing curiosities (commonly called ‘OMG! 5!’) sees us poke around in the software drawers of everyone’s favourite social network Facebook. Below you’ll find five Facebook-only notification applications for use on the Ubuntu […]
Docky users seeking more control over how their Dock looks, behaves and functions will surely find a treat or two amongst the following five tips.
We list our five favourite extensible features for Rhythmbox in this weeks OMG! 5!
Applications running in Wine more often than not look like second-class citizens. That's no way to experience your OS - we're put together five tips for getting Wine applications looking, feeling & behaving like everything else on your desktop. In this OMG! 5! we take a look at five ways to improve the look and feel of Wine in Ubuntu.
There’s nothing worse than an application sitting in the notification area of your system panel and sticking out like a sore thumb on the cohesive hand of your desktop. Or something more poetic. Below sit […]
For all the 'ITSAMAC!!!OMG!!!1" sentiment flung in the direction of Ubuntu many don't think that it is 'Mac' enough. We've already covered turning your 'buntu box into a Windows 7 clone but attention turns to Microsoft's Cupertino-based rival and their popular OS X operating system. Here are five ways to make Ubuntu truly looking, behaving and feeling like a Mac.
Whilst many users seem to have more HDD space than they can shake a stick at (what does that phrase mean?) others are often left with less than a few GB's free to live in. If you're the latter - and hell, even if you're the former - here are 5 ways to free up some disk space in Ubuntu.
If you're sat looking a bit bamboozled by the name 'CoverGloobus' then where have you been?! The desktop Cover Art, controller n' Lyrics app is an application with no equal on Linux and no self-respecting eye candy lover should be with out it. Today's daily 5 looks over a handful of extra themes you can add to the art-rocking desktop display app...
Once you’ve installed Ubuntu from a LiveCD you might never give much thought to what else you could use it for. If so, then meet today’s Daily 5…
To counterbalance the increasing amount of bright and shiny-buttoned Metacity's of late I present you with some sober minimal Metacity themes to install and enjoy.