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Ubuntu: Pause Music When Screen Lock Kicks In, Resume When Unlocked

Pause on Lock is a simple script that can pause music on Ubuntu when the lock screen kicks in. When you return to your desktop and log back in whatever you were listening to resumes, […]

1 August 2017
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GNOME Layout Manager Makes it Easier to Get the Look of Other OSs

Remember that neat GNOME Layout Manager script we sang the praises of a few short weeks back? Well, it’s now even better. Unity fans will be pleased to hear of improvements to the Unity 8 layout. The […]

22 May 2017

Install 24 Popular GTK Themes With One Command Using This Script

This script will install 24 GTK themes on Ubuntu, Arch and any other GNOME based Linux distribution straight from Git.

30 April 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

This Script Sets Wallpapers from Imgur As Your Desktop Background

Pyckground is a simple python script that can fetch a new desktop background on the Cinnamon desktop from any Imgur gallery you want. I came across it while doing a bit of background on the Bit Day wallpaper pack, and […]

4 December 2016
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Preview One Workspace While Using Another

Not everyone has room (or the attention span) for a multiple monitor set-up, and even if you do there are times when you may want to keep an eye on a workspace while working in another. You want, […]

9 November 2016
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How to Quickly Convert Comic Book files to PDF on Ubuntu

Want to convert crb or cbz to PDF on Ubuntu? Reader Rumesh986 has created a simple bash script that does exactly that.

2 October 2016

This Simple Script Instantly Improves the Look of Unity Desktop

Want to disable or turn off the background tiles on the unity launcher? This nifty little script lets you do exactly that.

29 August 2016

Analyse Your Wi-Fi Signal Strength on Ubuntu With This Script

Wifi signal strength can vary from room to room so knowing where the best spot to pitch up when snagging the latest 1.5GB Ubuntu .iso is valuable information. There are several apps available on Linux that […]

7 August 2016
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Streamline Your Workflow With These Nifty Nautilus Scripts

Nautilus is a powerful file manager, and by using its built-in shell scripting feature you can really level it up further.

18 July 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

How To Run Multiple Conky Scripts At The Same Time

If you want to run multiple Conky themes at the same time you can do so easily, without installing any extra packages. In this quick tip we show you how.

23 February 2016