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 […]
Hardcore Banshee user Leo McArdle sent in the following handy tip: – “Hey, today I stumbled upon the NOT operator in the search of banshee. For example, if I want to only see tracks without “demo” […]
I know it's minor, but I am so pleased to see support for logging out, restarting and shutting down added to the Dash in Ubuntu 11.10.
Got tinny sound in Ubuntu on your iMac? Here's the (super) quick fix.
Trying to play a DVD in Ubuntu but getting no-where? You probably forgot to enable DVD playback. Here I show you how.
Sometimes it seems like there just aren't enough ways to endanger your stable Ubuntu set-up. 'BleedingEdge' is a script that offers up a selection of unstable software to put paid to that.
Solving minor issues in Ubuntu just got easier with the launch of '?YeoWorks Ubuntu Solutions' - a small application that provides one-click 'solutions' for a raft of Ubuntu bugs, flaws and annoyances.
If suspend and/or hibernate doesn't work for you in Ubuntu the following 'how to' guide may be of use.
Using 'proprietary/restricted' drivers for Nvidia and ATI graphics cards often results in a less-than-perfect looking boot screen. Although purely a cosmetic flaw - it doesn't impeded the boot speed or performance - its one that greets you time and time again. Thankfully the script below does, in most cases, 'fix' it.
Chrome/ium doesn't use Ubuntu's new Overlay Scrollbars which is a shame: thy're cute, slim and awesome to use. Whilst we can't enable overlay scrollbars themselves in Chrome/ium we can at least match the look, courtesy of reader Micha R who mailed in just how to do this...
Ubuntu 11.04 saw 'resize grips' introduced to the bottom right corner of GTK+ applications in order to make resizing windows that little bit easier. But not everyone appreciates it. Disabling the grip, whilst costing you a more precise target for resizing, is an easy 'hack' to accomplish.
'Grub Customizer' aims to make it a bit easier, providing a graphicl interface for allows for changing/setting various grub2/burg settings.