News, tips and features on the Unity desktop environment, the default shell in Ubuntu.
Following news that Ubuntu is to switch to GNOME as its default desktop in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, some users have been keep to get a head start and switch over a little sooner. Bad Voltage podcaster Stuart Langridge is among […]
Mark Shuttleworth has revealed more about what's next for the Ubuntu desktop following last week's dramatic news that the next LTS release will use GNOME.
Unity low graphics mode on Ubuntu will soon be easier to enable thanks to a new option added to the Unity Control Center app.a
We show you how you can enable Unity 7's low-graphics mode on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and above, and benefit from a faster, leaner desktop as a result.
Curious to know more about Unity low graphics mode in Ubuntu? Canonical has explained more. We first reported that Unity 7 was getting low graphics mode back in July. Since then, the feature rolled out as part of […]
Want to disable or turn off the background tiles on the unity launcher? This nifty little script lets you do exactly that.
This indicator applet lets you switch between different sets of pinned apps on the Unity launcher with a quick click. Ideal for those with cluttered Ubuntu desktops.
Compiz updates aimed at improving the performance of Unity in low-graphics mode are coming to 16.04 LTS.
Am I the only person who misses Unity web apps? The feature debuted in the Ubuntu 12.10 release and was, in my opinion, far ahead of its time. In a single broad stroke Ubuntu 12.10 took the web from being something confined to a browser window […]
Last week saw planning for the Ubuntu 16.10 development cycle get underway last week as the Ubuntu Online Summit,
A day later than expected, but the second beta in the Ubuntu 16.04 development cycle is now available to download. Although this is the second beta release in the Ubuntu 16.04 release schedule it is the first to include the regular version […]
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.