Articles Tagged Unity

News, tips and features on the Unity desktop environment, the default shell in Ubuntu.

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How To Make GNOME Shell Look Like Unity

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 […]

10 April 2017

What’s Next for Ubuntu Desktop? Mark Shuttleworth Shares His Plans

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.

9 April 2017

It’s About To Get Easier to Enable Low Graphics Mode on Ubuntu

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

11 January 2017

How to Enable Low Graphics Mode on Ubuntu (Updated)

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.

17 November 2016

Unity 7 Low Graphics Mode Is Super Fast [Video]

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 […]

17 November 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

Quickly Switch Between Different Lists of Pinned Apps on the Unity Launcher

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.

26 August 2016
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The Unity Desktop Improves Low Graphics Mode

Compiz updates aimed at improving the performance of Unity in low-graphics mode are coming to 16.04 LTS.

15 July 2016

Do You Remember Unity Web Integration?

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 […]

13 May 2016

What To Expect from Ubuntu 16.10

Last week saw planning for the Ubuntu 16.10 development cycle get underway last week as the Ubuntu Online Summit,

9 May 2016
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Ubuntu 16.04 Beta 2 Released, This Is What’s New

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 […]

25 March 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