LightDM is the login screen you see once your Ubuntu machine starts up. It’s a lot better than the old days when you were dropped at a terminal prompt. The following will show you how to customize LightDM with themes and backgrounds to dress up that dull look.
Articles by Aaron Peters
When it comes to producing GUI prototypes, flowcharts, and other business diagrams, Microsoft’s Visio is often the go-to tool on the Windows platform. For Linux, Evolus Pencil is one of the best for creating quality images quickly and easily.
Autokey is great for text-substitution, but its scripting feature can make your Linux desktop even more powerful and useful.
The APT system in Ubuntu may be useful for installing applications, but it is not deploy a service/program. The Juju system aims to make access to server-based programs as simple as those for the desktop. Here’s how to use it.
When you think of editing images on Linux, your first thought may be of GIMP, but do you know that Gwenview can be a useful photo editor as well?
There are several media center applications for Linux users. For fans of KDE, there’s a new Plasma Media Center that will fit in nicely with your desktop.
Virtualbox is a useful application that allows you to run another operating system in your Ubuntu. Here, we will show you how you can setup your Ubuntu so you can log directly into the Virtual Machine from the login screen.
This article examines the desktop toolkits, GTK+ and Qt, that allow developers to create applications quickly and with a common look and consistent functionality.
If you are a writer, you would have used tools like Final Draft or Scrivener to create your work. What if you are a Linux user and those tools are not available on Linux platform? Here are some Linux-based creative writing applications for you.
Instead of the regular basic command you use regularly, here are several improved alternative commands that can make you more productive.