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The GUI You Never Knew You Had: The X-Window System

The GUI You Never Knew You Had: The X-Window System

Most Linux users are familiar with the various desktop manager like KDE, GNOME, etc, but few understands the important component that makes each of these desktops possible – the venerable X-Window System. Let’s take a look at this important piece of software in more detail.

5 Seamless GNOME Shell Extensions

5 Seamless GNOME Shell Extensions

The GNOME shell introduced user interface changes that altered the way many Linux users now manage windows. Here are five GNOME shell extensions that seamlessly expand on the functionality of GNOME 3 without ignoring its new design conventions.

Searching the GNOME 3.6 Desktop

Searching the GNOME 3.6 Desktop

A stated goal of the GNOME project is to make finding and accessing our files easier than ever before. In this article, you will find a hands-on look at the current state of searching for data on the GNOME 3.6 desktop.

How to Set Up a Printer in Linux

How to Set Up a Printer in Linux

Printing in Linux can be a confusing territory. Many distributions don’t come with printing enabled by default, leaving it up to the user to set it up. This article will show you how to set up a standard USB printer in Linux.