There are times when your Linux desktop will just freeze and stop responding to input. Here is how you can restart the frozen desktop without rebooting.
Not every Linux distro is suitable to use on a touchscreen. Choose the right desktop environment, and you’ll have an easier time using it with a touchscreen monitor.
The LXDE desktop environment design is kind of outdated and bland. Luckily, you can easily customize it to your own liking. Here are 11 great themes for LXDE.
Pantheon is a popular Linux desktop environment, but it’s not available for Ubuntu. Learn how to install Pantheon on you Ubuntu PC.
macOS and Windows 10 have good HiDPI support for high-resolution monitors. Here are the best Linux desktop environments to use with HiDPI displays.
The latest version the Cinnamon desktop environment, version 2.8, was recently released and brings a host of bug fixes and improvements as well as some new features. Let’s take a look at them.
Lumina is a super-light, user-friendly and very customisable desktop environment. Let’s check out how it performs in our review.
The new Cinnamon desktop, v2.6, has been officially released. This review covers major improvements along with how to upgrade or install for the first time.
This article goes over window managers and desktop environments. You’ll learn the pros and cons of each to help you better decide which is right for you.
Most people love a pretty desktop, but for those who prefer something light, here is a list of all the different lightweight desktop environments for Linux.
Looking to try out Budgie without installing the whole Evolve OS distro? Here is how you can install Budgie on Ubuntu, Arch Linux, Fedora and OpenSUSE.
The next version of LXDE will be based on LXQt, which is a merge of the LXDE-Qt and the Razor-qt projects. Here is how you can test LXQt on (L)Ubuntu.
Do you want to test the various desktop environments and see which one is the best for you? Look no further than Hybryde Fusion which let you test out 11 DE at once.
Linux Deepin is a beautiful Linux Distro based on Ubuntu. The latest version 12.12 is even better, more elegant and is running more smoothly than its previous version. If you have no intention to format your PC and install Linux Deepin from scratch, here is how you can install the Linux Deepin Desktop on Ubuntu and access it from the login screen.
If Unity has got you frustrated and you think the upcoming integration with Amazon is too much, you’ve got lots of options if you want to change desktop environments.
Here at MakeTechEasier, we’ve covered Linux desktop issues of all kinds, and we’ve examined desktop environments both well known (Gnome and KDE) as well as somewhat obscure (Window Maker, LXDE). For some reasons, we’ve never taken a close look at the very popular XFCE desktop environment. It’s nearly as feature-rich as Gnome, but with a […]
Gnome and KDE are great – they give you a beautiful desktop with all the tools and utilities you need. On either system, you’ll find a solid window manager, desktop icons, a panel full of applets, the works. That’s all well and good for your average desktop PC, but what if you need something lighter, […]
When KDE 4.0 was released, it was clear that it was not finished and not ready for production. By version 4.2, the completely redesigned and recoded desktop environment was starting to regain the stability and depth that many loved about KDE 3, while also adding new features that make KDE a unique and rewarding desktop […]