If you’re a Gnome 3 user with dual monitors, you only get one screen with a taskbar and workspace switcher. Here’s how to make it appear on both monitors.
The latest release of Gnome 3.18 brings a host of changes and improvements. Here we go over major improvements and how to update to 3.18 or fresh install.
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.
If you are not a fan of one of GNOME 3’s default fonts, for example the Cantarell font, it is possible to replace it. The following shows how to change the fonts in GNOME 3.
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.
With the past few releases, Ubuntu has been focusing more and more on their homegrown desktop Unity. Some people love it, but a lot of us don’t. Fortunately, as with all things Linux, there are many alternative options. For those of us who just can’t find a way to unite with Unity, here are 5 […]
Even though Gnome 3 (aka Gnome shell) is still in beta, it has sure garnered a lot of attention from both Linux enthusiasts and power users. Most of us who are not happy with Ubuntu unity tend to install Gnome 3 (or try out Fedora) and see how it fares against the Unity desktop. If […]
I’ve been a die-hard Debian fan for about 10 years, and I’ve written several articles on the subject. That said, most of our Linux-savvy readers are Ubuntu users, so that’s been my main desktop OS for as long as I’ve been a MakeTechEasier writer. Ubuntu has always been fine, and generally got the job done […]
As we’ve mentioned several times before, a few of us here at MakeTechEasier are big fans of Gnome 3. Sadly, since the project is still fairly young, it’s not nearly as configurable or feature-rich as its 2.x cousins. At the moment, the standard install provides no quick and obvious way to change many of the […]
With the changes coming to the desktops of some major Linux distributions, it looks like we’re beginning to see some welcome differentiation between how each distro presents itself to users. Fedora and Ubuntu are of course well known as some of the most popular and user-friendly Linux systems, and while they have many similarities, their […]
When Gnome Shell was first becoming available over a year ago, we took a look at it to see what the foundation was like, and to see what direction the Gnome desktop was likely to go. At the time, we liked it, though it was clearly a “rough draft” of what it could eventually become. […]