Over the years, Linux has continued to become friendlier for new users. That push includes graphical software centers for installing and managing apps. It’s a great idea, but can GNOME and KDE Plasma pull it off?
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HiDPI screens have been a sore spot for Linux users for a long time. GNOME 3.26 introduced fractional scaling to help improve the Linux desktop experience.
GNOME 3.26 completely removes the legacy system tray at the top of your desktop. Learn how to bring it back with the TopIcons Plus extension.
After a long while, Ubuntu is looking to abandon Unity in favor of the Gnome desktop for Ubuntu 18.04. What does this mean, and what’s its impact to its users? Let’s find out.
Thanks to the Ubuntu community there is a great deal of third-party software that integrates perfectly with Gnome Shell. Here are 10 of the best Gnome applications.
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.
Ever since Gnome version 3.12, it has been possible to disable extension version checks. If you’re wondering how it’s done, keep reading.
Having only one hard drive to hold your personal files can be dangerous. This is why backing up your hard drive via Gnome disk utility is essential.
Outside of Gnome Shell, client-side decorations on windows can be quite annoying. Luckily, someone has created some software to bypass these decorations.
if you spend any length of time using the terminal, you may find that you want to customize it to better fit your needs.
For those who are not fans of the Ubuntu unity desktop, there are several Ubuntu derivatives for specific purposes. How out how to pick the best one for you.
Cron is a daemon that executes scheduled commands for Linux. You can use Cron to schedule and automate jobs in Linux, saving you from having to do them manually.
If you want to make your workflow even easier, you can consider having specific applications open up automatically into separate workspaces in GNOME, saving you from having to rearrange windows the old-fashioned way.
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.
Some users use their text editor extensively for scripting, coding, editing while others use it simply just for note-taking. If you belong to the latter group and are looking for a lightweight text editor, Leafpad is the one for you. [Linux only]
The most controversial changes in GNOME 3.6 is the Nautilus file manager, now rebranded as Files. The interface has been stripped down to present you with as few buttons as necessary. Here is a comprehensive look around the newly-redesigned file manager, showing how to manage files in GNOME 3.6.
If you have a old desktop monitor, or are using a netbook with limited screen space, you know that you are stucked with the small screen size and there is practically nothing you can do about it (or do you?) Newrez is a simple application for Linux (Gnome to be more specific) that allows you […]
Gnome 3.4 was released several days ago. This update brings a plenty of improvements to the user experience, including many bug fixes and small enhancements. Most of the applications have also gone through a redesign and have become more Gnome3-ish. Best of all, this release also brings an improvement to its performance and is now […]