The Best Desktop Environments of 2021

The Best Desktop Environments of 2021

It can be hard to find the best desktop environment. Here are our recommendations for the best Desktop Environments for your particular use case.

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Linux Mint 19.3 Xfce Edition Review

Linux Mint 19.3 Xfce Edition Review

Linux Mint has more than one flavor, including a lighter Xfce version. Check out our Linux Mint Xfce review to see how it fares against its big brother.

By John Knight -
How to Restart a Frozen Desktop in Linux

How to Restart a Frozen Desktop in Linux

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.

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5 XFCE Terminal Themes You Should Try

5 XFCE Terminal Themes You Should Try

There are numerous ways to spruce up the XFCE terminal. For those who want to tweak their terminal, here are five great XFCE terminal themes to check out.

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7 Great XFCE Themes for Linux

7 Great XFCE Themes for Linux

Just because you are using XFCE doesn’t mean it has to be ugly. Looking to spice up the look of your XFCE desktop? There’re plenty of XFCE themes around.

By Kris Wouk -
How to Set Up a Printer in Linux

How to Set Up a Printer in Linux

Setting up a printer in Linux is not as difficult as you think. Most printer models are already supported by default. Learn how to set up a printer on your Linux desktop.

By Nick Congleton -
The User Guide to Customize XFCE Desktop

The User Guide to Customize XFCE Desktop

XFCE is a great desktop manager that is both lightweight and customizable. If you are tired of Gnome or KDE and are planning to switch to XFCE, this tutorial will show you how to customize the XFCE desktop.

By Damien -
Easily Manage Remote Filesystems with Gigolo In Linux

Easily Manage Remote Filesystems with Gigolo In Linux

If you’re using a lighter-weight desktop for your Linux machine, or you just want a dedicated application for viewing and interacting with your remote filesystems, Gigolo is the one for you.

By Rebecca "Ruji" Chapnik -
5 Alternatives to Unity in Ubuntu Oneiric

5 Alternatives to Unity in Ubuntu Oneiric

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 […]

By Joshua Price -
Midori – The Little Browser that Just Might Surprise You

Midori – The Little Browser that Just Might Surprise You

You know all the web browsers, right? At least, all the REAL browsers. There’s Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome, and of course Internet Explorer. It’s not likely any more little guys could join a game with players like that, right? If you were to try Midori, the WebKit-based GTK web browser for Linux and Windows, you […]

By Joshua Price -