Want to get better performance when playing games in Linux? Try GameMode! GameMode is a free open-source Linux project allows games to request a set of optimizations be temporarily applied to the host and/or game process. The project was originally ...

The Linux Mint team introduced many great new apps in recent releases. And now an Ubuntu PPA is available that contains these apps for all current Ubuntu releases. Without adding Linux Mint repository and setting the priority, an Ubuntu PPA ...

Want to enable Guest account in Ubuntu? Without switching to another display manager, you can add Guest in Gnome login screen for people to use your computer while NOT being able to install/remove app, change system wide settings, and access ...

JetBrains announced the release of PyCharm 2021.2. Features Python 3.10 support, auto-reload for browser HTML preview. Starting with the new release, users from Asian can enjoy the a fully localized UI in Chinese, Korean, or Japanese. And it’s going to ...

Audacity audio editor and recorder 3.0.3 was released a few days ago. Finally it adds official Linux binary via Appimage. Audacity 3.0.3 comes with minor bug-fixes, and binary changes. For Windows users, now it provides 64-bit EXE and 32-bit plug-ins ...

For those prefer Gnome 3 style Activities overview, here’s how to bring back the vertical workspace thumbnails in Ubuntu 21.10. Ubuntu 21.10 defaults to Gnome 40 and brings new design of the Activities overview screen. It now has large and ...

Halfway through the year, many new apps released and many abandoned. Here are 6 weather apps that are still useful in 2021. Without searching in web browser or watching an app on mobile, there are quite a few weather apps ...

Gnome 40 automatically logs into ‘Activities’ overview screen instead of a blank desktop. Don’t like this feature? Just disable it! Gnome 40 finally lands in Ubuntu 21.10, brings the new design of its ‘Activities’ overview screen. The workspaces are now ...

For those want to set the CPU TDP limit, a new Intel Controller app is available by Spanish Linux computer company Slimbook. TDP stands for Thermal Design Power, in watts, and refers to the power consumption under the maximum theoretical ...

Want to change the position of top-bar items, e.g., Activities button, app menu, date and time, and system tray icons? A Top Bar Organizer extension now is available for Ubuntu 21.04 Gnome 40. With it, you can drag and drop ...