This tutorial shows how to enable some cool animations, when moving, opening, closing, minimizing and restoring app windows in Ubuntu with default GNOME Desktop. All the animations here are handled by GNOME shell extensions, meaning they will also work in ...

In Ubuntu desktop, most app windows by default start at top-left of screen. It’s quite annoying, since you have to move app window before it’s ready for use. So, in this tutorial I’m going to show you how to tweak ...

This tutorial shows how to enable variable refresh rate (VRR) to get better gaming experience in Ubuntu 24.04 with default GNOME Desktop. Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), aka adaptive sync, is a feature that allows your monitor to adjust the refresh ...

Dash-to-panel, the popular GNOME Shell Extension, got a update few days ago with the latest GNOME 46 support. For those who don’t know about dash-to-panel, it’s a free open-source extension for GNOME, which replaces the default panel and dock with ...

GNOME Desktop considers adding a new core application for audio playback! It’s Decibels, a basic free open-source audio player that is supposed to fill the gap of GNOME currently not having a Core app that is designed to open single ...

GNOME, the popular Linux desktop environment, announced new 46 stable release this Wednesday! The new GNOME 46, code-name“Kathmandu”, will be default desktop for Ubuntu 24.04 and Fedora 40 planned for next month, and optional for Arch, Manjaro, etc. The Files, ...

For Ubuntu, Fedora Workstation, and other Linux with GNOME Desktop, there’s an extension to help you focus on reading on the screen. It’s Reading Strip, a free and open-source app written in JavaScript. With it, a horizontal (and/or vertical) strip ...

GNOME 46, the default desktop for Ubuntu 24.04 and Fedora 40, will finally have the option to enable Variable Refresh Rate. Variable Refresh Rate, VRR in short, is a feature for TV, monitor, and other displays, allowing to adjust refresh ...

Loupe is the core image viewer app for GNOME since version 45, but it’s so far not made default in Ubuntu. It’s a fully adaptive image viewer that supports mobile form factors. It’s touch-friendly that supports 2-finger swipe left/right to ...

GNOME 46, the default desktop environment for next Ubuntu 24.04 and Fedora 40, now is in Beta stage. It’s now the best time for developers to test their applications and shell extensions. Gnome 46 features explicit Global Search for the ...

This simple tutorial shows how to get rid of the “Mobile Broadband” menu option from the upper right system status menu in GNOME Desktop. GNOME, the default desktop in Ubuntu and Fedora Workstation, has built-in support for mobile broadband. If ...

This simple tutorial shows how to install and enable the Classic Gnome 2 style desktop session in Ubuntu 22.04 and/or Ubuntu 24.04. Though the title said for Ubuntu, this tutorial also works in Debian 12 & 11. Fedora, Arch, and ...

GNOME 46 reached UI, ABI/API, and feature freeze stage today. Let’s see the top new features in this popular desktop environment. GNOME 46 will be the default desktop environment for Fedora 40 Workstation, Ubuntu 24.04, and optional in Arch, Manjaro, ...

This simple tutorial shows how to disable (or auto-delete) “recent” files tab in left side-bar of file manager in Ubuntu 24.04 & 22.04. GNOME Files, aka Nautilus file manager, has a “Recent” tab in left side-bar, which include all the ...

GNOME announced the first alpha of the next 46 release few days ago on last Friday. Let’s see what’s new in the desktop for next Ubuntu 24.04 LTS. First of all, every Gnome release has a new default wallpaper. This ...