This quick tutorial shows how to pin your application launcher icons to the Gnome Desktop in Ubuntu 19.04. In Ubuntu 19.04 Gnome 3.32, instead of Nautilus file browser the desktop icons are now handled by Gnome Shell extension. This makes ...

The final release of the open source kart racing game, SuperTuxKart 1.0, was announced. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 19.04 SuperTuxKart 1.0 is a major release that features: Play online with up ...

This tutorial is a rewritten of the previous ‘Fix ‘No WiFi Adapter Found’ for HP Laptops with Ubuntu 18.04‘, since wireless will stop working after installed or upgraded to a new Linux Kernel. Following steps will install the newest Realtek ...

Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo was finally released. This quick tip is going to show to how to remove the trash can icon and user home folder from the default Gnome desktop. 1. First open Ubuntu Software, search for and install ...

As we still need flash player to view some websites, here’s how to install Pepper Flash or Adobe Flash in Ubuntu 19.04 for Firefox or Opera web browser. Install Pepper Flash in Ubuntu: Google maintained Pepper Flash is available in ...

The default media player of Xfce and XUbuntu, Parole 1.0.2, was released recently with many bug-fixes and translation updates. According to the changelog, Parole 1.0.2 fixed following bugs: Improved support for missing Gstreamer plugin installers Fixed compiler error -Wcast-function-type with ...

This quick tutorial is going to show you how to install the classic style Gnome application menu in Ubuntu 18.04, and higher. There’s a Gnome Shell extension called Gno-Menu. It is a traditional styled full featured Gnome-Shell apps-menu, that aims ...

Gnu Emacs text editor 26.2 was released yesterday with a wide variety of new features. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 19.04, and derivatives. New features in Gnu Emacs 26.2 include: Emacs modules ...

For those sticking to the open-source RadeonSI / RADV / Intel / Nouveau drivers, the latest Mesa 19.0.2 graphics libraries is now available to install in Ubuntu 18.04 via PPA. Mesa 19.0 was released a months ago with many features ...

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (part of GCHQ) has released a new report full of advice on how to improve the security of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The NCSC is a (relatively new) section of the UK government responsible for issuing security advice ...

Brief: Step-by-step beginner’s guide to installing TeamViewer on Linux. It also explains how to use TeamViewer on Linux. TeamViewer is a remote desktop application primarily used to connect to a different system quickly and securely. It lets you remotely connect to ...

  Brief: Linux may not have a decent market share in desktop, but it rules the supercomputers with 498 out of the top 500 supercomputers running on Linux. Linux is still running on more than 99% of the top 500 fastest ...

Last week computer giant IBM unveiled it’s own, bespoke typeface. The font is called IBM Plex. It’s designed by IBM designers, and will (say FastCoDesign) be “be used almost everywhere letters appear”, from software and websites, to press releases, visitor passes, and ...

A brand-new version of the Skype desktop app is now available The new Skype for desktop client is rolling out from today across macOS, Linux and (some versions of) Windows. ‘Beyond the gaudy colours and large typography there are useful new ...

A new version of Brackets, Adobe’s open-source code editor, is now available — and it’s a notable one for Linux users. ‘The Linux build is now at par with what you get on Mac and Windows’ Brackets 1.11 is said to ...