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Quick Rearrange the GNOME App Launcher into Alphabetical Order

This GNOME extension rearranges the GNOME Shell application grid in alphabetically order, making it easier to find app shortcuts based on their name.
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‘Nordic’ GTK Theme Brings Nord Color Scheme to Linux Desktops

Nordic is a GTK theme based on the Nord colour scheme. It’s available in several variants and a GNOME Shell theme is also included. More details inside.
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Download Linux Distributions from a Terminal Using the OSGET Utility

The conventional method to download ISO is best when you have access to Graphical User Interface (GUI), but what to do when you just have a command-line interface? In this situation, you seek another system and get back with an ISO image. It’s not ideal. Why not try OSGET, a command-line application to download ISOs from the […]

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How to Make GNOME Shell Look Like Unity (‘Cos Why Not?!)

Want to make GNOME Shell look like the Unity desktop? If you do, then this guide is for you. Just don’t thank me for what follows. A reader called Alwyn sent the whole run-through to me via the Tip Form, complete with screenshots. They said I cou…

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Linux Mint 20.3 is Now Available to Download, This is What’s New

Linux Mint 20.3 is available to download. In this post we look at its new features, new theme, and new apps, plus share the links you need to download it.
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How to Add a ‘Shake to Find Cursor’ Feature to Ubuntu

macOS has a nifty feature that temporarily enlarges the on-screen pointer when you shake the mouse vigorously. It sounds daft, but this momentary magnification makes finding your pointer’s location on screen faster (and since most of us shake the…

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Papirus Icon Set Updated with 45 New Icons

The first Papirus icons update of 2022 is now available. Over 45 apps have been added to the icon set, and many icons redesigned. Find more details inside.
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elementary OS 6.1 Released, This is What’s New

We look at elementary OS 6.1 “Jólnir”, which is available to download. An improved App Center experience and new Alt + Tab switcher is among the changes.
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‘Useless Gaps’ Adjusts Space Between Snapped Windows in GNOME Shell

Do you want the aesthetics of i3-gaps but without the i3 bit? If so, that’s exactly what the wryly titled ‘Useless Gaps’ GNOME extension gives you. The dev says of their creation that it adds “useless gaps around tiled and maximized w…

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Add a Cool Falling Snow Effect to the Ubuntu Desktop

Want to add a falling snow effect to your Linux desktop? Of course you don’t, but since it’s Christmas you should! Inside are two tools you can use.
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Quickly Find, Download, and Update AppImages with this Neat Tool

If you like App Images and want an easier way to find, download, and update them, check out AppImage Pool. This app is pretty cool — come see!
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Compiz’s Iconic Window Closing ‘Fire’ Effect Comes to GNOME Shell

First came a GNOME extension reimplementing wobbly windows, then we saw the return of the cool 3D desktop cube effect — now comes the final part of the holy Compiz trinity: window fire. Intent on inducing nostalgia amongst Linux users of a certain vint…

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Linux Mint 20.3 Beta is Available to Download

Grab your testing pants ‘cos the Linux Mint 20.3 beta is available to download. Mint hasn’t formally announced the beta yet but the omg! tip box has been hammered with links to the Linux Mint 20.3 beta .iso from readers — it’s appreci…

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Zorin OS 16 Lite is a Classy Distro for Low-End PCs

If you’re on the hunt for a reliable, lightweight Linux distro that also looks good you need to check out Zorin OS 16 Lite. Released December 8, Zorin OS 16 Lite is a slimmed down version of the full (GNOME Shell based) Zorin OS 16 release. It&#8…

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Enable This Cool 3D Cube Desktop Effect on Ubuntu 21.10

I launch headfirst into 2009, aka the era flashy Linux desktop effects, as I check out a new GNOME extension that enables a rotating 3D cube desktop effect.
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How to Set up FTP Server in Rocky Linux 8.4

The FTP protocol was developed in the 1970s and is one of the most commonly used protocols to transfer data between computers over the Internet. However, despite being an old methodology, users still find it to be one of the best and most commonly used protocols, and users enjoy using it for uploading and downloading […]

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Blender 3.0 is Out, And It’ll Blow Your Socks Off

A new version of the free 3D creation software Blender is out and it looks phenomenal. Blender 3.0 comes with new features and updates like an upgraded ‘Cycles X’ rendering engine, 2-3 times better mesh editing performance, and much faster …

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Cutefish OS 0.6 Beta Released, Adds Lock Screen Controls and More Settings

A new beta build of CutefishOS is available to download. We took a look at this promising (and then Ubuntu-based) distro a few months back and came away impressed. It’s not yet “daily driver” ready — this latest update is a beta build…

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Fedora 35 is Now Available to Download

A new version of Fedora Linux is available to download. We look at Fedora 34’s new features and key changes, plus a link to download this new release.
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Microsoft Edge for Linux is Now Stable

Microsoft Edge for Linux has reached stable status after spending more than a year in development. The Chromium-based web browser made its Linux debut last October before hitting beta back in May. An official stable release was pegged for an indetermin…

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