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How to Enable the Blur Effect in KDE Plasma 5.13

The new blur effect in KDE Plasma 5.13 is wowing a lot of people, us included, but a few of you have been in touch to ask how you can enable or configure the blur on your own system. Plasma 5.13 should (as I understand it) come with the swish new gaussian blur effect enabled by […]

This post, How to Enable the Blur Effect in KDE Plasma 5.13, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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How to Use Emoji on Ubuntu

How to Use Emoji on UbuntuWant to quickly and effortlessly type emoji on Ubuntu? Well, you can — and in this short post we show you how. With the release of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS you can use emoji on Ubuntu right out of the box, so you already have everything you need. Nope, you won’t need to install third-party apps […]

This post, How to Use Emoji on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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How to Use GNOME Shell’s Secret Screen Recorder

So you want to record your Ubuntu desktop, but you don’t know which desktop screen recorder to use? Well, have you considered not using one at all? Don’t look at me strangely: I promise this makes sense. You’ve likely seen videos on YouTube where people share a screencast of their Linux desktops. Perhaps you want […]

This post, How to Use GNOME Shell’s Secret Screen Recorder, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Side View is the Firefox Feature I’ve Been Waiting For

Since its Quantum update I have to say that I’m loving Mozilla Firefox — but a promising new feature on the horizon could help me to love it even more! It’s called Side View and it’s an experimental feature available to try, from today, as part of the Firefox Test Pilot program. What’s that? Firefox Test […]

This post, Side View is the Firefox Feature I’ve Been Waiting For, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Transfer Files from PC to PC Over Your Local Network

Looking for a simple file sharing app to transfer files from PC to PC using Wi-Fi? If so, we’ve got you covered. LAN Share is a free, open-source and cross-platform tool that enables you to quickly send files between computers that run Windows and/or Ubuntu Linux. File transfers happens direct, PC to PC, over your local network […]

This post, Transfer Files from PC to PC Over Your Local Network, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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How To Get Nautilus ‘Type Ahead Search’ Back in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

ubuntu 18.04 desktop screenshotIf you miss the Nautilus type ahead find feature on the Ubuntu desktop, I’ve some good news. A new PPA has been created that brings this feature, which is also known as ‘interactive search’, ‘type ahead search’, and ‘search as you type’, back to Nautilus and back to Ubuntu. Upstream GNOME developers removed type ahead functionality […]

This post, How To Get Nautilus ‘Type Ahead Search’ Back in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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How to Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu

how to install google chrome in ubuntu graphicAs the world’s most popular web browser it’s natural that new Linux users often ask how to install Google Chrome in Ubuntu. It’s not a silly question. With Linux distress being built around “repos” most users attempt to install Google Chrome in Ubuntu Linux from Ubuntu Software app. Obviously they come up short when they […]

This post, How to Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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How to Try Firefox CSD on Linux, Right Now

firefox celebration gifFirefox support for client-side decorations (better known as CSD) is coming to its Linux app — but if you can’t live without it, we’re gonna show you how to enable it. As we’ve mentioned before, a CSD toggle is present in nightly builds of the browser. When enabled on GTK3 desktop it merges the title […]

This post, How to Try Firefox CSD on Linux, Right Now, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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