Tag Archives: Pro User

Ubunsys Gives Ubuntu Power Users Easy Access to Scary Options

clean ubuntu systemToday I came across Ubunsys, an advanced system utility for Ubuntu 17.04, and I think power users among you may find it useful. Ubunsys, which is under active development and not yet considered stable, exposes various advanced security, package management and system settings in a straightforward wizard-style UI. Or to put it another way, it lets […]

This post, Ubunsys Gives Ubuntu Power Users Easy Access to Scary Options, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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The Way GNOME Handles Wallpapers Really Annoys Me

After: the ~/Pictures/Wallpaper directory is usedI love GNOME Shell — and no, not just because I’ve little choice now that is Ubuntu’s default desktop! But the more I use GNOME the more I learn that the desktop environment, like every other, has its own share of quirks, bugs and inconsistencies. Like the following appreciably niche niggle in the the way GNOME handles desktop wallpapers. A Minor Wallpaper Niggle I […]

This post, The Way GNOME Handles Wallpapers Really Annoys Me, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Ukuu Makes it Easy to Install Mainline Kernel on Ubuntu

ukuu settingsEver wondered how to install new kernel releases on Ubuntu? Using Ukuu (which stands for ‘Ubuntu Kernel Update Utility’) is one way to do it. This straightforward desktop app help you install a new kernel in Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and other Ubuntu-based distributions, using the “mainline” kernels published by Canonical. But before you jump ahead in pursuit of shiny […]

This post, Ukuu Makes it Easy to Install Mainline Kernel on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Indicator Weather Gives You ‘At-a-Glance’ Temp on Ubuntu Phone

the indicator in actionThis is going to be a super brief post — briefer than a British summer, in fact. Most us are familiar with weather indicators for the Linux desktop. Heck, i’d be surprised if you weren’t considering the amount of pixel inches we devote to them on this site! But Indicator Weather isn’t a weather indicator […]

This post, Indicator Weather Gives You ‘At-a-Glance’ Temp on Ubuntu Phone, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Scripts to ‘Fix’ ThinkPad Touchpad Issues on Ubuntu

thinkpad-1I don’t own a ThinkPad, but I know that a lot of you do. A reader who doesn’t wish to be credited pinged us a link to a set of scripts that claim to “fix” touchpad and trackpad issues on ThinkPad laptops running Ubuntu. Without a ThinkPad of my own I cannot attest how well these scripts […]

This post, Scripts to ‘Fix’ ThinkPad Touchpad Issues on Ubuntu, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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