Tag Archives: Pro User

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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Make Firefox Look like the GNOME Web Browser (Because Why Not, Right?)

firefox user chrome css adwaitaIf you’re using a vanilla GNOME session on Ubuntu with the Adwaita theme, and want to make Firefox look a little more at home, you can. In fact, with a bit of custom CSS you can make Firefox look like Epiphany (aka GNOME Web), the core browser that ships with the GNOME desktop environment. Firefox […]

This post, Make Firefox Look like the GNOME Web Browser (Because Why Not, Right?), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Add Bling to the ‘ls’ Bash Command with Colorls

Are you a longtime lover of the ls command? If so here’s a small Ruby gem that, in its own words “beautifies” this common command with color and font-awesome icons. And the result is as luscious as it is lucid. Colorls for Bash Colorls is the name of the script and it (shock!) prettifies the […]

This post, Add Bling to the ‘ls’ Bash Command with Colorls, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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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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