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GNOME Layout Manager Makes it Easier to Get the Look of Other OSs

GNOME Layout ManagerRemember that neat GNOME Layout Manager script we sang the praises of a few short weeks back? Well, it’s now even better. Unity fans will be pleased to hear of improvements to the Unity 8 layout. The scheme adopts a Global Menu extension (forked from the one we’ve spotlighted before) and uses Pixel Saver, an add-on that fuses the window title […]

This post, GNOME Layout Manager Makes it Easier to Get the Look of Other OSs, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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This Script Sets Wallpapers from Imgur As Your Desktop Background

Cinnamon 3.2 with Vertical Panels (Image: Linux Mint)Pyckground is a simple python script that can fetch a new desktop background on the Cinnamon desktop from any Imgur gallery you want. I came across it while doing a bit of background on the Bit Day wallpaper pack, and though it was nifty enough to be of use to some of you. So how does it work? Well, quite […]

This post, This Script Sets Wallpapers from Imgur As Your Desktop Background, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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How To See A Preview of One Workspace While Using Another

how to textNot everyone has room (or the attention span) for a multiple monitor set-up, and even if you do there are times when you may want to keep an eye on a workspace while working in another. You want, in effect, a preview window for a workspace — “…a floating window (with live updates) in the top right corner of […]

This post, How To See A Preview of One Workspace While Using Another, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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This Simple Script Instantly Improves the Look of Unity Desktop

unity launcher background tilesYou can make the Unity Launcher looks far nicer if you ditch the glossy square tile that traps each and every app that appears on the launcher. There are several ways to do this. The easiest/most common method is to switch to a GTK+ theme that has replacement Unity Launcher assets. Numix and Arc are two popular Linux themes that do. But what […]

This post, This Simple Script Instantly Improves the Look of Unity Desktop, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Analyse Your Wi-Fi Signal Strength on Ubuntu With This Script

wifi signal ubuntuWifi signal strength can vary from room to room so knowing where the best spot to pitch up when snagging the latest 1.5GB Ubuntu .iso is valuable information. There are several apps available on Linux that can assist you in finding the most signal-drenched Wi-Fi location in your house or apartment. Ubuntu even includes one out of the […]

This post, Analyse Your Wi-Fi Signal Strength on Ubuntu With This Script, 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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