Best GNOME Extensions in 2024

The GNOME desktop environment already looks quite decent and has virtually everything needed for comfortable work. However, with extensions, you can make it even better. You can more precisely configure the position of the panel, colors, and behavior of the environment. In this article, I … Read more

Snap vs Flatpak. What Difference?

Snap and Flatpak are software deployment and package management systems for Linux, that become very popular recent time. Both look pretty similar at the first gflance. Both have some level of isolation, contain all dependencies of application, once packaged, application can be installed in any … Read more

How to Enable Auto Login in Ubuntu

If you don’t want to enter your password each time you power on your PC, you can enable autologin in Ubuntu. Open the Settings app, go to the Users section, and click Unlock: Then enter your password to be able to change the global configuration: … Read more

How to Create a Desktop Shortcut in Ubuntu

In Windows, you can create shortcuts on your desktop to launch applications since the very first versions. A long time ago, Ubuntu and other distributions with GNOME had that ability too. However, after the GNOME 3 release, the desktop environment design was reworked, and all … Read more

Task Manager in Ubuntu

If you have switched from Windows, you know, that you can press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open task manager and get information about CPU or memory usage or kill unwanted applications. There is no direct equivalent for Linux, but you can use some applications and command-line tools … Read more

How to Enable Remote Desktop in Ubuntu 22.04

The remote desktop feature allows you to connect and control your PC remotely. For example, you can connect to your work PC when you are home, or you can connect to a remote work station that is available only in your work network. In this … Read more

How to Fix User is Not in the Sudoers File in Ubuntu

If you don’t turn on an “Administrator” switch when creating a user in Ubuntu, and then log in and try to run sudo, you will get an error: “user is not in the sudoers file this insident will be reported.” In this short tutorial we … Read more

How to Change Keyboard Layout Using Alt+Shift in Linux

In KDE, there is no issue configuring the hotkey you want to use for input switching. However, on the GNOME desktop, it is more complex. There the default keyboard shortcuts for switching layouts are Super+Space and Shift+Super+Space. The first switches to the next layout, and … Read more

How to Copy File and Rename Linux

Sometimes you may need to copy files from one location to another while also renaming them. This can be useful for various reasons, such as creating a backup, duplicating a configuration file for editing, or generating a new version of a file with a different … Read more