Ubuntu 19.04 “Disco Dingo” Release Date and New Features

The final release of Ubuntu 19.04 is expected to arrive on Thursday, April 18th, 2019. It will follow the typical 6-month development cycle and will be the only official build of the version offered for public testing. Canonical has stopped releasing alpha build release since Ubuntu 18.04 release. Ubuntu 19.04 code-named “Disco Dingo” According to… Continue reading Ubuntu 19.04 “Disco Dingo” Release Date and New Features

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How to install Budgie Desktop in Ubuntu 17.04

The Budgie Desktop is an intuitive and modern desktop, designed to use fewer system resources, and you will see a heavy integration with the GNOME stack. Solus OS uses Budgie as its default desktop environment. The Budgie main menu uses category-based filtering and features a type-as-you-search approach for quick and easy launching programs. Budgie’s all-in-one… Continue reading How to install Budgie Desktop in Ubuntu 17.04

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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Beta released for official flavors, download now!

If you are a Ubuntu user, you may know that Ubuntu doesn’t release the first Beta build of the in-development version. While this is entirely true, it’s kind of strange to understand the Canonical’s decision because anyway, Beta 1 does make into the officially supported flavors. The upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, dubbed as Bionic Beaver… Continue reading Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Beta released for official flavors, download now!

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How to Manage Startup Programs on Ubuntu

On booting your Linux Operating System, the basic functionality’s services are loaded immediately to the Linux Kernel and continue to run until the login screen appears. On logging-in, other services, including the desktop programs, are loaded. These are called ‘startup applications’ or ‘startup programs.’ We are not referring to services like the network manager; we… Continue reading How to Manage Startup Programs on Ubuntu

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How to disable screen locking in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Those new to Ubuntu 18.04 may be finding it hard to locate the setting to disable screen locking. This applies to people who migrated from Ubuntu Unity desktop environment. It can get confusing because looking for “lock” in the GNOME “Activities” menu and selecting it actually locks the screen immediately unlike in Unity where it… Continue reading How to disable screen locking in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

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How to switch between Wayland and Xorg in Ubuntu 17.10

Starting with Ubuntu 17.10, the dev team have decided to dump Xorg and incorporate Wayland as the default video driver, primarily to boost performance. But, Wayland is still in earlier phase of development and seems like “not yet” ready for use as daily driver. Was Canonical wrong in enabling Wayland by default in Ubuntu 17.10?… Continue reading How to switch between Wayland and Xorg in Ubuntu 17.10

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