Top 10 Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu 21.10 Desktop

Everyone needs to tweak the default desktop environment before getting ready to work! And here are the top 10 things that I’ve done after installing Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri. 1. Install Media Codec: If you didn’t enable ‘Install third-party software …‘ check-box during the installing process, you need to install the multimedia codecs for audio… Continue reading Top 10 Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu 21.10 Desktop

How to Upgrade From Ubuntu 21.04 to Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri

Ubuntu 21.10 officially released! Here’s what’s new and how to upgrade from the previous Ubuntu 21.04. Ubuntu 21.10, codenamed “Impish Indri”, is the new short-term release with 9 months support. It features Linux Kernel 5.13 with new hardware support. And it ships GNOME Desktop 40 with a redesigned activities overview screen. Workspaces are now arranged… Continue reading How to Upgrade From Ubuntu 21.04 to Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri

Hashbrown – Simple Tool to Verify Your Downloads By Checking File Hash

To verify downloaded packages, we do hash checks. And Hashbrown is a simple graphical tool to generate or verify file hash in Linux Desktop. Software developers often provide cryptographic hashes along with downloads, for users to ensure the file or program matches the source. Usually, they are MD5, SHA-1, and SHA-256 hashes. Ubuntu comes with… Continue reading Hashbrown – Simple Tool to Verify Your Downloads By Checking File Hash

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Toggle Light & Dark Mode for Flatpak Apps in Ubuntu 20.04+ / Linux Mint

Using Flatpak apps in Linux? You may found that Flatpak app appearance does not change when toggling light & dark mode or switching to another app theme. As more and more apps publish Linux packages via Flatpak, I have a few of them installed in my Ubuntu laptop. However, the apps stick to the light… Continue reading Toggle Light & Dark Mode for Flatpak Apps in Ubuntu 20.04+ / Linux Mint

How to Shorten Dock Panel & Move ‘Show Applications’ to Top in Ubuntu 21.10

After installed the new Ubuntu 21.10, one of the top things to do is tweaking the left dock panel. Via “System Settings -> Appearance”, you may change the panel position to bottom, adjust icon size, and enable auto-hide. However, the 9 dots ‘Show Applications’ icon sticks to the bottom which is not movable. Move ‘Show… Continue reading How to Shorten Dock Panel & Move ‘Show Applications’ to Top in Ubuntu 21.10

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