This Extension Always Hide GNOME Top Bar (Except in Overview) in Ubuntu

For PC / notebook has a small display, it’s possible to hide the top panel in GNOME desktop to get more spaces and/or focus on your work. There’s a ‘Hide Top Bar‘ extension that enables ability to auto-hide the top bar, just like the left dock does. However, in this tutorial I’m going to introduce… Continue reading This Extension Always Hide GNOME Top Bar (Except in Overview) in Ubuntu

Top 6 Weather Apps You Can Try for Ubuntu Linux in 2021

Halfway through the year, many new apps released and many abandoned. Here are 6 weather apps that are still useful in 2021. Without searching in web browser or watching an app on mobile, there are quite a few weather apps for Linux that display weather conditions and forecast either on desktop or via system tray… Continue reading Top 6 Weather Apps You Can Try for Ubuntu Linux in 2021

No ‘Activities’ Overview, Log in to Blank Desktop on Ubuntu 21.10 Gnome 40

Gnome 40 automatically logs into ‘Activities’ overview screen instead of a blank desktop. Don’t like this feature? Just disable it! Gnome 40 finally lands in Ubuntu 21.10, brings the new design of its ‘Activities’ overview screen. The workspaces are now horizontal and locate across the center of screen. Along with small boxes under the search… Continue reading No ‘Activities’ Overview, Log in to Blank Desktop on Ubuntu 21.10 Gnome 40

Automatic Shutdown Easily in Ubuntu via System Menu Option

Want to automatically power off Ubuntu after given time? Here’s an Extension adds the option to top-right system menu. Yes, you can do this either via a graphical shutdown application, or shutdown command with few parameter. However, for beginners or those hate Linux command, life will be easier with the ShutdownTimer extension. The extension adds… Continue reading Automatic Shutdown Easily in Ubuntu via System Menu Option

Easily Toggle Dark / Light Mode in Ubuntu 20.04, 21.04 via This Extension

Last updated on July 2nd, 2021 This simple tutorial shows how to add a system tray menu option to switch between Dark and Light system mode in Ubuntu. By default, the System Settings -> Appearance page offers options to choose Standard, Light, and Dark window colors. It however only apply the app theme. For system… Continue reading Easily Toggle Dark / Light Mode in Ubuntu 20.04, 21.04 via This Extension