This Indicator Shows Laptop’s Battery Health in Ubuntu 20.04, 21.10

Want to check your laptop battery status in Ubuntu or other Linux? There’s a small indicator applet that can do the job in GNOME desktop. “Battery Status” is the free and open-source indicator applet developed by Lorenzo Carbonell, a software developer behind touchpad-indicator and my weather indicator. It displays an icon on GNOME top bar… Continue reading This Indicator Shows Laptop’s Battery Health in Ubuntu 20.04, 21.10

Mumble 1.4 Released! New Plugin Framework, TalkingUI, PipeWire & Markdown Support

The free open-source game chatting app Mumble released new major 1.4 version a day ago with exciting new features! Mumble is a high quality and low latency voice over IP (VoIP) app designed for gamers. By releasing v1.4.230, the first stable in v1.4, it now uses new versioning scheme of the form major.minor.build. The third… Continue reading Mumble 1.4 Released! New Plugin Framework, TalkingUI, PipeWire & Markdown Support

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‘Secrets’ – Modern Simple GTK4 App to Store Your Passwords in Ubuntu / Fedora

Looking for an app to store your passwords? Secrets is a good choice for those using GNOME desktop. “Secrets” is a free open-source password manager that integrates perfectly with GNOME desktop and provides a modern and easy to use user interface. It’s formerly Password Safe (nothing to do with pwsafe). Since v6.0, it’s called Secrets.… Continue reading ‘Secrets’ – Modern Simple GTK4 App to Store Your Passwords in Ubuntu / Fedora

How to Install Linux Kernel 5.16 in Ubuntu 20.04 & 21.10

Linux Kernel 5.16 was released a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 21.10, and/or Linux Mint 20.x. Kernel 5.16 comes with many new features. Here are some of them: Initial DisplayPort 2.0 Support For AMD Radeon Driver. Intel Protected Xe Path for Gen12 graphics. Intel AMX support for Sapphire… Continue reading How to Install Linux Kernel 5.16 in Ubuntu 20.04 & 21.10

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How to Quickly Find Mouse Pointer in Ubuntu 20.04 / 21.10

For Ubuntu 20.04+ and other Linux with GNOME desktop (e.g., Fedora workstation, Debian and Arch Linux), there’s an extension lets you quickly locate mouse pointer. The extension is called “Jiggle“. It highlights the mouse pointer position when it moved rapidly by applying 3 cool animation effects: Cursor Scaling, Spotlight, and Fireworks. User may choose one… Continue reading How to Quickly Find Mouse Pointer in Ubuntu 20.04 / 21.10

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