Ubuntu 13.10 Quick Tip: Enable Workspaces & Add Show Desktop Icon

This quick tip is going to show beginners how to enable workspaces and add ‘show desktop’ shortcut icon on Unity Launcher in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy. Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander final is to be released on October 17th. Now it’s in beta 2. By default, the Unity session only provide one working desktop. You can easily… Continue reading Ubuntu 13.10 Quick Tip: Enable Workspaces & Add Show Desktop Icon

How to move window buttons to right in Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander is going to be released on October 17th. I’ve installed the final beta on my laptop. If you’re not comfortable with Ubuntu’s default window title buttons (minimize, maximize, close) location, you can easily move them to right via following steps. 1.) Go to Unity Dash, search for and open Dconf Editor.… Continue reading How to move window buttons to right in Ubuntu 13.10

How to Disable Mouse-over Tooltips in Ubuntu 13.04 / 13.10

This simple tutorial will show you how to disable the mouse-over tooltip messages in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring and Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy using CCSM. It’s easy to do it using the CompizConfig Settings Manager by setting totally transparent tooltips. So that you can see them. NOTE: This method won’t work for the tooltips for Unity Launcher.… Continue reading How to Disable Mouse-over Tooltips in Ubuntu 13.04 / 13.10

How to Change Nautilus Background Color in Ubuntu 13.04

This simple tutorial shows you how to change the Nautilus file browser and other apps’ background & selected color if you’re boring with the default colors in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring. It can be easily done in Nautilus 3.4.x and 3.6.x via Dconf Editor. So this tutorial will also work for Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal and Ubuntu… Continue reading How to Change Nautilus Background Color in Ubuntu 13.04

Block Access to Unwanted Websites in Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/Linux Mint

Want to block access to certain websites from your machine running Ubuntu or Linux Mint? It’s easy to do it by editing the host file. With the hosts file, you can tell Ubuntu to redirect the specific websites to 127.0.0.1. So that the web browser returns below error: To do so, edit the /etc/hosts with… Continue reading Block Access to Unwanted Websites in Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/Linux Mint