KGX – Minimal Terminal Emulator Aims to be Core App for GNOME & Phosh

KGX is a simple and user-friendly terminal emulator for GNOME. It aims to be a “Core” app for GNOME and Phosh, graphical shell for mobile devices like Purism’s Librem 5. Rather than replacing GNOME Terminal, it’s on target to serve casual Linux user who rarely needs a terminal to carry out simple command line tasks.… Continue reading KGX – Minimal Terminal Emulator Aims to be Core App for GNOME & Phosh

Ubuntu PPA for Annotator – Elementary OS Image Annotation Tool

Linux has quite a few image annotation tools. “Annotator” is the one designed for Elementary OS with specific features. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 21.10, Ubuntu 22.04 via PPA. Without using GIMP image editor, I sometimes uses Shutter to annotate image quickly. As well, Ksnip has some useful tools (e.g., drop… Continue reading Ubuntu PPA for Annotator – Elementary OS Image Annotation Tool

This App Tells When the Next Rocket will Launch in Linux Desktop / Phone

For spaceflight enthusiasts, there’s now a GTK4 app for Linux Desktop and Phone (e.g., PinePhone, Librem 5) to keep track of upcoming rocket launches. It’s “Space Launch”, an open-source app gets data of the launches from spacelaunchnow.me. The app displays the next upcoming launches with information about the company and/or manufacturer, such as Rocket Lab… Continue reading This App Tells When the Next Rocket will Launch in Linux Desktop / Phone

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Toggle Panel Visibility & Custom GNOME Shell All-In-One via Extension

How to hide top-bar, remove left dock and ‘Activities’, as well as toggle visibility of a few other Gnome Panel items are often asked questions. I used to use a few extensions to do the jobs until met ‘Just Perfection’. Just Perfection includes a list of options to toggle visibility of GNOME UI Elements, customize… Continue reading Toggle Panel Visibility & Custom GNOME Shell All-In-One via Extension

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How to Type Unusual Characters and Symbols in Ubuntu GNOME

 For Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux with GNOME desktop, here’s how to type unusual characters (e.g., Ẽ, ©, , ¼, €, etc) using the standard QWERTY computer keyboard. Without using a virtual keyboard, the standard physical keyboard supports for inserting alternate characters and symbols using the Compose key in Linux. Here’s how to enable… Continue reading How to Type Unusual Characters and Symbols in Ubuntu GNOME

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