How to Get Better Performance on Old Ubuntu Laptop

This simple and brief tutorial is going to show you how to speed up your snail-slow laptop by tweaking your Ubuntu system. There’re some tools and apps to improve the overall performance of an Ubuntu powered machine. They are really helpful if you have an old machine with the hardware that are out of date.… Continue reading How to Get Better Performance on Old Ubuntu Laptop

Install Sticky Notes Indicator on Ubuntu 13.04

In this tutorial I’ll show you a lightweight sticky notes software for Ubuntu users. It’s indicator-stickynotes which allows you to jot down thoughts, lists, and reminders on your desktop. This simple tool works on Unity, Gnome Shell, XFCE/Xubuntu, with partial support for KDE/Kubuntu and Linux Mint (MATE and Cinnamon). Objectives: Install Indicator Stickynotes on Ubuntu… Continue reading Install Sticky Notes Indicator on Ubuntu 13.04

Install VDrift on Ubuntu 13.04, 12.04 and Linux Mint

Last updated on April 4th, 2019VDrift is an open source driving simulation made with drift racing in mind. It’s available for Ubuntu and Linux Mint users from PlayDeb repository. PlayDeb is an unofficial project that provides the latest open source and free games for the current Ubuntu Linux release, in an easy to install manner.… Continue reading Install VDrift on Ubuntu 13.04, 12.04 and Linux Mint

Easy Way to Change Tooltip Background & Foreground on Unity

Tooltips on Ubuntu Unity by default is white on black. This tutorial shows how to easily change the both background and foreground colors. Objectives: Change default tooltip background and foreground colors Enjoy! To get started, install the simple tool Gnome Color Chooser from Ubuntu Software Center. Open it from the Unity Dash. Navigate to Specific… Continue reading Easy Way to Change Tooltip Background & Foreground on Unity

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