This Extension Enables More Useful Top Bar Buttons in Ubuntu 22.04

For Ubuntu 22.04, Ubuntu 22.10, Fedora 36/37 & other Linux with GNOME 42/43, there’s a new extension to enable more useful gadgets into top panel. It’s “Aylur’s Widgets” extension that adds Dash, Workspace dots, Media playback control, Battery bar, Power menu in top-bar. All of them have ON/OFF switches, position option (left, center, right) as… Continue reading This Extension Enables More Useful Top Bar Buttons in Ubuntu 22.04

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Replace “Activities” with Current Workspace Name in Ubuntu 22.04 / Fedora 36

This simple tutorial shows how to set custom names for your desktop workspaces, and replace “Activities” in the top-left with the current workspace name you specified. Today’s desktop operating systems mostly have multiple desktops to group app windows in different screen. These virtual desktops in GNOME (default desktop environment in Ubuntu/Fedora Workstation) are called workspaces.… Continue reading Replace “Activities” with Current Workspace Name in Ubuntu 22.04 / Fedora 36

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How to Set Different Wallpaper for Each Workspace in Ubuntu 22.04

Want to set different wallpaper for each desktop workspace? You can now do this in Ubuntu and Fedora via a GNOME extension. This is one of my favorite features when Ubuntu was using Unity as default desktop. After switched back to GNOME, I didn’t find an alternative method to re-implement this feature until I met… Continue reading How to Set Different Wallpaper for Each Workspace in Ubuntu 22.04

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Toggle Conservation Mode for Lenovo IdeaPad in Ubuntu 22.04

Running Ubuntu 22.04 or Fedora 36 on a Lenovo IdeaPad laptop? It’s super easy to turn on/off the conservation mode. Conservation Mode is a feature of Lenovo IdeaPad to prolong life of the battery. It’s targeted for those who plug-in ac power. With the mode enabled, the battery will only charge to 55-60%. For the… Continue reading Toggle Conservation Mode for Lenovo IdeaPad in Ubuntu 22.04

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How to Make Your Apps Start in Specified Workspace in Ubuntu 22.04

When you try to open an application in Ubuntu, Fedora or other Linux with GNOME, it’s possible to specify in which desktop workspace the app window should start! Most operating systems today have multiple desktops to organize unrelated ongoing projects. In Ubuntu Linux, we usually called them “workspaces”. For most common used applications, user may… Continue reading How to Make Your Apps Start in Specified Workspace in Ubuntu 22.04

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