Replace ‘Activities’ with System Logo Menu in Gnome (Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS)

For users switching from macOS, there’s a GNOME Extension to replace the top-left corner ‘Activities‘ with system logo menu. So the top-left corner will display your selected logo icon instead of the ‘Activities’ button. When you click on it, a drop-down menu opens with options to quick access: About system page. System Settings. Software Center.… Continue reading Replace ‘Activities’ with System Logo Menu in Gnome (Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS)

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Enable Ubuntu 16.04 Unity Style Login Screen in Ubuntu 20.04 & Higher

Missing the old Ubuntu Unity style login screen? It’s easy to get it back in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04 and higher. LightDM, stands for Light Display Manager, is a free open-source project by Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu. Ubuntu up to version 16.04 LTS uses it as the default display manager. And it’s present in… Continue reading Enable Ubuntu 16.04 Unity Style Login Screen in Ubuntu 20.04 & Higher

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Ubuntu 21.10 Finally Removed “Standard” Theme-box, Only Light & Dark Mode Now

Ubuntu 21.10 daily build got an update for its gnome-control-center package(System Settings) recently. The ‘Standard’ mode is finally removed from the Appearance settings. The Yaru theme developer team submitted the request to remove the ‘Standard’ theme when in June, since both GTK3 and GTK4 do NOT support having different background / text colors for headerbar… Continue reading Ubuntu 21.10 Finally Removed “Standard” Theme-box, Only Light & Dark Mode Now

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How to Create Restricted Guest Account in Ubuntu 20.04 / 21.10 GDM

Want to enable Guest account in Ubuntu? Without switching to another display manager, you can add Guest in Gnome login screen for people to use your computer while NOT being able to install/remove app, change system wide settings, and access files outside its own directory. Guest is available by default in Ubuntu 16.04 Unity desktop.… Continue reading How to Create Restricted Guest Account in Ubuntu 20.04 / 21.10 GDM

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How to Restore Vertical Workspaces in Activities Overview in Ubuntu 22.04 Gnome 42

For those prefer Gnome 3 style Activities overview, here’s how to bring back the vertical workspace thumbnails in Ubuntu 21.10 and Ubuntu 22.04. Since Ubuntu 21.10, the default GNOME desktop brings new design of the Activities overview screen. It now has large and horizontal workspaces locates across the center of screen. Along with thumbnails in… Continue reading How to Restore Vertical Workspaces in Activities Overview in Ubuntu 22.04 Gnome 42

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