How to Show/Hide Trash Icon in Ubuntu 22.04 Desktop

Ubuntu 22.04 finally merged desktop icon settings into System Settings (Gnome Control Center). However, it only provides few options to toggle display ‘Home’ folder, change icon size and new icon position. By right-clicking on desktop and select ‘Desktop Icons Settings’ from pop-up menu, it will bring up the ‘Appearance‘ settings page as the picture below… Continue reading How to Show/Hide Trash Icon in Ubuntu 22.04 Desktop

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Ubuntu 22.04 Switching to GNOME 42, with One Click Full Dark / Light, Accent Colors

Last updated on March 24th, 2022 The development build of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS finally shifts to GNOME 42 (in Beta now) in recent update with many visible changes! Firstly, the default wallpaper ‘warty-final-ubuntu.png‘ revealed. It’s no longer the old Ubuntu 21.10 wallpaper, but the brand new one: The default Yaru theme has been updated. System… Continue reading Ubuntu 22.04 Switching to GNOME 42, with One Click Full Dark / Light, Accent Colors

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Re-Enable Tab/Arrow Key Navigation in Overview & App Grid in GNOME 40/41

Can not navigate in Activities overview and app grid screen using Tab or arrow keys? Here’s how to re-enable the feature via extension in GNOME 40 & 41. In GNOME 3.x, user may press Tab or down arrow and then left/right keys to navigate between app windows in the overview screen. Also, the keys can… Continue reading Re-Enable Tab/Arrow Key Navigation in Overview & App Grid in GNOME 40/41

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Display User Avatar in Top-right System Menu in Ubuntu 20.04/21.10

Want to display your avatar icon in the top-right corner system menu? Here’s an extension to do the job for Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 21.10, and Debian 11 with GNOME desktop. You know, many Linux desktops (e.g., KDE Plasma and Cinnamon) display the icon/figure of user account in the system start menu. GNOME however does not… Continue reading Display User Avatar in Top-right System Menu in Ubuntu 20.04/21.10

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How to Display Your Text Message in Ubuntu 21.10+ Lock Screen

As you may know, Ubuntu supports for displaying custom text message in the default GDM login screen. There’s now an extension to do the job for the lock screen! Similar to Android lock screen owner info functionality, it allows you to add your message to the GNOME lock screen. The extension is called ‘Lock Screen… Continue reading How to Display Your Text Message in Ubuntu 21.10+ Lock Screen

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