How to Restore Vertical Workspaces in Activities Overview in Ubuntu 21.10 Gnome 40

For those prefer Gnome 3 style Activities overview, here’s how to bring back the vertical workspace thumbnails in Ubuntu 21.10. Ubuntu 21.10 defaults to Gnome 40 and 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 the top, you… Continue reading How to Restore Vertical Workspaces in Activities Overview in Ubuntu 21.10 Gnome 40

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No ‘Activities’ Overview, Log in to Blank Desktop on Ubuntu 21.10 Gnome 40

Gnome 40 automatically logs into ‘Activities’ overview screen instead of a blank desktop. Don’t like this feature? Just disable it! Gnome 40 finally lands in Ubuntu 21.10, brings the new design of its ‘Activities’ overview screen. The workspaces are now horizontal and locate across the center of screen. Along with small boxes under the search… Continue reading No ‘Activities’ Overview, Log in to Blank Desktop on Ubuntu 21.10 Gnome 40

Change ‘Activities’, App Menu, Data & Time Position in Ubuntu 21.10 via Extension

Want to change the position of top-bar items, e.g., Activities button, app menu, date and time, and system tray icons? A Top Bar Organizer extension now is available for Ubuntu 21.04 Gnome 40. With it, you can drag and drop to re-order top panel items as you prefer. For example, moving the Activities button or… Continue reading Change ‘Activities’, App Menu, Data & Time Position in Ubuntu 21.10 via Extension

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Automatic Shutdown Easily in Ubuntu via System Menu Option

Want to automatically power off Ubuntu after given time? Here’s an Extension adds the option to top-right system menu. Yes, you can do this either via a graphical shutdown application, or shutdown command with few parameter. However, for beginners or those hate Linux command, life will be easier with the ShutdownTimer extension. The extension adds… Continue reading Automatic Shutdown Easily in Ubuntu via System Menu Option

Add Google Suggestions to System Search in Ubuntu 20.04 via Extension

Want to get Google search suggestions in your system search results? There’s now an extension to enable the feature in Gnome Desktop. Google Search Provider is the extension inspired by DuckDuckGo Search Provider. With it, typing any keyword in the Activities overview or ‘Show Applications’ search box will display Google search suggestions. And you can… Continue reading Add Google Suggestions to System Search in Ubuntu 20.04 via Extension

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