More often than not, when we leave our computer, we lock it to prevent any misuse. Locking usually blanks out the screen - only a login interface appears if you do any mouse/keyboard activity. But what if you do not
Back in April this year, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth announced that they'll be replacing Unity (Ubuntu's official desktop interface) with GNOME starting version 18.04 of the Linux distribution. This came as a bad news for those who love Unity. If
Capturing screenshots is one of the most basic tasks. On Ubuntu, it's super easy - just press the 'Print Screen' key on your keyboard. There are also several third-party tools (both command line-based and graphical) available that let you take
While shutting down (or other similar operations like restarting and logging-out) aren't difficult to launch in Ubuntu (you can find them in the Gear system menu on top-right corner of your desktop), some users - for whatever reason - may
Sometimes, it helps save precious time if you can quickly access recently-opened files. In Ubuntu, the file explorer that ships with the distribution does offer this functionality, but you may need to take some steps before the option shows up.
I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop computer. Everything was working fine, except that I was not able to capture screenshots using the 'Insert/Print Screen' key on my Dell keyboard. While googling on the issue, I stumbled upon a
Sometimes, when you try installing software in Ubuntu through Ubuntu Software, you end up with an unwanted 'Waiting to install' entry in the Unity Launcher. The reason it's unwanted is mostly because nothing is happening actually, just that when you
In Ubuntu (and other Linux systems), the command line prompt is automatically set by the system when the OS is installed. But that doesn't mean you can't change it. In fact, many users tweak the prompt as per their preference.
Have you recently upgraded your Ubuntu machine from version 16.10 to 17.04? Are you missing the "Open New Terminal" option that used to be there in the right-click menu of the terminal icon in the launcher? If your answer to
Adding or removing apps pinned to the Unity launcher in Ubuntu isn't a big deal - just do a right click and select the relevant option to remove an app icon from there, and drag and drop an icon on