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How to Install Grub Customizer in Ubuntu 17.04


Grub Customizer, one of the must install applications, has made the official binary packages for Ubuntu 17.04 a few days ago. Grub Customizer is a graphical interface to configure the GRUB2/BURG settings and menu entries. It features: move, remove or rename menuentries edit the contents of menuentries or create new ones (internally it edits the 40_custom) support for GRUB2 and ...

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How to Install Ubuntu Tweak in Ubuntu 17.04


Ubuntu Tweak was a popular Ubuntu Desktop configuration tool. Although the development was stopped 2 years ago, some people still want to install this application. And here’s how to do it in Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus. There are GetDeb repository and a Launchpad PPA that contain Ubuntu Tweak packages for Ubuntu 17.04. Below I’ll tell you how to install Ubuntu ...

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How to Remove Guest Session in Ubuntu 17.04

Remove Guest Login

This quick tutorial is going to show you how to remove the Guest Session from Ubuntu 17.04 Login screen. Ubuntu is shipped with a guest session feature that allows visitors log in without providing a password. If you find this feature is useless for you, easily disable the Guest session by following below steps: 1. Open terminal by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T ...

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How to Install Gnome Desktop in Ubuntu 17.04

Ubuntu 18.04 will use GNOME to replace Unity as its default Desktop environment. Though Unity 7 will remain supported until 2021, you can now install Gnome Shell alongside in Ubuntu 17.04. Mark Shuttleworth, Founder of Ubuntu and Canonical, wrote on this blog post: As we head into the new fiscal year, it’s appropriate to reassess each of our initiatives. I’m ...

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Change Computer Name / Hostname in Ubuntu 17.04

Change hostname Computer name in Ubuntu

This quick tutorial is going to show you how to change the computer name or hostname in Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus. While installing Ubuntu Desktop, there’s a step to create user and setup computer name in the install wizard. If you want to change this name later, follow the steps below one by one: To change Hostname temporarily: Open terminal ...

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How to Shutdown, Hibernate Ubuntu 17.04 When Lid Closed

Ubuntu Laptop Lid behavior

This quick tutorial is going to show Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty users how to automatically shutdown (power off) or hibernate Ubuntu laptop when lid is closed. While the Power settings provides only ‘Suspend’ and ‘Do nothing’ options for your laptop close actions, you can do a little change on Systemd configuration file to do more actions: 1. Open terminal by pressing ...

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NVIDIA 381.09 Adds TITAN Xp & GTX 1080 Ti Support


NVIDIA 381.09 beta, the first release for the new Linux driver series, was announced yesterday afternoon. NVIDIA 381.09 beta driver adds official support for the TITAN Xp, GTX 1080 Ti, and Quadro M520 GPUs, and restores support for GRID K520. The new driver also has support for recent kernels, including Linux 4.10. It disables OpenGL threaded optimizations by default due ...

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Gnome Twitch 0.4.0 Released! How to Install in Ubuntu

Gnome Twitch

GTK+3 Twitch Client ‘Gnome Twitch’ reached the 0.4.0 release a few days ago with mainly stability improvements and also some key features have been implemented. Gnome Twitch 0.4.0 release highlight: Better moving and resizing of chat Notifications have been re-enabled Language selection in Settings. Search settings menu allows to set to search for offline channels. Display all stream qualities and ...

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Install Fotoxx Photo Editor & Collection Manager via PPA

Fotoxx is a free and open-source photo editing and collection management software for Linux desktop. The goal is to meet the needs of serious photographers while remaining fast and easy to use. “Navigate a large image collection using a thumbnail browser, click on an image to view or edit. A rich set of edit and retouch functions is available (examples ...

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How to Reset Ubuntu to Its Original State via Resetter

Resetter is a new application designed to easily reset Ubuntu and/or Linux Mint to its original state with a few clicks. “It is an application built with python and pyqt that will help to reset an Ubuntu or Linux-Mint system to stock, as if it’s been just installed without having to manually re-install by using a live cd/dvd image. It ...

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