Tag Archives: Ubuntu 18.04

How to Change Lid Close Action in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Ubuntu Laptop Lid behavior

In Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome desktop, there’s no option in Settings utility for configuring laptop lid close actions. And Gnome Tweaks only offer a switch to enable / disable ‘Suspend when laptop lid is closed’. For those who want it automatic shutdown, hibernate, or do nothing when laptop lid is closed, here’s how to do it by hacking on the configuration ...

Read More »

Re-enable ‘New Document’ Option in Ubuntu 18.04

new-document

After upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 from Ubuntu 16.04, you may found that the default Nautilus file browser lacks ‘New Document‘ option in its context menu. To get back the ‘New Document’ option, you can create a empty document in the Templates folder. And here I’m going to show you how. While ‘New Document’ option is not available, you need to ...

Read More »

How to Upgrade Ubuntu 17.10 (16.04) to Ubuntu 18.04

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS has reached the final beta freeze a few days ago. You can now upgrade your Ubuntu 17.10 or Ubuntu 16.04 desktop to Ubuntu 18.04 beta and later upgrade to the final Ubuntu 18.04 by installing regular system updates. Note: before getting started, please check the release note or changelog (see below steps). And the upgrade process may ...

Read More »

Mass Resize / Rotate Images Easily via Context Menu in Ubuntu 18.04

For those who want to quickly resize or rotate single or a batch of image files, without launching a third-party application, you can do it easily from files’ right-click menu. Gnome’s default file browser Nautilus has an extension called nautilus-image-converter. To install it, open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command: sudo apt-get install nautilus-image-converter Input your password (no visual feedback while ...

Read More »

How to Disable Error Report Dialog Pop-up in Ubuntu 18.04

Disable Error Report

After a fresh installation of Ubuntu desktop, applications run into problem occasionally and error reporting dialog boxes pop-up. By sending the error reports, you can help developers debugging program crashes. For those who don’t want to see the annoying pop-ups, here’s how to disable Ubuntu Apport error reporting. 1. Open application launcher, search for and launch “terminal”. 2. When terminal ...

Read More »