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GNOME Tweaks 3.25.91

The GNOME 3.26 release cycle is in its final bugfix stage before release. Here’s a look at what’s new in GNOME Tweaks since my last post. I’ve heard people say that GNOME likes to remove stuff. If that were true,

Posted in Debian, GNOME, Linux, Ubuntu

Link: Ubuntu @ GUADEC 2017 and plans for GNOME Shell migration

Since Didier Roche’s blog is not on Planet GNOME or Planet Debian and I think his post is of widespread interest, I’m linking to it here. Enjoy! Ubuntu @ GUADEC 2017 and plans for GNOME Shell migration

Posted in Debian, GNOME, Linux

GNOME Tweak Tool 3.25.3

Today I released the second development snapshot (3.25.3) of what will be GNOME Tweak Tool 3.26. I consider the initial User Interface (UI) rework proposed by the GNOME Design Team to be complete now. Every page in Tweak Tool has

Posted in Debian, GNOME, Linux, Ubuntu

GNOME Tweak Tool 3.25.2

Today, I released the first development snapshot (3.25.2) of what will be GNOME Tweak Tool 3.26. Many of the panels have received UI updates. Here are a few highlights. Before this version, Tweak Tool didn’t report its own version number

Posted in Debian, GNOME, Linux, Ubuntu

Ubuntu Classic, Now With Indicators

I’m happy to announce that indicators have been ported to gnome-panel 3, thanks to Jason Conti for the patch and Ted Gould for merging it.¬† I’ve taken the opportunity to update gnome-panel’s default layout to include the “indicator” status menus

Posted in Linux, Ubuntu

POSSCON: Open Source in the South East

It seems the majority of tech conferences are located in California and there aren’t near as many to choose from on the East Coast of the United States. There are even fewer in the South East. I only know of

Posted in Conferences, Linux, Ubuntu

Be Sure Your Adobe Flash Player is Up to Date

Hi, just a public service announcement to remind you that if you use Adobe Flash Player, it is important that you keep up-to-date. Fortunately, the Ubuntu repositories already have the latest security update for 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, and the still-in-development

Posted in Linux, Ubuntu, Windows

Top 7 Things to Improve the Network at Work

After my first blog post, I thought maybe I should offer “constructive solutions” instead of just being critical, so here’s 7 suggestions to improve the work network: 1. Create a standard desktop image with Internet Explorer 8. Deploy to computers

Posted in Linux, Work