Partial Workaround For Black / Distorted Battle.net UI On Linux (Wine) With Intel Graphics

Blizzard’s Battle.net tool was updated recently, probably in preparation for the upcoming WoW expansion called Warlords of Draenor, resulting in either a black screen or distorted / scrambled graphics on Linux (with Wine) with Intel graphics.It looks like this is not a Wine or Battle.net bug but an Intel graphic drivers bug, at least that’s […]

8 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander)

Ubuntu 13.10 was released today and for those of you who plan on doing a clean install, here are 8 useful things to do after the installation.1. Install some extra AppIndicators (applets)System Load Indicator is a port of the popular System Monitor GNOME Panel applet and it can display CPU, memory, network usage and more […]

Configurable NotifyOSD Updated For Ubuntu 13.04

Quick update for Ubuntu 13.04 users: Leolik has updated the patched / configurable NotifyOSD that he maintains, to work with Ubuntu 13.04.The patched NotifyOSD adds the following features to Ubuntu’s notification bubbles (all are optional):close on click: the notifications can be configured to close when clicked on;themes support: change color, width, height, font size, opacity, […]

7 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

Ubuntu 13.04 will be available for download in a few hours and since many of you will be installing it as soon as it’s released, here are 7 useful things you can do right after the installation.1. Tweak Unity.Unity Tweak Tool is a pretty new application that’s available in the Ubuntu 13.04 repositories, which you […]

New Unity Revamped PPA For Ubuntu 12.04 With Extra Tweaks

The popular Unity Revamped PPA has stopped working once again a while back, but there’s a new PPA that adds the same features to Unity along with some extra ones such as the Unity Touch Launcher icons.The new Unity Revamped PPA, maintained by Garhuy, is only available for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and adds the following […]

Unity Tweak Tool Available In The Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Repositories

Unity Tweak Tool is a relatively new application that allows you to configure Unity, providing access to settings buried deep in Dconf-Tools or CCSM.The tool developed by a team which includes lead developer Barneedhar Vigneshwar and Georgi Karavasilev is now available in the Ubuntu Software Center for Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail (and so, in the […]

Eclipse IDE: Get Ubuntu AppMenu And HUD Support

By default, the popular Eclipse IDE does not support the Ubuntu AppMenu or  HUD. The reason for this is that Eclipse has been blacklisted so it wouldn’t use the AppMenu around the time of Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat because it didn’t work back then.Now Eclipse does work with the AppMenu, however, there are some minor […]

Download Ambiance Theme For Spotify

Michael Tunnell has created a nice Ambiance theme for Spotify which makes the Spotify Linux client integrate better with the Ubuntu desktop.For those not familiar with Spotify, this is a music streaming service with comes with desktop applications for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X as well as iOS, Android, BlackBerry or Windows Phone. The […]

Install Ubuntu-Tweak 0.8.3 in Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/11.10/Linux Mint

Install Ubuntu-Tweak 0.8.3 in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Ubuntu 11.10/Linux Mint 13/12 (New Release) and old versions on previous Ubuntu versions. Ubuntu Tweak is an application designed to config Ubuntu easier for everyone. It provided many useful desktop and system options that the default desktop environment isn’t provided. At present, It is only designed for Ubuntu […]

Ubuntu Tweak Gets Full Ubuntu 12.10 Support With Version 0.8.2

Ubuntu Tweak, a popular tweak tool, was updated yesterday to version 0.8.2, which brings full support for Ubuntu 12.10, so the features that weren’t working in the previous version, like changing the window titlebar theme, broken quicklist editor or the option to change the window button order, should all work now.Besides getting the already existing […]

Tweak Unity With Unsettings 0.08, Now With Ubuntu 12.10 Support

Unsettings, a tool that lets you tweak Unity, has reached version 0.08, getting support for Unity 6 and thus Ubuntu 12.10.Unsettings 0.08 brings some new features as well:option to force fast minimize animationoption to force low graphics modeshow real name on paneloption to disable online search results in DashUnity WebApps supportUI tweaksmore Unsettings can be […]

Things You Do After Installing Ubuntu 12.10

If you’ve been following WebUpd8 for a while, you’ve probably noticed that we used to make a post with things to tweak after each Ubuntu release (here are the 12.04 and 11.10 posts). This time, let’s do things differently!I’ll start by sharing with you the first things I did after installing the latest Ubuntu 12.10 […]

Ubuntu Multi-Monitor Tweaks (Full Screen Flash Fixes, Span Wallpaper Across Monitors, More)

If you are using a multi-monitor setup in Ubuntu, here are a few tips which should help you fix some annoyances, like:get full screen flash videos to be displayed on any monitorget flash videos to remain full screen while working in the other desktopa tweak to move windows to a different display using keyboard shortcutshow […]

Ubuntu Tweak 0.7.3 Adds Support For Linux Mint 13 And Ubuntu 12.10

Ubuntu Tweak is a tool that lets you configure various aspects of the Ubuntu / Linux Mint desktop: change the GTK / icon theme, Unity settings, LightDM settings, clean up application cache, it comes with an Unity quicklist editor, a PPA source center and more.Ubuntu Tweak 0.7.3 has been released today, adding support for Linux […]

Y PPA Manager 0.0.9.0 Released With New Package Installation Feature, More

Y PPA Manager, a tool to easily search for packages in Launchpad PPAs and perform various PPA actions: add, remove, purge, backup PPAs and more, has been updated to version 0.0.9.0 today.Y PPA Manager 0.0.9.0 brings an option to install a package from the PPA search results dialog (which adds the PPA too if it’s […]