Category Archives: Linux

Build Synergy in Ubuntu 19.04

Synergy software, which shares your keyboard and mouse to multiple computers through the network, is no longer available in the Ubuntu 19.04 repos, so the only remaining option is to build it from source: sudo apt install qtcreator qtbase5-dev cmake … Continue reading

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Fix icon and text size for hidpi displays on login screen in KDE on Ubuntu 19.04

Just create/edit the file /etc/sddm.conf and add the following: [X11] EnableHiDPI=true ServerArguments=-nolisten tcp -dpi 192 Reboot, and you’re good to go, Enjoy! Sources: https://www.reddit.com/r/kde/comments/amybg5/login_screen_on_hidpi_4k_screen/

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Get your Desktop Icons BACK on Ubuntu 19.04 with Nemo

Gnome disabled OOTB support for managing Desktop icons, and is now handled via a gnome shell extension that is missing many features and not quite usable. The best solution I found so far was to install nemo (file manager on … Continue reading

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Reset your Ubuntu Desktop to its default settings

dconf reset -f / Sources: https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/10/how-to-reset-ubuntu-desktop-to-default

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Print a batch of files on Ubuntu 18.10

Here we will send a batch of files inside a directory to the default printer in Ubuntu. First of all, you’d better define a default printer in your system by going to Printers and then select Use Printer by Default: … Continue reading

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Touchpad enable/disable script and shortcut on Ubuntu 18.10

If your laptop doesn’t have a working switch for turning on/off your touchpad, then this post is for you. Create a script called disenable_touchpad.sh and add the following code to it: !/bin/bash state=$( gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad send-events ) if [ … Continue reading

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How to fix Ubuntu dock still visible while screen is locked on 18.04 and 18.10

A very stupid bug that has been there for quite a while! Luckilly the fix has been released recently into the proposed repository for both Bionic & Cosmic (Disco as well). Just enable the proposed updates from Software & Updates … Continue reading

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