Wednesday, April 10, 2019

How to Install Google Earth Pro on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Linuxslaves.com - Google Earth is a virtual globe that lets you travel anywhere without leaving your seat. You can explore any place including hundreds of 3D cities. Ah ya, there are Moon, Mars, and stars in the sky.

Friday, March 29, 2019

How to Upgrade to LibreOffice 6.2.2 in Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04, 18.10 via PPA

Linuxslaves.com - The LibreOffice 6.2.2 is finally available and to install via PPA repository. This is a major release of the popular free office suite alternative to Microsoft Office.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

How to Make Telegram Tray Icon Match Ubuntu Top Panel

Linuxslaves.com - For those who use Telegram desktop and want the app indicator to match Ubuntu's top panel, here's how to do that.

Telegram is a reliable cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app with a focus on security and speed. It works much faster and simpler than WhatsApp.

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The best thing about Telegram is we can use it on all your devices at the same time. It will automatically syncs messages from your phone with your computer using Telegram’s encrypted cloud.

Theming Telegram Panel Icon

As most of you already know, the default Telegram tray icon uses a circular colored (it's blue). For consistency, we will make that icons white-ish. See the screenshot below :

Telegram Tray Icon Ubuntu

A GitLab user Bandot has created a set of replacement Telegram tray icons which you can use to replace the original Telegram icon.

Features

  • Support idle (no unread messages)
  • Support unread messages
  • Support unread messages (muted chat)
  • Up to 1000 unread messages support

Here are all you have to do to install the icons :
  • Download the package
  • Extract the Zip
  • Copy ticons folder
  • Go to .local/share/TelegramDesktop/tdata/ directory in your Home folder (press Ctrl+H to show hidden files)
  • Replace the original ticons folder
  • Open Telegram desktop app
  • Enjoy white-ish top bar icons

As I have mentioned earlier, the icons cover 1000 unread message only. If the message out of custom icon number, it will be automatically generated with default Telegram style.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Install NVIDIA Driver 418.43 with G-SYNC Support in Ubuntu 18.04 and 18.10

Linuxslaves.com - NVIDIA has released a new stable Linux graphics driver. This is the first stable release in the NVIDIA 418 series with new GPUs support including GTX 1660 Ti, RTX 2070 with Max-Q Design, and RTX 2080 with Max-Q Design.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Install CopyQ 3.7.0 Clipboard Manager for Ubuntu Released

Linuxslaves.com - CopyQ clipboard manager 3.7.0 was released 3 days ago with bunch of fixes. The latest version can be installed via PPA repository in Ubuntu 18.10, 18.04, 16.04, and 14.04.

Friday, November 2, 2018

How to Install PPSSPP 1.7 in Ubuntu 18.04, 18.10, 16.04, 14.04

Linuxslaves.com - PPSSPP 1.7 released on October 27, 2018 with large number of compatibility, bug fixes, and improvement. If you've previously had problems with crashes or instability, I recommend you to upgrade the app.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

How to Add Show Desktop Button in Ubuntu 18.04 and 18.10 Gnome

Linuxslaves.com - Today I'm gonna show you a very quick tip to add "Show Desktop" icon in Ubuntu 18.04 and 18.10 dock. This feature has dropped since Ubuntu switched from Unity to Gnome as its default desktop environment.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Shutter Removed From Ubuntu 18.10, Here is How to Install It

Linuxslaves.com - Shutter is feature-rich screenshot application for Linux. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen or even of a website, apply different effects to it, and draw on it to highlight points.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Install Wingpanel System Monitor Indicator in Elementary OS Juno

Linuxslaves.com - Looking for net speed indicator to shows the current download and upload bandwidth of a network device in the top panel for Elementary OS 5 Juno?. Well, you should give Wingpanel System Monitor Indicator a try.