Tag Archives: unity

Ubuntu 13.10 on Thinkpad X200

Shortly after Ubuntu 13.10 “Saucy Salamander” was released I did a direct upgrade from 13.04. Here’s a short report on it for the interested. Upgrade process Apart from a smaller hiccup at the final restart – i had to force shutdown … Continue reading

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Compiz bug fix: scale plugin (aka. exposé) only shows current workspace

Ubuntu 12.04 suffers from a regression bug in Compiz, when activating the scale plugin with the key combination Super+W only the windows of the current workspace are shown. The released fix has been taken back because of troubles implementing the … Continue reading

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Cuttlefish Unity app indicator icon fix for Ubuntu 12.04

My last post was about Cuttlefish. What I did not mention, is a little annoyance with the indicator icon under Ubuntu 12.04 using Unity. It does not really fit into the monchrome indicator app menu. The application is installed to … Continue reading

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VueScan doesn’t run on Ubuntu 11.04, or does it?

VueScan is a very popular non-FLOSS, but cheap professional scanning software. Another time I will write a review. For now I want to focus on getting it to run on the newest Ubuntu version 11.04 Natty Narwhal.   Starting VueScan by … Continue reading

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Make KDE apps look native in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal (GNOME)

In this article I explain how to make KDE applications look almost native on the GNOME desktop. All you need to do is install an application and change some settings, a 5 minutes task. If you want to get started … Continue reading

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Back to Ubuntu

I’m back. This is the desktop of the new Ubuntu development version 11.04 which I couldn’t wait for to try it out. To make it short, I love it! Hopefully further information to come.

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