Tag Archives: Ubuntu

Disabling Ubuntu’s overlay-scrollbars for GRASS (or other applications)

Ubuntu has this new overlay-scrollbars for some time now. They look good I think, but unfortunately, they do not play nicely with GRASS GIS. So what if you want to keep them for most programs, but disable them from specific applications … Continue reading

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Add an application to the Ubuntu dash

How to add an application to the Ubuntu dash. When you install a program from the software center it will be automatically available in the Dash. But what if you want to run a program that is not installed the … Continue reading

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Update to Ubuntu Preise Pangolin

Just though I share some first impressions about my upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin). The upgrade process itself wasn’t the best experience ever unfortunately. After the upgrade, I couldn’t even start up anymore. As it turns out, during the … Continue reading

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Getting rid of the new Global Menu in Unity

I am getting used to the new Unity interface of Ubuntu 11.04, in fact, I mostly like it. What made me particularly happy is that the whole upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 turned out to be fast and painless. But … Continue reading

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A (very) first impression of Ubuntu 11.04

Just installed the latest Ubuntu, “Natty Narwhal” (version 11.04) on my laptop. As has been written already many times, “Natty Narwhal” is a significant departure in terms of User Interface from previous versions.

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