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How To Enable Hardware Accelerated Video Decoding In Chromium On Ubuntu Or Linux Mint

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Aug 14, 2018 8:11 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
This article explains how to install a Chromium development build which includes a patch that enables VA-API on Linux, bringing support for GPU accelerated video decoding, which should significantly decrease the CPU usage when watching HD videos online.

Use Plank On Multiple Monitors Without Creating Multiple Docks With autoplank

  • Linux Uprising (Posted by logix on Aug 11, 2018 12:19 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
autoplank is a small tool written in Go which adds multi-monitor support to Plank dock without having to create multiple docks. When you move your mouse cursor to the bottom of a monitor, autoplank detect your mouse movement using xdotool and it automatically moves Plank to that monitor.

Dropbox Client Will Only Support Ext4 Filesystems On Linux Beginning November 7

  • Linux Uprising (Posted by logix on Aug 10, 2018 10:59 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Beginning November 7, 2018, Dropbox will only support the Ext4 filesystem on Linux. The news, coming from the Dropbox forums, mentions that the only supported filesystems will be Ext4 for Linux, NTFS for Windows, and HFS+ or APFS for Mac.

How To Remove Or Disable Ubuntu Dock

Ubuntu Dock - the bar on the left-hand side of the screen which is used to display running applications icons and access installed applications - can't be disabled using Gnome Tweaks (disabling it does nothing), but there are a few ways you can get rid of it if you need this. This article list 4 ways you can remove or disable Ubuntu Dock, as well as the drawbacks (if any) of each option, and how to undo the changes for each option. The article also includes alternative ways to access the Activities Overview / list of installed applications without Ubuntu Dock.

LibreOffice 6.1 Released With New Colibre Icon Theme, Native Gtk3 Dialogs, Improved EPUB Export

The Document Foundation announced LibreOffice 6.1 today, a release which includes a new icon theme called Colibre, native Gtk3 dialogs (if the Gtk3 backend is used), faster image handling, improved EPUB export, and more.

Automatically Switch To Light / Dark Gtk Themes Based On Sunrise And Sunset Times With AutomaThemely

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Aug 8, 2018 1:55 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: GNOME
AutomaThemely is a Python application that automatically changes Gnome themes according to light and dark hours, useful if you want to use a dark Gtk theme at night and a light Gtk theme during the day.

Mozilla Thunderbird 60.0 Ships With New Photon Look, Important Changes

  • Linux Uprising (Posted by logix on Aug 8, 2018 1:32 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Mozilla
After more than one year since the previous major stable release (52.0), Mozilla Thunderbird 60.0 was released with some important changes, including a new Firefox-like "Photon" look, new logo, and attachment management improvements, among others.

GPaste Is A Great Clipboard Manager For Gnome Shell

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Aug 6, 2018 4:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: GNOME
GPaste, with its native Gnome Shell extension, makes the perfect addition for those looking for a Gnome clipboard manager. Using GPaste in Gnome, you get a configurable, searchable clipboard history, available with a click on the top panel. GPaste remembers not only the text you copy, but also file paths and images.

s-tui: CPU Monitoring And Stress Testing Console UI Tool

s-tui is a terminal user interface for monitoring the CPU frequency, utilization, temperature and power. Besides monitoring your CPU using colored graphs, the TUI (terminal user interface) application can also stress test your CPU using stress or stress-ng.

Cli Google Drive Client Grive2: How To Enable Automatic Synchronization

Grive2, a command line Google Drive client for Linux which supports partial sync, is quite popular among Linux users, but many probably don't know that the tool includes a built-in solution for automatic synchronization of Google Drive files with a local folder.

Gnome Shell YouTube Search Provider Lets You Play YouTube Videos In VLC

YouTube Search Provider is a new extension for Gnome Shell which can be used to search for YouTube videos directly from the Gnome Shell Activities and play them using a desktop video player, like VLC.

How To Customize Ubuntu Or Linux Mint Live ISO With Cubic

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Jul 31, 2018 2:00 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Mint, Ubuntu
Cubic, or Custom Ubuntu ISO Creator, is a GUI that can be used to create a custom bootable Ubuntu Live CD (ISO). While the application is targeted at Ubuntu, it also works on Linux Mint / is able to create a custom Linux Mint ISO. This article includes step by step instructions for how to create your custom Ubuntu or Linux Mint ISO using Cubic.

Lubuntu To No Longer Target Older Computers

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Jul 28, 2018 11:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Lubuntu is no longer a low system requirements Linux distribution for older computers.

Download Subtitles Via Right Click From File Manager Or Command Line With

If you're looking for a quick way to download subtitles from from your Linux desktop or server, give a try. This neat Python tool can be used as a Nautilus, Nemo or Caja script, or from the command line.

How To Mount OneDrive In Linux Using Rclone (Supports Personal And Business Accounts)

Microsoft OneDrive doesn't have an official client application for Linux, but you can access your OneDrive files from a file manager on Linux thanks to a third-party tool called Rclone. This article explains how to mount OneDrive in Linux using Rclone.

Music Tagger MusicBrainz Picard 2.0 Ported To Python 3 And PyQt5, Brings Improved UI And More

MusicBrainz Picard version 2.0 was released after more than 6 years since the previous major release. The new version was ported to Python 3 and PyQt5 and includes Retina and HiDPI support, improved UI and performance, as well as numerous bug fixes.

Incomplete Path Expansion (Completion) For Bash

bash-complete-partial-path enhances the path completion in Bash (on Linux, macOS with gnu-sed, and Windows with MSYS) by adding incomplete path expansion, similar to Zsh. This is useful if you want this time-saving feature in Bash, without having to switch to Zsh.

EncryptPad: Encrypted Text Editor For Your Secrets

EncryptPad is a simple, free and open source text editor that encrypts saved text files and allows protecting them with passwords, key files, or both. It's available on Windows, macOS, and Linux. The application comes with a GUI as well as a command line interface, and it also offers a tool for encrypting and decrypting binary files.

Digital Audio Workstation REAPER Adds Experimental Native Linux Builds

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Jul 18, 2018 11:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
REAPER, a popular music production tool, added experimental native Linux builds to its download page with the latest 5.93 release.

Groot Simplifies Entering Chroot On Any Linux Distribution

Groot is a helper tool which simplifies the chroot operation. It is based on the arch-chroot script available for Arch Linux, and it can be used on any Linux distribution.

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