Category Archives: Linux

Xfce’s Whisker Menu Plugin Got Major Feature Overhaul

Xfce’s Whisker Menu Plugin Got Major Feature Overhaul

In Xfce, which is the desktop environment I prefer for now for my Linux distros, it is possible to have two types of apps menu. The first is the classic one, which shows a drop down list of app categories but has poor customization options. The other, Whisker Menu plugin implements a more modern apps menu with a search bar, favorites, customizable appearance and tracking of frequent apps. Starting in version 2.4.0, the Whisker Menu plugin has received plenty of new options.

Xfce Has Received Client-Side Decorations

Xfce Has Received Client-Side Decorations

My favorite (and the best in my opinion) Linux desktop environment 'Xfce' recevied client-side decorations (CSD), which actively used in Gnome 3. The change has landed on the pre-release 4.15 branch of Xfce, which will be used to form the stable Xfce 4.16 release.

Linux Terminal Command Line Keyboard Shortcuts

Linux Terminal Command Line Keyboard Shortcuts

The list of Linux Terminal Command Like Keyboard Shortcuts (Hotkeys)

For many Linux newbies it is not obvious that there are plenty of useful keyboard shortcuts available in the terminal's command line. In this article, I would like to cover them. Knowing these shortcuts saves a lot of time, especially when you work with long commands.

GTK Open Save File Dialog Keyboard Shortcuts

GTK Open Save File Dialog Keyboard Shortcuts

GTK Open Save File Dialog Keyboard Shortcuts (Hotkeys)

If you are a Linux user, you probably have some desktop environment installed along with various apps. Many popular apps in Linux are built using the GTK graphical toolkit. It implements controls and various dialogs. In this article, I would like to talk about the GTK open/save file dialog hotkeys.

Cinnamon 4.4 is out

Cinnamon 4.4 is out

The Linux Mint team has reached yet another milestone in development of their most impressive desktop environment, Cinnamon. Version 4.4 is now available on GitHub. Let's check out what to expect in this version of the DE.