GNOME is the default desktop environment for Ubuntu 20.04. If you don’t yet have a desktop environment installed, or have a different environment and would like to switch to GNOME, it’s very easy to do.
If you are a Windows user and do not want to take the full plunge into Linux, Windows Subsystem for Linux can be a fair compromise to at least give you some Linux capabilities on your Windows sytem. Ubuntu 22.04 is a great operating system to install on WSL, and definitely the most popular of the Linux distributions currently offered. Both Windows 10 and Windows 11 systems are capable of installing Ubuntu 22.04 through WSL.
One of the main attractions of Ubuntu 22.04 has got to be the fact that the operating system and the software it runs are free. Unlike proprietary systems, software updates on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish are absolutely free – you never have to worry about shelling out money for the latest and greatest applications or upgrades.
The objective of this tutorial is to show the reader how to disable an automatic screen lock on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Linux GNOME desktop. This will prevent your screen from locking up due to inactivity, which can be annoying when you need to constantly type your password to unlock the system every time you are idle or away from keyboard.
In this short tutorial, you will learn how to disable automatic package updates on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Linux. You will see how to disable automatic updates via both command line and GUI. Although this goes against general security recommendations, this will prevent your package manager from being tied up in the background when you need to use it.
The Unity desktop environment was created by Canonical and once used as the default GUI for Ubuntu releases. It was later abandoned by Canonical and taken over by other maintainers. It remains available for installation today on the latest releases of Ubuntu, including Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish. The objective of this tutorial is to install the Unity Desktop as an alternative desktop environment on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Desktop/Server Linux.
Have you made customizations to your GNOME desktop environment that you later regretted? Good news, you can easily reset GNOME to the defaults and restore all the original settings. In this tutorial, you will learn how to reset your GNOME Desktop Settings to Factory Default on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish. The reset will put your desktop appearance and all settings, shortcuts, wallpapers and etc. to the factory default.
By default, Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish sports the GNOME desktop environment, or no GUI at all in the server edition. If you would like to change things up and install Cinnamon instead, the GUI can be downloaded and installed directly from Ubuntu’s package repositories. In this tutorial, you will see how to install Cinnamon Desktop as an alternative desktop environment on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Desktop/Server Linux.