How to Create an Integrated Application Launcher For an Appimage file in Ubuntu

How to Create an Integrated Application Launcher For an Appimage file in Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we will learn how to create a custom application launcher for an appimage in the Gnome Desktop Environment in Ubuntu. Although we are focusing on Ubuntu for this tutorial, this method should also work in other distributions that use the Gnome Desktop Environment and may also be useful reading for those using other Desktop Environments as some parts are still applicable.

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Running GNOME desktop environment on Kali Linux

How to install GNOME desktop on Kali Linux

Most Linux distributions have a “main” desktop environment they use – the one that comes installed by default in the distro’s most popular download. For Kali Linux, it’s Xfce.

If you prefer GNOME over Xfce or are just looking for a change of scenery, it’s quite simple to switch desktop environments on Kali. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to install the GNOME desktop environment on Kali Linux.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to install GNOME desktop on Kali Linux

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GNOME desktop environment running on Manjaro Linux

Manjaro Linux GNOME installation

When you download Manjaro, there is an official edition available that comes with the GNOME desktop environment preloaded. But if you’ve already installed Manjaro Linux and didn’t select the GNOME desktop when you were downloading it, don’t worry, it’s easy enough to change your desktop environment in Manjaro.

GNOME’s main focus is on productivity. It’s a very popular and common desktop environment used as the default for many major Linux distributions, such as Debian, Fedora, Ubuntu, and others.

In this guide, we’ll show you how to install GNOME on Manjaro and begin using it as an alternative or a replacement to your current desktop environment.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to install GNOME on Manjaro
  • How to install commonly used GNOME components
  • How to set GDM display manager for GNOME
  • How to install Manjaro configuration and themes for GNOME

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VLC on Ubuntu

How to Rip DVDs With VLC

VLC is a popular open source media player, and it’s earned its reputation as one of the best. Aside from playing your media files and DVDs, it can do other useful things, like streaming video and ripping DVDs for backups. This guide will help you use VLC to make digital backups of your DVDs on Linux.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to Install VLC
  • How to Rip a DVD to Your Hard Drive With VLC

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Mount and install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Redhat 7 linux

RHEL 7 VirtualBox Guest Additions installation

In this short tutorial we will show you how to install VirtualBox Guest Additions on RHEL 7 gnome desktop. To start simply boot to virtual RHEL 7 system. First we will install all prerequisites. To do that open terminal and enter following linux commands:

[root@rhel7 ~]# yum groupinstall 'Development Tools'

as well as we will need kernel development package:

[root@rhel7 ~]# yum install kernel-devel

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How to extend the GNOME Nautilus file manager with custom scripts

Although GNOME, in its 3.x iteration has been the object of many debates, due to its non-traditional desktop paradigm, it is probably the most used desktop on Linux. The default file manager included in GNOME is Nautilus (the application new name is “Files”). In this tutorial we will see how we can extend the file manager with functionalities provided by custom scripts.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to use custom scripts to extend Nautilus functionalities

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How to install Gnome Shell Extensions from ZIP file using command line on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to install Gnome Shell Extensions from ZIP file using command line on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux. The installation of Gnome Shell Extensions from ZIP file using command line can be considered as an alternative to a standard way of Gnome Shell Extensions installation.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: – GNOME Shell 3.26.2 or higher

Requirements

Apart of the install GNOME Shell there are no special requirements

Conventions

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How to install Gnome Shell Extensions on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to install Gnome Shell Extensions on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux. The following page lists top 10 Best Gnome desktop extensions for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Conventions

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How to add and switch keyboard layout on Ubuntu 20.04

How to add and switch keyboard layout on Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop

In this guide, we’re going to show you how to change your keyboard layout in Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa. This will allow you to access the characters of another language and enable switching between multiple keyboards if you’d like.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to add and delete keyboard layouts
  • How to switch between languages with your mouse
  • How to switch between languages with a keyboard shortcut

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