5 Alternatives To Unity For Ubuntu Users [Linux]view story

http://www.makeuseof.com – We’ve previously written about Ubuntu’s Unity desktop environment, which we touted as a “big leap forward” for Linux when it was introduced with Ubuntu 11.04. Unity was certainly a big leap in a new direction, but it left a lot of users behind.Luckily, Linux is all about choice and Ubuntu’s software repositories contain a variety of excellent alternatives to Unity. (General)

How do I decrease the timeout on ifup?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm writing a shell script that brings up an Ethernet interface (configured for DHCP) to determine whether it's connected to a network. If it isn't, I'd like to be able to report in a timely manner (within a few seconds) that there's no connection. (HowTos)

Gnome Shell Extension Emptyview story

http://askubuntu.com – Here is the situation. Changed unity shell to gnome shell. Installed the gnome tweak tool, installed the shell extension, themes, etc...everything i normally need to do that is installed When i go to gnome tweak tool, and click on shell extension, the right list is empty I've surfed the web and questions for answer. (HowTos)

Changing Shellview story

https://www.centos.org – Hi Everyone,So I am trying to change the shell to tcsh. Under a non root account I put in the command chsh -s /bin/tcsh, it then asks for a password in which I enter the account's passw... [by themav54] (Distributions)

How to fix a security leak [closed]view story

http://serverfault.com – Possible Duplicate: My server's been hacked EMERGENCY Good morning everybody ! (HowTos)

Lefebvre ‘Clem’ gives new ‘Cinnamon DE’, for the good old Gnome 2x experienceview story

http://www.unixmen.com – Clement Lefebvre, the developer and force behind Linux Mint, continues to find ways to retain the user experience and performance of traditions of Gnome Shell, by forking Gnome 3. Cinnamon is the new desktop environment created around the Gnome 3.2, to give power Gnome Shell users a Gnome 2 like layout and experience. (HowTos)

Common driver issuesview story

http://askubuntu.com – I would like to replace my laptop soon because of overheating and hardware problems. (HowTos)

Multiple Command List After Shell Conditionals, &&, ||. Shell Script, Dashview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I'm trying to do multiple commands after a condition, so for example... [ $VAR ] || echo "Error msg" ; echo "exit" and the Inverse [ -z $VAR ] && echo "Error msg" ; echo "exit" I know that won't work as intended, I actually knew how previously and forgot how to do this. I'm fully aware of the many alternatives, such as using if's or bracketing via () and {} . (HowTos)

Dell XPS 15 runs hot on linuxview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I'm worried about my Dell XPS notebook when I'm on linux its temperature is always higher than on Windows, I was facing some pretty ugly slowdowns earlier today and it shut down by itself the first time today too(then I noticed it was really hot) Im on openSuse 12.1 currently, but on Ubuntu(10.10, 11) and Mint(Lisa, I think) I got worried about the notebook being too hot too I know there's the (HowTos)

How to uninstall packages that were installed with Gnome-Tweak-Tool/Gnome-Shell (due to conflicts)?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I made the mistake of installing the gnome-tweak-tool on my fresh 11.10 unity install. (HowTos)