Explore Flatpak in Fedora 24

One of the main features of Fedora 24 Workstation is better support for Flakpak — a new, distribution agnostic format for packaging and distributing Linux desktop apps. The two main goals of Flatpak are the creation of a single installation… Continue Reading →

How To Get A Unity-Like HUD (Searchable Menu) In Xubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Linux Mint, More

You’re probably familiar with the Unity HUD, or Head-Up Display, which lets you search through and application’s menu. Thanks to Rafael Bocquet’s i3-hud-menu (and J.A. McNaughton’s fork), you can use this menu search feature in pretty much any desktop environment (and in any Linux distribution in which you can install unity-gtk-module).i3-hud-menu allows searching and navigating […]

Astronomy for KDE

Although I have covered a large number of science applications in the past, I haven’t really lookedat too many options available within the KDE desktop environment. This has been due to myown biases in using a GTK-based desktop environment, but now I’d like to look at some of thepackages available for people who really like […]