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How to install the Nordic GTK theme on Linux

Nordic is an interesting dark GTK theme for Linux. The color scheme for Nordic is very blue/dark gray, with a light green accent. Perfect for those looking for a nice, stylish dark GTK theme for the desktop. In this guide, we’ll go over how to install it. Install Git on …

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5 alternative desktop panels to try out on Linux

Sick of the default panel on your Linux desktop environment? Wishing you had a better panel with more features? If so, we’ve got you covered! Here are 5 alternative desktop panels to try out on Linux! 1.Tint2 Tint2 is a simple, lightweight panel for the Linux desktop. It is highly …

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How to re-enable desktop icons in Gnome Shell

For as long as it has existed on Linux, Gnome Shell has had desktop icons. However, in version 3.28, the developers decided that it would be better to disable this functionality altogether. Understandably, disabling desktop icons in the Gnome Shell desktop environment created some backlash within the community from users. …

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How to edit program shortcuts in KDE Plasma 5

Is there an app icon on your KDE Linux desktop that doesn’t look right? Are you looking to edit it to make a change? Follow this guide to learn to how edit program shortcuts in KDE Plasma 5. Method 1: KDE menu editor If you’re on KDE Plasma 5 and …

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How to fix empty Properties window for GeekTool on macOS

GeekTool is a macOS customization tool that’s been around for a long time. There are hundreds of different Geeklets available for it which allow users to quickly customize their desktop. GeekTool doesn’t force you to use pre-developed Geeklets. The app lets anyone create their own Geeklets if they know how. …

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How to display custom text on macOS desktop

A note on the desktop is a good way to remind you about something important, or to have important information readily available. Sticky notes are often the go-to tool used to add important information to the desktop but they don’t always do the job. Information can still get lost in …

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How to prevent desktop spaces from rearranging on macOS

Virtual desktops on macOS have remained unchanged for a long time. The feature was unmatched on Windows, until Windows 10 came around. Virtual desktops on these two major operating systems are almost the same with some exceptions. On macOS, you have the freedom to add as many desktop spaces as …

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How to resize desktop icons on macOS

Macs have great screens and whenever the lineup is refreshed, you can always expect an improvement in the screen’s quality. By improvement we mean a higher resolution display. HD displays are great but the icons tend to be smaller across the board on higher resolution displays. If you want to …

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How to resize desktop icons on Windows 10

Desktop icons are all the same size. It really doesn’t matter what an icon is for; it could be a simple text file, it could be a shortcut, an app EXE, or the Recycle Bin. The icons will all be the same size. If you have a high resolution screen, …

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