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Ulauncher the application luncher for Linux

Nov/03/2018 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

Ever since I moved away from mac and started using Linux as my daily driver there's been a few minor things that I miss obviously. One of the things is that I never really liked the default application launcher for ubuntu. I always loved the default one mac os has that has a lot of built in functionality. Or if you wanted more on mac you could even install Alfred and that was awesome too.

So I looked a bit more and found out that you can have the exact same thin on Linux and its called Ulauncher.

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Custumize your grub with Grub Customizer

Aug/25/2018 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

For those who need to modify the default Grub boot-loader settings, Grub Customizer is a useful tool with a graphical user interface.

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I think I just found my favorite icon pack for gnome

Aug/08/2018 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

Presenting Flat Remix. Flat remix is a pretty simple icon theme inspired on material design. It is mostly flat with some shadows, highlights and gradients for some depth and uses a colorful palette with nice contrasts.

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How to Create ‘System Restore’ Points in Ubuntu 18.04

Aug/06/2018 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

Since I moved up all my work stuff into Linux (mostly Ubuntu 18.04) I've been exploring more and more on how to perfect my work environment. Last thing we all need is to not have backups in place. Specially if its a work environment. For that we have TimeShift.

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Spotify snap broken with Nvidia driver 396.24.02? I got your back.

Jul/24/2018 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

Upgraded my Nvidia driver just now from 396.24.0 to 396.24.02, rebooted, and Spotify no longer works. It opens a window but never draws anything but a black screen.

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