Tag: Default

Enable ‘Shell theme’ in Gnome Tweak Tool in Ubuntu

This quick tutorial is going to show Gnome Desktop beginners how to enable the ‘Shell theme’ drop-down box in the Gnome Tweak Tool. A Gnome Shell theme changes shell buttons, colors, panels, etc. The setting is disabled by default in Gnome Tweak Tool, and you’ll see …

How to Reset Touchpad settings to default in Windows 10

  At times, you may mess up with the settings of the Touchpad – especially when using multi-swipe gestures or 2-finger/3-finger swiping on the touchpad. If you think you may have inadvertently messed up the Touchpad settings here’s how you can reset Touchpad settings back to …

Set Up and Configure a Firewall with FirewallD on CentOS 7

FirewallD is a firewall management tool available by default on CentOS 7 servers. Basically, it is a wrapper around iptables and it comes with graphical configuration tool firewall-config and command line tool firewall-cmd. With the iptables service, every change requires flushing of the old rules and …

Ubuntu 17.04 Swaps Swap Partitions for Swap Files

Do you like, use or see the need for Swap partitions on your Ubuntu system? If not, Ubuntu 17.04 ships one change that’ll be of interest. Canonical’s Dimitri John Ledkov announced today that Ubuntu 17.04 will use Swap files by default on non-LVM installs (which if …

Start Disk Cleanup With All Items Checked

In Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7, you can start Disk Cleanup with all items checked by default. While the application does not remember the user's choices from the last launch, you can have all options enabled with a special command line argument. Let's see …

How to change default apps in Android Nougat

One of Android’s strengths is that you can choose a default app for specific actions. You can enable any third-party browser, SMS app, phone, or home screen launcher to be the default app always used for those actions. The process for changing this has been nicely …

Tweak the Windows 10 Taskbar

You may tweak the Windows 10 taskbar to change or remove functionality using a program called 7+ Taskbar Tweaker. The Windows 10 Taskbar offers nearly identical functionality as the taskbar in Windows 7. As you may know, Microsoft made several important changes to the taskbar behavior …

DVDStyler 3.0.2 Enables VBR Support by default

The DVD authoring tool DVDStyler finally supports Variable Bit Rate (VBR) encoding by default since the 3.0.2 release. Manolito’s VBR plug-in was initially supported in DVDStyler 3.0, but it was not included in the source. By releasing the second point release, DVDStyler now includes the plugin …

How to Reset the Windows 10 Mail App

Whether you like it or not, the Mail app is the default and first introduced in Windows 8. It was horrible in Windows 8, although started getting better in Windows 8.1. However, now, in Windows 10, it has improved dramatically. Unfortunately, it still has issues with …

How To Change Default Applications In Ubuntu

Brief: This beginners guide shows you how to change the default applications in Ubuntu Linux. Installing VLC media player is one of the first few things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.04 for me. One thing I do after installing VLC is to make it the …

Windows 10 Update Delivery Optimization explained

Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system ships with a feature that Microsoft calls (update) Delivery Optimization. The feature uses local network or Internet sources to deliver updates to machines running Windows 10. Basically, peer to peer assisted update delivery. Delivery Optimization is turned on by default on …

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