Disk Display Settings in Nautilus

I’m not a big fan of the Nautilus file app, but it’s ok. On the left side it shows certain folders, location bookmarks, and mounted disks. If you want to hide or change the way they’re displayed, open up the Disks app. Find and select the partition...

Setting the Terminal Unity Will Use

I just switched back from Kubuntu to Ubuntu recently and was annoyed that CTRL+ALT+T continued to open Konsole in Ubuntu rather than Gnome Terminal. The keyboard shortcuts in the System Settings just showed that it would open the default Terminal program. According to...

Tweaking LightDM

By default Ubuntu 14.04 has a ‘Guest Session’ option on the login screen. I don’t like that and also in my tinkering (and for work) I have an extra user account for a service I need to run. I want to hide that option. To disable the Guest Session,...

My Mouse from Microsoft

As far as tools go, I am really picky. Really, really picky. For a long time I had the Logitech Touch Mouse M600 which is a lot like a wireless mouse with a touchpad on top of it. But it’s mouse shaped and full size. I liked it just fine. Unfortunately the...