This article describes steps one can take to turn on or off the dock or launcher on all displays in Ubuntu Linux.
The Dock or launcher shows you your favorite and running applications. You can add, remove and rearrange applications on the Dock in Ubuntu Linux.
By default, the Dock will only show on the primary monitor or display if you have multiple monitors connected to Ubuntu Linux. You can choose to show the dock on the primary or secondary monitor, or on all displays.
If you have multiple displays and you want to show the Dock on all, follow the steps below.
This article describes steps one can take to turn on or off open Widgets board on hover in Windows 11.
Widgets are feeds of content such as news, weather, stocks and traffic that are automatically updated with live information your widgets board.
In Windows, Widget board opens automatically as you hover over the weather icon on the Taskbar.
Starting with build 25211, Microsoft is a new setting to control the behavior of the Widgets, so users don’t have to accidentally open the Widget board simply by hovering over the weather icon on the Taskbar.
If you find yourself accidentally opening the widgets board in Widows 11, the steps below will show you how to disable it or re-enable when you want it back.
This article describes steps one can take to enable or disable a feature to always show scrollbars in Windows 11.
Scrollbars in Windows will show on the Start menu, Settings app, and other applications only after you hover over the window with your mouse and intend to scroll.
The scrollbar will disappear when you leave the window and reappear when you want to scroll again. This feature is part of Fluent Design Microsoft is incorporating in Windows, which defines elements that adapt to the environment and actions.
If you want to the scrollbars to always be available and not disappearing on you, then use the steps below to do that.
This article describes steps one can take to set up Ubuntu Linux to automatically hide the dock when any window overlaps with it.
Similar to Windows and other operating systems when the taskbar or launch automatically hides or disappears when out of focus to make the screen look bigger, Ubuntu Linux can do the same with the Dock.
When configured, the dock automatically hides when any window overlap with it.
In previous versions, once the Dock or launcher was out of focus, it will automatically hide or disappear. This setting is also in the latest version of Ubuntu Linux, but the Dock only hides once a window overlap with it.
Below is how to set up the Dock to hide automatically in Ubuntu Linux.
This article describes steps one can take to hide or unhide the personal folder on the desktop in Ubuntu Linux.
When you install Ubuntu Linux, your personal folder is shown on the desktop and named Home by default.
This is your home folder and contains folders of your documents, pictures, videos, music and others. Your personal folder provides a unified storage location for your data, so you don’t have to look everywhere.
The folder on your desktop also provides a quick way to open your home folder in Ubuntu Linux.
If you want to clean desktop without any folders or icons, you can hide your personal folder or show the folder if it’s hidden.
This article describes steps one can take to change account type in Ubuntu Linux.
Ubuntu Linux is a multi-users operating system. Simply put, you can have multiple users using the same computer with separate and unique accounts and profiles.
With Ubuntu Linux multi-accounts functionality, all users can use one device while giving everyone their own sign-in (username and password), and access to their own files, browsers and desktop settings.
There two types of system accounts one can create in Ubuntu Linux: Standard or Administrator.
By default, when you create an account, it will automatically be a Standard account.
A Standard is not an elevated account. It can use most apps and change basic system settings that do not affect other users.
An Administrator account is an elevated account. Administrator accounts have complete access to the PC and can make any changes to the system that can impact all users.
Below is how to change an account type in Ubuntu Linux.
This post describes steps one can take to enable or disable Two-finger Scrolling in Ubuntu Linux.
In Ubuntu Linux, if your device has a touchpad, you can click, double-click, drag, and scroll using only your touchpad, without separate hardware buttons.
Your device’s touchpad can perform similar actions as a mouse or other pointing devices easily without the need to have separate mouse or additional device to point and click.
When two-finger scrolling is enabled, you can scroll using your touchpad using two fingers. Tapping and dragging with one finger will work as normal, but if you drag two fingers across any part of the touchpad, it will scroll instead.
Below is how to enable or disable Two-finger Scroll in Ubuntu Linux.