So, I recently came across a bunch beautifully designed and developed desktop apps on my Linux. Now, as a Linux user, I am used to overlooking design and aesthetics over functionality. Linux desktop developers usually don't spend their energy on making their apps more user-friendly and appealing instead they invest it in improving its functionality. … Continue reading Setting up Electron framework for Desktop apps
Linux has very few options for 'Automatic Wallpaper Setter'. Variety is at the top. I loved it, it has lots of image sources, effects, a digital clock and daily quotes. You can also set your wallpaper-switching interval. It is really worth checking out. But what I wanted was a simple script that would download images from Flickr daily and … Continue reading Flickr Wallpapers daily for Linux Mint & Ubuntu
Today I was searching for an Ubuntu app called Cuttlefish. But later found out that even though it was such an important utility it was no longer maintained. So, I googled 'Cuttlefish ubuntu no longer maintained' and stumbled upon this AskUbuntu.com question... How do I develop software for Ubuntu that one could still use in … Continue reading Dealing with compatibility issues.
So, Before I had used Linux I always wondered why people who use Linux go for the hard things when Windows is so simple. But just to give it a try I tried installing Linux Mint 16 (Petra) on dual boot. But the partitioning went wrong and I lost everything; distressed I just installed Mint. … Continue reading Linux Mint 17 over Windows 7