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GNOME: How to disable the touchpad when the mouse is plugged in and typing

GNOME Desktop: This article explains how to automatically disable the laptop touchpad when an external mouse is plugged in, and how to disable the touchpad while typing. The GNOME settings application provides various options for the mouse and touchpad, including setting speed, natural scrolling, etc. You can even disable the touchpad permanently from there. However,… read more »

GNOME Shell Dash To Panel v43 released, supporting GNOME 40

Dash to panelIt is the icon taskbar of Gnome Shell, which has been updated to version 43, which brings initial support for GNOME 40. The Gnome Shell Dash to Panel extension combines Dash with the top Gnome panel. The result is a panel that provides iconic taskbars, trays, system menus, and date/time indicators. This is… read more »

Nautilus terminal updated with Nautilus 40 support and context menu

Nautilus Pier, A plug-in that embeds the terminal into the Nautilus file manager, recently updated to support the latest Nautilus (Files) 40. Using the Nautilus terminal plug-in, you can embed the terminal in the Nautilus (file) file manager window, you can use F4 Key (this is configurable).The terminal follows the file manager navigation, use cd… read more »

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