Installing Mozilla Firefox 57 Quantum on Debian 9.2 Stretch

Two days ago, Mozilla announced the availability of their new Firefox Web-browser, called Quantum. If you are eager to try it out, but you are using Debian Stretch, you could be partly out of luck, as you will not receive upgrades to the latest version of the regular Firefox releases on your system, because Debian is using the ESR (Extended Support Release) branch of Firefox. Nevertheless, here is how you could install it using your command line. Continue reading “Installing Mozilla Firefox 57 Quantum on Debian 9.2 Stretch”

Installing vanilla GNOME session in Ubuntu 17.10

Ubuntu 17.10 was out yesterday, 19.10.2017, and it uses GNOME for the first time after almost 7 years of Unity. But, as you could probably know already, it doesn’t use the vanilla GNOME session, but a session that is “slightly” modified by Canonical. I don’t know about you, but I don’t really like the way that the Canonical’s GNOME vision really turned out. As I mainly use Debian with vanilla GNOME, I thought that I should install the GNOME session in Ubuntu too. Here are the steps to take in order to make your Ubuntu experience a purely GNOME one.  Continue reading “Installing vanilla GNOME session in Ubuntu 17.10”