Introducing UmixOS (Unity Remix)

Umix OS is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Unity 7 desktop. This distribution is for people who miss Unity, and who are not satisfied with other desktops that try to replicate the same experience.

I spent the last 6 months trying one desktop after another, before going back to Unity. Since customising the system is time-consuming, I decided to make a distro out of it, to save time. I also made some changes to themes to bring Unity up-to-date with modern times.


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Early Access: Flatpak Manager

This app is currently available for patrons on Patreon.com. It will be released after a few months.

This is a simple app for listing Flatpak and Snap packages. I created this a few months ago after discovering that I had 4 GB of Flatpak packages installed on my system.

Unlike snap packages that require admin access for installation, Flatpak packages can be installed locally for current user. This does not require admin access, and allows Gnome applications to auto-install dependency packages when required. The packages that are installed can build up over time and consume disk space.

You can use this app to view, update or remove these packages.

Flatpak packages
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Groot v18.8

Groot v18.8 is now available.

Groot is a tiny utility to chroot into a Linux system installed on another partition or directory. It is similar to the arch-chroot command on Arch Linux, and based on the same script. It can be used on any Linux distribution.

It’s useful for installing and updating packages on an installed system without booting from it. It’s also useful for fixing boot issues when a system is unable to boot.

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