Donate to the Black Lab Linux Project

When you donate to the Black Lab Linux Project it helps us with many things:

Domain renewals
Aging equipment replacement

How much should you donate? Any amount you wish. No matter how large or small it goes to the project. We also take hardware donations as well. Contact for details. We thank you for your support.

Tips and Tricks

This page is setup for users to report any tips and tricks that they have learned with Black Lab Linux.  Whether it is a tip for people moving from GNOME 2 to GNOME Shell to certain tricks they have learned with applications.  Feel free to report it here.  Keep it clean and relevant to Black Lab Linux.


  1. GNOME 2 to GNOME Shell

    To view file previews from Nautilus click once on the file and hit the space bar. This will enable you to view videos, images, audio files and documents without having to open the default application.

  2. To add items to favorites, hit activity overview. Click the grid and search for the application. Next right-click on the icon and select add to favorites.