Category Archives: Linux

Change Individual Folder Icon Color in Linux Mint

Change Individual Folder Icon Color in Linux Mint

In this article, we will see how to change the color of individual folders in Linux Mint. This will allow you to colorize a folder icon without changing the whole icon theme. Let's see how it can be done.

How to Add a Locale in Linux Mint

How to Add a Locale in Linux Mint

In this article, we'll see how to add a new locale in Linux Mint. Installing a locale will allow you to see messages translated in your native language and translate the user interface of the operating system. Locale allows you to change the currency and address formats. Let's see how it can be done.

How to Remove Locale in Linux Mint

How to Remove Locale in Linux Mint

By default, Linux Mint comes with a number of extra locales which you most likely do not need. When updating system components like libc or kernel, the operating system rebuilds them. This operation takes a notable amount of time and in fact is completely redundant. Let's see how to get rid of these extra locales.

Linux Mint 18.2 “Sonya” BETA is available

Linux Mint 18.2 “Sonya” BETA is available

Linux Mint 18.2 is the upcoming version of the popular distro. The user can download the first beta version with Cinnamon and MATE editions to try it out. Let's see what it offers to the end user.

How to Get Weather Forecast In Linux Console

How to Get Weather Forecast In Linux Console

For various desktop environments like Cinnamon, KDE, MATE, etc there are plenty of desklets, panel applets and widgets to bring you a weather forecast with a fancy look. If you prefer a minimalistic but effective environment, you might be interested in learning how to get weather information right in your terminal emulator or in a pure console environment. Here is how it can be done.

Cinnamon 3.4 is out

Cinnamon 3.4 is out

Cinnamon is Linux Mint's flagship desktop environment. Started as a Gnome fork, now it is fully independent. A new version of Cinnamon is out with features like wildcard support in file searches, file manager (inode/directory MIME handler) selection in Favorite Applications and more. Let's see the key changes done in this release.

Get Colorful Icons in LibreOffice on Linux Mint

Get Colorful Icons in LibreOffice on Linux Mint

By default, LibreOffice in Linux Mint has monochrome icons in the toolbar. They look stylish and nice. However, some users prefer the colorful icon set, because it is easier for them to recognize certain features. In this article, we'll see how to change the grey icons to colored ones.

Best Features of Gnome 3 Desktop Environment

Best Features of Gnome 3 Desktop Environment

The Gnome 3 Linux desktop environment is not something that is extremely popular today. Modern versions of Gnome have nothing common with the traditional desktop paradigm. At one time, Gnome used to be one of the most popular desktop environments. But it has diverged so much from Gnome 2 that it looks different, it works differently, and it is very unique. It does have a number of great features.