Category Archives: Linux

Must Have Apps for Linux Mint in 2017

Must Have Apps for Linux Mint in 2017

If you just migrated from Windows to Linux Mint or wish to migrate soon, you might be looking for software which lets you do your daily activities on your PC. Today, I would like to share my list of essential apps for Linux Mint. They might not be suitable for everyone, so you can share your own apps in the comments.

How to install Google Chrome in Linux Mint 18

How to install Google Chrome in Linux Mint 18

Google Chrome is the most popular web browser in 2017 and Linux Mint, the most popular Linux distro. For those of you who're new to Linux, let's see how to install Google Chrome in Linux Mint 18.

How to Open Root Terminal in Linux Mint

How to Open Root Terminal in Linux Mint

For various administrative tasks, you need to open the root terminal in Linux Mint. It can be used to change global operating system settings, edit configuration files, install or remove apps from console or change permissions of files. Today, we will see how it can be done.

Find and Remove File Duplicates in Linux Mint

Find and Remove File Duplicates in Linux Mint

Today we will see how to find and remove file duplicates in Linux Mint. This is a very commonly required task for anyone who stores a bunch of photos, documents and other files in various locations. Over time, several copies of the same file can accumulate because you don't want to change the originals. Here is how you can find and remove duplicate files.

How to Manage Startup Apps in Linux Mint

How to Manage Startup Apps in Linux Mint

You can add or remove apps which launch at startup in Linux Mint when the OS finishes booting. In this article, we will see a universal method suitable for all desktop environments to manage startup apps. Additionally, we will see what Mint's main desktop environments provide for startup app management.

Disable PulseAudio Per User in Linux

Disable PulseAudio Per User in Linux

PulseAudio is a special software in Linux which acts as the proxy between applications that play sounds and Linux kernel components like ALSA or OSS. Many users prefer the pure ALSA experience. If a distro you are using, or specifically, your desktop environment depends on PulseAudio, it can be hard to uninstall it without breaking your sound capabilities. Instead, you can disable it for your user account, without affecting other users on your Linux PC.

Linux Mint 18.1 “Serena” stable is out

Linux Mint 18.1 “Serena” stable is out

The team behind the popular Linux Mint distro today released a new stable version of their software.  Linux Mint 18.1 code name "Serena" is out with Cinnamon and MATE editions. Let's see what it offers to the end user.

Find Largest File and Directory in Linux

Find Largest File and Directory in Linux

Sometimes, Linux users may need to find the largest directory or the largest file on their disk drive. You can find this quickly with a single command. Let's see how it can be done.

Linux Mint 18.1 “Serena” is out

Linux Mint 18.1 “Serena” is out

A new version of the most popular Linux distro on Distrowatch, Linux Mint, has been released. The user can download Cinnamon and MATE editions to try out Mint 18.1 "Serena". Let's see what it offers to the end user.

Cinnamon 3.2 is out

Cinnamon 3.2 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 that Cinnamon users will definitely like. Let's see the key changes done in this release.