Category Archives: Linux

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.

MATE 1.18 is out

MATE 1.18 is out

A new version of the popular MATE desktop environment for Linux is out. This release is all about GTK+ 3 improvements and fixes. Let's see what's new in MATE 1.18.

Linux Mint 18.2 – Bluetooth, Xed and Xplayer improvements

Linux Mint 18.2 – Bluetooth, Xed and Xplayer improvements

Linux Mint 18.2 is the upcoming version of the popular distro. Its developers today revealed what changes we can expect in the near feature. Updates are coming to the Cinnamon desktop enviroment, the Xed text editor and the Xplayer video player app.

Install Previous Linux Mint Wallpapers in Mint 18

Install Previous Linux Mint Wallpapers in Mint 18

Linux Mint is well known for having gorgeous wallpapers shipped with every version of the distro. Linux Mint 18 is not an exception. It also comes with a set of beautiful desktop backgrounds. But it omits some of the background images which were shipped with Linux Mint previously. Here is how to get them.

Linux Mint 18.1 XFCE and KDE final are out

Linux Mint 18.1 XFCE and KDE final are out

Linux Mint developers have released the final version of the XFCE edition based on Linux MInt 18.1. Xfce is my desktop environment of choice over MATE and Cinnamon. The stable release of the KDE edition is also available. Let's see what is new in this release.

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.