Category Archives: Linux

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.

Cinnamon is getting menus without arrows

Cinnamon is getting menus without arrows

Cinnamon is Linux Mint's flagship desktop environment. Started as a Gnome fork, now it is fully independent, but Gnome's roots can still be found in this DE. One of them is the appearance of menus, which will be changed in the next release.

How to add a clipboard history applet to Cinnamon

How to add a clipboard history applet to Cinnamon

By default, the Cinnamon desktop environment has no clipboard history applet. Here is how you can add it to the panel in Cinnamon and get a useful history feature for clipboard content.

How to set the default Terminal app in Nemo

How to set the default Terminal app in Nemo

Nemo is the default file manager app used in Linux Mint Cinnamon edition. Nemo is a fork of the Files app from GNOME, also widely known as "Nautilus". It is an excellent app which fits the requirements of a newbie as well as an advanced user. It is feature-rich, extensible and stable. By default, it refers to the Gnome Terminal app for the "Open in terminal" command. Let's see how to re-assign the command.

Get Geolocation info of IP Address in Bash in Linux

Get Geolocation info of IP Address in Bash in Linux

Sometimes you need to get the geolocation information for an IP address quickly. In Linux, you can use the power of console apps to save your time and retrieve this information quickly. Let's see how it can be done.

Fix Network icon is missing in Linux Mint XFCE

Fix Network icon is missing in Linux Mint XFCE

If you have installed the XFCE desktop environment in some other edition of Linux Mint, you might face a strange bug. The Network Manager applet is running and works properly, however, its tray icon is missing and won't allow you to access the app settings. Here is a quick fix to resolve the issue.

Best menu for Cinnamon

Best menu for Cinnamon

Cinnamon is the flagship desktop environment (DE) of the Linux Mint distro. It is a modern, feature rich DE which is highly customizable. However, its stock menu for launching apps is not perfect. Many users find it has limitations or bugs. Here is an alternative apps menu for Cinnamon, which will improve your user experience.

Cinnamon got vertical panel support

Cinnamon got vertical panel support

Developers of the Linux Mint operating system have announced that their flagship desktop environment, Cinnamon, has finally got support for a vertical panel. Now the user can place the taskbar vertically or mix vertical and horizontal panels.