Category Archives: Linux

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.

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.