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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.