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 like wildcard support in file searches, file manager (inode/directory MIME handler) selection in Favorite Applications and more. Let's see the key changes done in this release.
By default, LibreOffice in Linux Mint has monochrome icons in the toolbar. They look stylish and nice. However, some users prefer the colorful icon set, because it is easier for them to recognize certain features. In this article, we'll see how to change the grey icons to colored ones.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
Sometimes you need to rename your Linux Mint computer and change its host name. This can be done without a restart. Let's see how you can modify the PC name.
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.
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.