Category Archives: Linux

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.

MATE 1.16 is out

MATE 1.16 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 1.16.

How to assign a hotkey to Thunar custom actions and menu items

How to assign a hotkey to Thunar custom actions and menu items

Thunar is a lightweight file manager app in the Linux desktop environment called XFCE. Having a minimalist look, it offers a wide range of powerful features for the user. In this article, we will see how to customize hotkeys for menu commands and custom actions in Thunar.

Linux Mint 18 KDE Edition final is available

Linux Mint 18 KDE Edition final is available

Linux Mint developers have released the final version of the KDE edition. KDE is yet another desktop environment supported by the project besides MATE, XFCE and Cinnamon. Let's see what is new in this release.

Best GTK themes in 2016 for Linux

Best GTK themes in 2016 for Linux

When you are using Linux, sometimes it is hard to find a great looking theme to make your desktop environment and apps look great. In this article, I would like to share my preferred GTK themes I collected during the time I work in Linux.