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.
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.
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.