Category Archives: Linux

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.

Linux Mint 18.1 “Serena” stable is out

Linux Mint 18.1 “Serena” stable is out

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.

Find Largest File and Directory in Linux

Find Largest File and Directory in Linux

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.

Linux Mint 18.1 “Serena” is out

Linux Mint 18.1 “Serena” is out

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 3.2 is out

Cinnamon 3.2 is out

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 getting menus without arrows

Cinnamon is getting menus without arrows

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.

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.