Category Archives: Linux

Linux Mint Debian Edition LMDE 4 is out

Linux Mint Debian Edition LMDE 4 is out

LMDE 4 is finally here, leaving the beta testing state. It is based on Debian 10 "Buster", and code named Debbie. LMDE 3 users can upgrade their devices to this newer release without reinstalling the OS.

Linux Mint Receives LAN Sharing Tool, New Theme Colors

Linux Mint Receives LAN Sharing Tool, New Theme Colors

A recent announcement in the Linux Mint blog reveals that the team behind the popular distro is working on a new app, currently known under the name 'Warpinator'. The app will allow transferring files over a local network with ease.

Xfce’s Whisker Menu Plugin Got Major Feature Overhaul

Xfce’s Whisker Menu Plugin Got Major Feature Overhaul

In Xfce, which is the desktop environment I prefer for now for my Linux distros, it is possible to have two types of apps menu. The first is the classic one, which shows a drop down list of app categories but has poor customization options. The other, Whisker Menu plugin implements a more modern apps menu with a search bar, favorites, customizable appearance and tracking of frequent apps. Starting in version 2.4.0, the Whisker Menu plugin has received plenty of new options.

Linux Mint LMDE 4 Beta is available

Linux Mint LMDE 4 Beta is available

Today, the Linux Mint released a beta version of the Debian-based distro 'LMDE'. It has the 'Debbie' code name. LMDE aims to be as similar as possible to Linux Mint, but without using Ubuntu for the package base.

Linux: MATE DE 1.24 is out, check out the changes

Linux: MATE DE 1.24 is out, check out the changes

MATE 1.24 released, here are the key changes

After about a year of development, a new version of the popular MATE desktop environment for Linux is out. This release contains plenty of changes and improvements.

Linux Mint 20 and LMDE 4 Details Revealed

Linux Mint 20 and LMDE 4 Details Revealed

The team behind the popular Linux Mint distro made a new announcement, revealing what users can expect from the upcoming Linux Mint 20 and LMDE 4, a Debian-based edition of the OS.

Xfce Has Received Client-Side Decorations

Xfce Has Received Client-Side Decorations

My favorite (and the best in my opinion) Linux desktop environment 'Xfce' recevied client-side decorations (CSD), which actively used in Gnome 3. The change has landed on the pre-release 4.15 branch of Xfce, which will be used to form the stable Xfce 4.16 release.

Linux Terminal Command Line Keyboard Shortcuts

Linux Terminal Command Line Keyboard Shortcuts

The list of Linux Terminal Command Like Keyboard Shortcuts (Hotkeys)

For many Linux newbies it is not obvious that there are plenty of useful keyboard shortcuts available in the terminal's command line. In this article, I would like to cover them. Knowing these shortcuts saves a lot of time, especially when you work with long commands.

GTK Open Save File Dialog Keyboard Shortcuts

GTK Open Save File Dialog Keyboard Shortcuts

GTK Open Save File Dialog Keyboard Shortcuts (Hotkeys)

If you are a Linux user, you probably have some desktop environment installed along with various apps. Many popular apps in Linux are built using the GTK graphical toolkit. It implements controls and various dialogs. In this article, I would like to talk about the GTK open/save file dialog hotkeys.