Category Archives: Linux

Linux Mint 19.3 can now be upgraded to Mint 20

Linux Mint 19.3 can now be upgraded to Mint 20

It has been quite a while since the release of Linux Mint 20. Finally, the distro team posted update instructions. The notable thing is that this time you can only upgrade Mint 19.3 64-bit. Users running a 32-bit Mint instance are out of luck.

Enable or Disable Snap in Linux Mint 20

Enable or Disable Snap in Linux Mint 20

How to Enable or Disable Snap in Linux Mint 20

As you may know, the snap support is disabled by default in the Linux Mint 20. The apt package manager is prevented from using and installing span packages, and there is no span management tools installed out of the box. If you decided to go with a snap app, here is how to enable the snap support in Linux Mint.

Linux Mint 20 is out, you can download it now

Linux Mint 20 is out, you can download it now

The Linux Mint team today released the final version of the "Ulyana" distro, which is Linux Mint 20. It is the first release that comes as 64-bit only OS with snapd disabled, relying on classic repository apps, and flatpak.

Linux Mint 20 BETA is available for download

Linux Mint 20 BETA is available for download

The Linux Mint have released a preview version of their upcoming "Ulyana" release. Linux Mint 20 has reached the BETA stage, and comes as 64-bit only OS with snapd disabled, relying on classic repository apps, and flatpak.

Cinnamon 4.6 released, check out what’s new

Cinnamon 4.6 released, check out what’s new

The Linux Mint team has reached yet another milestone in development of their most impressive desktop environment, Cinnamon. Version 4.6 is now available on GitHub. Let's check out what to expect in this version of the DE.

More Linux Mint 20 Details Revealed

More Linux Mint 20 Details Revealed

Linux Mint 20, code name "Ulyana", is the upcoming version of the popular distro. It will be based on Ubuntu 20.04, and it will be available only in 64-bit.

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.