Category Archives: Linux

Windows Calculator can now be installed in Linux

Windows Calculator can now be installed in Linux

This is not something you may really want, but rather a demonstration of the cross-platform capabilities of the .NET 5.x platform. Windows Calculator, a modern app that Microsoft had open-sourced, is successfully compiled and now works on Linux.

Change Screen DPI Scaling in Xubuntu

Change Screen DPI Scaling in Xubuntu

How to Change Screen DPI Scaling in Xubuntu

If you are running Xubuntu with a modern HiDPI display, you may want to adjust the DPI scaling level to make everything look bigger on the screen. You may already notice that the only option that the Xfce desktop environment offers is scaling for fonts. This is usually not enough, as the other controls remain downscaled and tiny.

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.