The team behind the popular Linux Mint distro has released a new version of their product. Linux Mint 20.1 "Ulyssa" is now available for download. All three editions are available, which are Cinnamon, Xfce and MATE spins.
How to Disable Client Side Decorations in Xfce for Open Save Dialog
Xfce 4.16 is the latest release of this popular desktop environment, which brought many changes to the end user. One of the them is client side decorations (CSD) applied to the built-in tools like Settings and its utilities.
After 1 year and 4 months of development, the team behind the Xfce project released Xfce desktop 4.16. This is a new stable version that supersedes
Xfce 4.14. Xfce is my favorite desktop environment in Linux which remains relatively lightweight and yet remains somewhat close to the classic desktop paradigm.
The Linux Mint team has made a new version of its distro available for testing. Linux Mint 20.1 Beta is notable for having new IPTV and WebApp Manager apps. Linux Mint 20.1 "Ulyssa" is the upcoming release which will receive security updates until 2025.
The team behind the Linux Mint distro are expecting to release Linux Mint 20.1 during this holiday season, so they are sharing more details on what the new Hypnotix IPTV player app will include.
The Linux Mint team has reached yet another milestone in development of their most impressive desktop environment, Cinnamon. Version 4.8 is now available on GitHub. Let's check out what to expect in this version of the DE.
How to monitor USB UPS status via SNMP
There are several computers with USB-connected UPS. All the computers use the apcupsd program. Say you want to aggregate information about the state of the power supply for every unit in one place. Since snmpd is already running there, it would be logical to expand its functionality.
This has finally happened. Ubuntu no longer ships Chromium as a DEB package starting in version 20.04, and force installs a span package instead. In order to resolve this issue and offer the traditional package instead, the Mint project is now running a dedicated build server that makes a DEB package for Chromium. Also, there is a test version of the new IPTV app.
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.
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.