Category Archives: Linux

Cinnamon 4.8 released

Cinnamon 4.8 released

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

How to monitor USB UPS status via SNMP

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.

Linux Mint now ships Chromium in its repos, introduces IPTV app

Linux Mint now ships Chromium in its repos, introduces IPTV app

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.