A new official announcement in the blog by head developer Clement Lefebvre reveals that Linux Mint 20.2 is code-named 'Uma.' Its the beta version should be released in the middle of June. Linux Mint 20.2 will include a new app, Bulky, that allows batch rename files in both Cinnamon and MATE desktop environments.
Here is how to fix the Bluetooth mouse lag on Linux. If you own a Bluetooth mouse that connects directly to the module built-in to your laptop, without an external transmitter for the USB port, you most likely aware of the cursor lag issue. This issue is very common on Linux, and affects all distros I've tried myself. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading