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It’s common for distro developers to create and release a series of apps that are designed specifically for their distros. A big example of this is elementary OS. Nine years in, Linux Mint is finally taking the plunge and doing the same. #LinuxMint to finally get its own apps in Mint 18. Click To Tweet […]
Linux Mint 18 has been codenamed Sarah. Find out the release date.
Complete OpenOffice installation guide for Ubuntu and Linux Mint.
NaSC, abbreviation Not a Soulver Clone, is a third party app developed for elementary OS. Whatever the name suggests, NaSC is heavily inspired by Soulver, an OS X app for doing maths like a normal person. elementary OS itself draws from OS X and it is not a surprise that a number of the third […]
Fix “There was a problem playing this protected content. (Error Code: 3336)” with Hulu in Ubuntu Linux.
Linux’s most popular media center program Kodi (formerly known as XBMC) has announced the release of its new version Kodi 15 codenamed Isengard. Installing Kodi 15 in Ubuntu and Linux Mint is fairly easy, thanks to the official PPA.
Cinnamon 2.6 brings a number of new features. Take a look at those features and installation instructions for Ubuntu 14.04, 15.04 and Linux Min 17.1.
These apps enable you to change desktop background automatically or use a live wallpaper in Ubuntu and Linux Mint.
Install latest stable release of uGet download manager in Ubuntu and Linux Mint.
Rejoice podcast fans! A dedicated podcast app Vocal for Linux has just reached its first stable version. Vocal is a podcast app designed specifically for elementary OS Freya and available for all other Linux distributions. It has a UI which resembles Popcorn Time which is a good thing to navigate and easy browse through available content. […]
In the tutorial to fix brightness control not working for Ubuntu and Linux Mint, some users mentioned that though the fix worked for them, Ubuntu doesn’t remember the brightness settings and same was the case with Linux Mint. At each boot or when the system wakes up from sleep, the brightness is restored to either […]
Pinta is a free and open source drawing application which is very popular among Linux users. It won’t be incorrect to term it as an open source alternative to Microsoft Paint. Pinta is available for all major platforms such as Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. While Gimp is popular as full featured image editing […]
Linux Mint has just announced MintBox Mini. A tinier yet more powerful version of its flagship hardware product MintBox. If you did not know about MintBox already, one of the most popular Linux OS, Linux Mint is not just confined to software. It has a long term partnership with Israeli computer manufacturer CompuLab to produce […]
Deepin is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. It comes with its own desktop environment and a set of Deepin specific application that includes Deepin Store (like Ubuntu Software Center), Deepin Music Player (DMusic), Deepin Video Player, Deepin terminal etc. These applications fit very nicely in Deepin environment and make it one of the most […]
Looking for Notepad++ in Linux? Unfortunately, Notepad++ is available for Windows platform only. At work, where I have to use Windows, Notepad++ is my favorite text editor. And at times I miss Notepad++ in Ubuntu. Notepadqq: Notepad++ alternative for Linux I know there are plenty of text editors that can be used as Notepad++ alternative […]
Ever tried to watch Netflix in Ubuntu in your web browser? I bet if you tried, you must have faced a “system requirement” error page like this: You can always try to install Netflix desktop app in Ubuntu but it involves Wine which is not favored by everyone and doesn’t work for everyone as well. Netflix is now […]
Linux Mint is a popular Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. In terms of beginner friendliness, at times, Linux Mint is better than Ubuntu itself. As the name “Mint” suggests, Linux Mint has a trademark green touch to its appearance, be it themes, wallpapers, login, website, logo. Green is what comes first to one’s mind at […]
Brackets is an open source editor from Adobe. Brackets is more of a code editor rather than a text editor and it is focused on web designers and front end developers. Brackets is built in and for HTML, CSS and Java Script. In this article, we shall see how to install Brackets in Ubuntu 14.04 and […]
At times I need to take screenshot of login screen. For example if I am writing about how to install Cinnamon in Ubuntu 14.04, a screenshot of login screen would be helpful to beginners. Whatever may be your reason, if you are wondering how to take screenshot of the login screen in Ubuntu 14.04 or […]
Wondering abut how to install Java on Ubuntu 14.04? Installing Java is certainly one of the first few things to do after installing Ubuntu 14.04 and it is very easy to do so, in fact. Many people have aversion to Java. But there are high chances that for one reason or other, you might have […]
Keeping all the fiasco of NSA snooping on citizens and governments worldwide in mind, privacy is a growing concern for many. If you too are concerned about your online safety and want to protect yourself from network surveillance, Tor project is the best option available. Tor Project has its own Tor browser which is based […]
This article shows you how to install Copy cloud service client in Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and other Linux distributions based on these. That means, it should work for Linux Mint 17, elementary OS Freya etc. After the shut down of Ubuntu One, Dropbox (referral link) is the only major personal (and professional) cloud […]
Ubuntu One does not start in Linux Mint? Can’t find Ubuntu One indicator? Here is the complete guide for Ubuntu One issues in Linux Mint 16.
Can’t decide Linux Mint or Ubuntu? Here are 5 things that makes Linux Mint a better Linux desktop for beginners than Ubuntu.
Brief: This guide shows you how to dual boot Linux Mint with Windows with legacy BIOS system. If you are not sure, read this to know if you have BIOS or UEFI system. Last week I switched from Ubuntu to Linux Mint. For the sake of experimenting, I have been switching between Linux distributions quite frequently […]
It seems Ubuntu is in news for wrong reasons these days. Last week, Canonical (parent company of Ubuntu) sent trademark violation notice to a website criticizing Ubuntu for privacy issues. Today, in a mailing list, Canonical engineer Oliver Grawert has termed Linux Mint a vulnerable system and Linux Mint team is obviously not happy with […]
Gambas is an object oriented programming language derived from BASIC. In Gambas you can create forms, buttons, boxes (mainly GUI design) and connect them with popular databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL etc. You can even create games with it. In Spanish, Gambas means Prawn and this is where it its logo has come from. In this […]
The easiest way to change boot order to make Windows default os in dual boot.