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This brief tutorial explains different ways to remove unnecessary configuration files from Debian-based operating systems.
The final release of the upcoming LMDE (Linux Mind Debian Edition) 4 operating system is just around the corner as the Linux Mint team released today the beta version for public testing.
In a previous article, I explained how I refurbish old dual-core computers ranging from roughly five to 15 years old. Properly restored, these machines can host a fully capable lightweight Linux distribution like Mint/Xfce, Xubuntu, or Lubuntu and perform everyday tasks. But what if you have a really old computer gathering dust in your attic or basement?
There's no official Microsoft OneDrive client for Linux, but it's still possible to keep your OneDrive files in sync (with real-time file monitoring) with a folder on your Linux machine, and this article will show you how, by using a fork of OneDrive Free Client that's still maintained (a command line OneDrive client for Linux).
Linux Mint's Clement Lefebvre wrote another of their monthly progress reports on how Linux Mint and their Cinnamon desktop are doing and it's all great news.
Work on the Linux Mint 20 and Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 4 operating system releases, as well as the Cinnamon 4.6 desktop environment kicks off over at the Linux Mint headquarters.
Linux Mint 19.3 is the latest minor release of Linux Mint 19. The release available in the flavors Cinnamon, Mate and Xfce as usually, introduces several changes and new features, brings refinements, and bug fixes among other things.
The instructions in this article should work with any Linux distribution that uses systemd, but I personally only tried this with Debian, Ubuntu, Manjaro and Fedora. Read on to see how to boot a Linux distribution in text mode (console mode), either temporarily or permanently.
CompuLab and the Linux Mint project have launched a “MintBox 3” version of CompuLab’s fanless Airtop3” mini-tower loaded with Linux Mint 19.3 and a choice of Intel 9th Gen CPUs: a hexa-core i5-9500 for $1,399 and an octa-core i9-9900K with GeForce GTX 1660 graphics for $2,499. For years, the Linux Mint project and CompuLab have […]
Tuptime, the uptime command's alternative, is a command line utility to find Linux system uptime details.
Download packages with dependencies locally in Ubuntu and its derivatives.
This guide explains how to quickly transfer large files between two systems over Network using netcat, tar, and pv commands in any GNU/Linux and Unix-like operating systems.
Topics covered in this episode:
Elitism in Linux aka “Linux Snobbery”
Linux Mint vs Ubuntu Cinnamon Discussion from Episode 153
KDE Plasma Settings Backup & Deployment
Windows 7 is down to its last days. If you don't care for Windows 10, it's time to consider running Linux Mint instead.
We run through updates to popular lightweight open-source distro. Hands on Linux Mint 19.3 was completed late last year and is a long-term support release with support until 2023, so we decided to put it through its paces.…
Display network bandwidth utilization by process, connection and remote IP or hostname on Linux.
The easiest and best Linux desktop had a new long-term support release during the holidays. Here's what's new and neat in this latest version.
If you don't want to upgrade from Windows 7 or are sick of Windows 10, here's how to finally make the switch to Linux and install apps.
Fkill, stands for Fabulous Kill, is a cross-platform command line utility to interactively search and kill multiple processes at once.
This brief tutorial explains how to simulate Linux commands but do not actually change the system.
Manage Python packages using Pipenv on Linux.
Getting audio, video technical and tag information using MediaInfo on Linux.
Plank is a Linux dock that allows starting pinned applications and manage open windows, for X11 environments (Wayland is not supported). This article presents an overview of Plank, how to install it on popular Linux distributions, how to install new themes, how to use multiple docks (e.g. with multiple monitors) and more.
The Linux Mint project, in collaboration with Compulab, have announced the general availability of MintBox 3, the 5th-generation of the Linux Mint-powered PC.
Delete unnecessary packages in Debian, Ubuntu to maintain a clean system with the essential packages of your choice.
If you ever wondered how to execute commands on remote Linux systems over SSH from your local system, here is how to do it.
Check weather details from command line using wttr.in utility and curl command on Linux.
The Linux Mint project has opened the upgrade path from the old Linux Mint 19.2 "Tina" release to the newly launched Linux Mint 19.3 "Tricia" release.
The Linux Mint 19.3 "Tricia" operating system is now available to download for all supported flavors and architectures ahead of the official announcement this week.
Using Deb-pacman, you can use the pacman commands, as the way you use them under Arch Linux to install, update, upgrade and remove packages, in a Debian-based system.
McFly is a simple CLI tool written in Rust programming language that replaces the default Ctrl+r Bash history search with an intelligent search engine.
Yesterday Linux Mint 19.3 codenamed “Tricia” was released. It is a big milestone for developers to reach since this release reflects what the team has been working for. After reading the release note and also using it, it looks like the team is on its way to deliver another user-friendly, stable, and feature-rich OS.
When GNOME 3 was released, some GNOME users were not ready to give up GNOME 2. The Linux Mint project was so dissatisfied with GNOME 3 that it started its own desktop as an alternative, and thus the Cinnamon desktop was born.
The Linux Mint project released today the beta version of the upcoming Linux Mint 19.3 "Tricia" operating system for all official flavors, including Cinnamon, MATE, and Xfce.
The beta version of the upcoming Linux Mint 19.3 "Tricia" operating system is now avilable to download ahead of tomorrow's release for all supported flavors and architectures.
The clock is ticking for Windows 7, as Microsoft is projected to stop servicing this OS version on January 14.
But at the same time, Linux continues to be a worthy alternative.
In this tutorial, we are going to discuss about some good alternatives to 'top', the command line task manager program.
Apropos command and BASH history helps us to easily recall forgotten Linux commands.
Using apt-offline, we can fully update/upgrade the Debian-based system without having to connect it to the Internet.
Agedu is a simple command line utility that tracks down the wasted disk space in your Linux system.
In this tutorial, we will explain how to read, list and set the environment and shell variables. An environment variable is globally available, in a program and its child programs. A shell variable is only available in the current shell.
Doppler is a zero configuration remote monitoring tool for Linux systems. Doppler is lightweight tool and it doesn't require any additional configuration.
This guide talks about five good alternatives to du command to compute and summarize the file and directory space usage in Unix-like systems.
The Linux Mint project have published today their monthly newsletter to keep the community behind this very popular Ubuntu-based operating system up to date with the latest developments and upcoming releases.
Alacritty is a cross-platform, GPU-accelerated OpenGL terminal emulator written in Rust Programming language.
This article lists down 2019's best distros as per the different categories of the users.
This brief describes how to install missing Man pages of commands on Ubuntu and other Deb-based systems.
The script command creates a typescript of everything you do in the Terminal. It doesn’t matter whether you install an application, create a directory/file, remove a folder. Everything will be recorded, including the commands and the respective outputs.
Apply tags to lengthy and complex Linux commands to easily retrieve them from Bash history.
This tutorial explains what is Soft link and Hard link in Linux and Unix operating systems with some practical examples.
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