May 032016
 

Guest Post by Oliver.

Linux Mint is one of the most powerful and elegant Operating system. The purpose of launching a Linux Mint in the market is to provide the modern and comfortable OS which is easy to use for every user. The best thing about Linux Mint is that it is both free and Open Source. Also, it comes at the third position after Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS. Due to its simplicity and clean design, it is worth for the user. Many users prefer it because it works well on low end machines or old hardware components. The latest version of Linux Mint is 17.3 and one can easily download it from the Search Engines. The process of Installing Linux Mint on your Windows PC is quite simple. Let’s see how we can install the Linux Mint on our System.

Go ahead and get started.

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Jan 062014
 

An interesting and detailed howto on apt, first posted on linux mint community tutorials

Intro by Wikipedia:

The Advanced Packaging Tool, or APT, is a free user interface that works with core libraries to handle the installation and removal of software on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution and its variants. APT simplifies the process of managing software on Unix-like computer systems by automating the retrieval, configuration and installation of software packages.

When you launch Software Manager or Update Manager or Synaptic Package Manager, you’re using APT via different GUIs. But you can control APT even via command lines in an easy and quick way.

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Jun 122013
 

linux-playstation2

Thanks to all the Indie games, Steam and Humble Bundle recently the market of games for Linux has become most active than ever and so I’ve bought some arcade/action/platform games.

Perhaps it’s just me but I don’t like too much to manage around 10 different keys on the keyboard and remember all the combo that I’ve to do with them, a joypad it’s a much simpler way to play that kind of games, and what’s the best joypad around ?

In my opinion Playstation joypads are some of the best you can find around, probably Xbox are good too, but I’ve an unused playstation 2 and so I’ve choose to go in that direction.

And I must say that with a great surprise everything worked fine without too much problems !!

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Out test with Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Cinnamon edition

Out test with Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Cinnamon edition

I’ve changed the GNU/Linux distribution of my home computer from Xubuntu to Mint (XFCE edition) 2 releases ago, and from that date I’ve never regret it, so while I wait for the release of the XFCE edition of Olivia (the code name of Mint 15), I’m glad to publish an interesting article of Manuel and […]




Flareget a great download manager for Linux

Flareget a great download manager for Linux

flareGet is a full featured, advanced, multi-threaded, multi-segment download manager and accelerator for Linux, It allows user to pause, resume or monitor the download speed. The application is free to use on it’s lite version, but not open-source,there is also a pro version that cost around 20$ that can be bought directly from the official […]