Linux Mint

Linux Mint is a new distribution for Linux systems with updated features and settings making the user experience more enjoyable and secure. We’ll present articles with the latest news, reviews of various applications, guides on using it, and more.

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Linux Mint's Upgrade Tool is now available for beta testing

A few months ago, developers of the Linux Mint team announced that they would release an Upgrade Tool soon to improve major Linux Mint version upgrades. The graphical user interface tool would […]

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Linux Mint's upcoming Upgrade tool makes upgrades a lot easier

Linux Mint's development team has been working on a new Upgrade tool for some time now. The new tool will make upgrades between major versions of the Linux distributions a lot easier […]

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Linux Mint Debian Edition 5 is now available

Linux Mint Debian Edition 5 (LMDE) is now available. The Linux Mint team has released the new version of the distribution after months of testing to the public. Linux Mint Debian Edition […]

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Mozilla and Linux Mint sign a partnership agreement

Linux Mint, developer of the popular Linux distribution, and Mozilla, maker of the popular Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email client, have signed a partnership agreement. The Linux Mint team announced the […]

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Linux Mint 20.3: here is what is new

The Linux Mint team started to push the final stable ISO images of Linux Mint 20.3 to its distribution network. The final release comes weeks after the release of Linux Mint 20.3 […]

Distrowatch Top 5 Distributions Review: Linux Mint

If you’ve done any research into the Linux world you’ll no doubt have heard of Linux Mint. Linux Mint is rated number four on the popular rankings site, Distrowatch, based on number […]

Installing KDE On Linux Mint Cinnamon Base

If you’re like me and really enjoy using the KDE Plasma desktop environment, especially as it’s become very lightweight over the last year or two compared to the past where it was […]

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Linux Mint 20.2 is now available

The team behind the popular Linux distribution Linux Mint released Linux Mint 20.2 "Uma" this week. The new version of Linux Mint is available as a standalone download and as a direct […]

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Linux Mint will inform users about important security updates but not enforce them

Last month, the Linux Mint team announced that it wanted to do something about systems not being upgraded to newer versions. Systems that were not supported anymore were vulnerable to attacks, and […]

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Linux Mint team wants users to upgrade, may enforce some

Last month, the Linux Mint team published a post on the organization's official blog about the importance of installing security updates on machines running the Linux distribution. The essence of the post […]

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Linux Mint 20.1 long-term support release is out

Linux Mint 20.1 is now available; the first stable release of Linux Mint in 20.1 is available in the three flavors Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce. The new version of the Linux distribution […]

uGet is an open source download manager for Windows and Linux

uGet is an open source download manager for Windows and Linux that also supports Torrents and Video downloads

XDM and HTTP Downloader are very good open source download managers; uGet is another one that you may use if you're looking for some advanced options. Download and extract the program's archive […]

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Linux Mint 19.3 has been released

Linux Mint 19.3 has been released. The update of the popular Linux distribution is available in the flavors Xfce, Mate and Cinnamon as usually. The new version of the Linux distribution is […]

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Mutt is a command line email app for Linux and here's how to set it up

Mutt is a command line email app for Linux; we continue our series of reviews for Linux-based command line applications. Check out MusicCube (music player) or nnn (file manager). Like many terminal […]

nnn is an excellent command line based file manager for Linux, macOS and BSDs

nnn is an excellent command line based file manager for Linux, macOS and BSDs

The program nnn is one of the lightest file managers available for Linux, macOS, BSDs. It is not your traditional file browser though as it lacks a graphical user interface. Tip: if […]

Conky is a highly customizable system monitor for Linux

Conky is a highly customizable system monitor for Linux

A couple of months ago, we introduced you to a Windows program called Sidebar Diagnostics; this time, we are going to take a look at a similar program for Linux. Conky must […]

Celluloid is a really good mpv frontend for Linux

Celluloid is a really good mpv frontend for Linux

If you are a Linux user who wants a front-end for the popular MPV video player, Celluloid may be your best bet. I installed the application via flatpak but you can find […]

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Newsboat is a command line based RSS feed reader for Linux

Once upon a time, there used to be a Command line based RSS feed reader called Newsbeuter, but, like many a good program it too was abandoned. Fortunately, another developer forked the […]

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SimpleScreenRecorder is a user friendly video capturing app for Linux

Video recording tools can be complex for many users. Besides requiring users to configure plenty of options, they often make use of technical terms such as bitrate, fps, codecs, sample rate and […]

Feh is a light-weight command-line image viewer for Linux

Feh is a light-weight command-line image viewer for Linux

The default image viewer in most Linux distros is a fine option for many users, but if you want a distraction free alternative, Feh is a good option. Feh's interface is as […]

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Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa is now available

Linux Mint 19.1 codename "Tessa" was released on December 19, 2018. The new version of the popular Linux distribution is a Long Term Support release that will receive updates until 2023.  It […]

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Linux Mint 19 "Tara" final is out

The Linux Mint team has released Linux Mint 19 final, codename Tara, in the desktop environment flavors Cinnamon, Mate, and Xfce. Linux Mint users who run Linux Mint 18.3 or a beta […]

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Linux Mint team targets May or June 2018 for Linux Mint 19 release

The release of Linux Mint 18.3 in November 2017 put the development focus of the team on Linux Mint 19, the next major version of the popular Linux distribution. Linux Mint 19 […]

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Totally awesome Cinnamon 'Spices' you need, now

I’ve touched on Cinnamon quite a few times now, as it has become my personal choice of desktop environment, but I thought I’d share some of Cinnamons own tweaks that are system […]

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Linux Mint 18.3 MATE and Cinnamon released

The Linux Mint team has released version 18.3 of the popular Linux distribution as MATE and Cinnamon versions to the public. Linux Mint 18.3 is a long term support released; this means […]

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Disable the transparent Terminal background in Linux Mint

If you use the terminal on a system running Linux Mint, you will have noticed that the Terminal window is transparent on the system. While some Linux Mint users may not use […]

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Linux Mint KDE is out, LMDE 3 is in

In a blog post written Oct 25, the Linux Mint team has announced that Linux Mint will be ending the KDE flavor after 18.3 is released. “In continuation with what’s been done […]

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Installing Timeshift into Linux Mint 18.2 non-BTRFS

In a previous article it was stated that the next version of Linux Mint would include a piece of software called Timeshift, a very popular and powerful backup utility. However, currently Timeshift […]

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Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia Information Released

Linux Mint Project Leader Clement Lefebvre, otherwise known as “Clem” released a blog post on Sept. 18, giving some information about the upcoming release of Linux Mint 18.3, dubbed “Sylvia.” In his […]

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Easily Download / Upload files to remote server in within Cinnamon

Previously I wrote a very simple beginners article on how to host your own nginx webserver and host a webpage. But, not everyone is familiar with ways to get the files you […]

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Linux Mint 18.2 released

Linux Mint 18.2, a new version of the popular Linux distribution, has been released to the public on July 2, 2017 in Cinnamon, MATE, Xfce and KDE flavors. The new Linux Mint […]

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A Look at Desktop Environments: Cinnamon

Cinnamon is another desktop environment that began as a fork of a previous environment, this time a fork of the GNOME Shell. The developers of Linux Mint from how I understand it, […]

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Setting up a Windows / Linux Mint Dual Boot using MBR

Windows is the reigning champion when it comes to operating system share percentages according to NetMarketShare. However, as the world is learning more and more, day by day, there are other alternatives […]

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Installing Linux Mint 18.1 Serena MATE Edition 64bit

There are many popular distributions of GNU/Linux to choose from, but it’s generally recognized among the GNU/Linux world that there are a few major players that people tend to gravitate towards more […]

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Linux Mint 18.1 KDE and Xfce released

The Linux Mint team has just released the long term support release Linux Mint 18.1 as a KDE and Xfce edition to the public. The new version of Linux Mint brings software […]

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How to upgrade to a new Linux Mint version

The following guide provides you with instructions on how to upgrade a device running Linux Mint to the latest version of the Linux distribution. The main present that I handed out during […]

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Linux Mint 18 Final First Look

Linux Mint 18 is the latest version of the popular Linux distribution that is a long term support release that is supported until 2021. Linux Mint 18 is offered in two versions, […]

Linux Mint hacked, ISO images compromised

The Linux Mint team revealed today that compromised ISO images of Linux Mint have been distributed from the official website on February 20th, 2016. According to the blog post, the intrusion happened […]

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Linux Mint window customization options outshine Windows

Whenever I'm not at home, I'm taking my ThinkPad laptop with me that I installed Linux Mint on. While I could run a flavor of Windows on the device as well, I […]

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How to install Mono on Linux Mint

I'm using the excellent password manager KeePass version 2.x on Windows to manage all my accounts and information. When I checked the Linux download page, I noticed that only KeePass 1.x was […]


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