The PPA that used to host Cinnamon desktop has stopped being maintained since May 2014. Here is another way to install Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
If you find the Shutdown and Restart confirmation dialog box in Ubuntu annoying, here is an easy way to turn it off.
Screenie is a program designed to give screenshots a different look without needing a graphic artist. You can use it to style your screenshot without Photoshop skill.
Sometimes, you might need to change the network device’s MAC address for testing. Here’s how you can do so in Windows and Ubuntu.
CentOS 7 introduces several major changes over the CentOS 6.x line. Check out our CentOS 7 review and installation guide and see what is in store in CentOS 7.
Evolve OS is a new desktop Linux distribution which includes the Budgie Desktop. The project is currently in the Alpha stage. Let’s check it out how it works.
Trying to come up with strong and yet easy to remember passwords can be a challenge. Luckily there are several useful password generators for Linux. Let check them out.
There are several tools that allow you to create Markdown document. In Linux, ReText is one useful text editor you can use to create Markdown document.
What is the best way to take a screenshot on a Raspberry Pi? The simplest is to use the command line tool “scrot.”
It is easier to install Ubuntu in VMware player, but to get its full potential, you’ll need VMware Tools. Here is how you can install VMware Tools in Ubuntu.
MySQL includes “mysqldump” and “mysqladmin” for backing up and managing MySQL databases. Master these two commands and become a competent MySQL admin.
The Fedora project has announced that the “yum” will be replaced by “dnf”. Here is what you need to know about the new DNF package manager.
With the increase of the rate of phone theft, it is important for us to protect ourselves. Use these anti-theft apps for Android to protect your phone.
The next version of LXDE will be based on LXQt, which is a merge of the LXDE-Qt and the Razor-qt projects. Here is how you can test LXQt on (L)Ubuntu.
To debug C or C++ programs in Linux, one can make use of the gdb debugging tool that comes with your system. Let’s see how it works.
If you are using a Raspberry Pi and want to start Java programming, here is how you can install Java Development Kit (JDK) on a Raspberry Pi.
There is a class of editor known as a “Hex editor” which allows you to edit any type of file, especially binary files. Here are a few examples for Linux.
The Raspberry Pi can be a good development tool, and writing C# programs on the Raspberry Pi is simple thanks to the open source Mono project.