Some useful tips for Linux Mint users.

Posted: December 11, 2014. At: 11:24 PM. This was 3 years ago. Post ID: 7962
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To open a new virtual terminal to enter commands, use the Ctrl-Alt-F2 key combination and enter your username and password. This is a virtual terminal where you can control your system with a distraction free full-screen terminal.

There are key combinations to switch between virtual terminals, read more here:

Ubuntu framebuffer console. Using fbgrab.
Ubuntu framebuffer console. Using fbgrab.

To get a version of the Windows 8 Metro screen on Linux, install the Metrolux application, this will enable a Windows 8 styled fullscreen experience. Get it here:

How to RDP into a Linux Mint desktop from Windows 8.1:

How to get your current Linux Mint version:

Upgrade Linux Mint 16 to 17:

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