See the original page here: this is how to add a http proxy to OpenSUSE so that the zypper command will work correctly: http://www.securitronlinux.com/opensuse-12-3-tips-and-tricks-for-using-your-new-linux-system/#proxy. Just add these lines to the /etc/sysconfig/proxy and then save and you should now be able to install software packages through the proxy with no problems. PROXY_ENABLED="yes"   ## Type: string …

Install gcc from source on Linux Mint 12 After downloading the source tarball for the gcc 4.7.0 release, and unpacking the tarball, enter the source directory: cd gcc-4.7.0/cd gcc-4.7.0/ Then we need to create an empty folder under the gcc-4.7.0/ folder to perform the actual build. mkdir mintbuildmkdir mintbuild Then enter this folder: cd mintbuildcd …

The Linux Mint 13 distribution will have a nicer desktop interface than the Ubuntu distribution that goes without saying; I have just loaded up Linux Mint 12 for a quick look at the Cinnamon desktop and it is very nice to use indeed, the hotspot at the top left of the screen that is very …