MATE tweak tool for fixing the MINT desktop The MATE tweak tool is used to easily tweak the Linux Mint MATE desktop. Install this easily with the command below. [email protected] ~ $ sudo apt install [email protected] ~ $ sudo apt install mate-tweak Now we can tweak our desktop. Here, this is how to disable desktop …

There is a lovely GTK3 theme available for the Linux Mint MATE desktop. This looks very nice when coupled with a good Metacity theme. https://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/OS+X+El+Capitan+%28GTK,+Unity+&+Cinnamon%29?content=174139. This is what the El Capitan theme looks like on a Debian desktop. Download the El Capitan theme here. https://dl.opendesktop.org/api/files/download/id/1474234465/OS.X.El.Capitan.v0.9.tar.gz. This is a very nice looking theme and well worth …

GTK themes . Vertex. https://github.com/horst3180/Vertex-theme. Vertex is a theme for GTK 3, GTK 2, Gnome-Shell and Cinnamon. It supports GTK 3 and GTK 2 based desktop environments like Gnome, Cinnamon, Mate, XFCE, Budgie, Pantheon, etc. Ceti 2. https://github.com/horst3180/Ceti-theme. The GTK3 theme supports Gnome 3.8, 3.10 and 3.12, but the Gnome Shell theme only works on …

Some lovely desktop themes for MATELovely Linux wallpapersLinux Mint icon themesLinux cursor themes Some lovely desktop themes for MATE Flat Plat. A nice material design flat theme for Gnome Shell. This is a gorgeous look for your desktop. https://github.com/nana-4/Flat-Plat. Curvylooks theme for the Gnome and MATE desktops. This theme is a lovely GTK theme that …

Some lovely GTK themes and wallpapers for your Linux desktop. MediterraneanNight Series 2.03: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/MediterraneanNight+Series?content=156782. Themes Collection (Ubuntu/Linux Mint): http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Themes+Collection+%28Ubuntu%2BLinux+Mint%29?content=156873. A huge theme collection for Ubuntu and Linux Mint. GNOME Shell: Nord 1.8: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/GNOME+Shell%3A+Nord?content=142971. A very popular Gnome Shell theme. Mintyfresh Cinnamon-theme 0.3: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Mintyfresh+Cinnamon-theme?content=156287. A lovely green Cinnamon theme. Malys Inversio: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/malys+-+inversio++?content=152965. Ambiance Chrunchy: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Ambiance+Crunchy?content=151181. This …

KDE 4.0 themes Oxygen transparent: http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/oxygen-transparent?content=127752. An amazing transparent version of the Oxygen KDE 4.0 theme. Oxygen GTK: http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/Oxygen+Gtk?content=136216. A port of the Oxygen KDE theme to GTK. Soft metal: http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/Soft+Metal?content=120867. A soft metallic theme for KDE. Uniq 1.11: http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/uniq?content=112688. Another very nice KDE 4.0 theme. More nice themes, these are for Gnome Awesome elegance …

The MATE tweak tool allows a Linux Mint MATE user to tweak their desktop. There are a few cool things you can do. Firstly, install this cool application. [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install mate-tweak Now that it is installed, we can begin to tweak our desktop. Turn off desktop icons in Linux …

How to upgrade to a newer Linux Mint release. https://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/2. How to update and upgrade your packages. Type this in a terminal window. sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgradesudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade This command will update the package repositories and download and install package updates over the Internet. Find a nice …

Some lovely desktop themes for MATELovely Linux wallpapersLinux Mint icon themesLinux cursor themesSome very nice themes for the Linux desktopIcon themesMetacity themesNice wallpapers for your Linux desktop Some very nice themes for the Linux desktop Oxygen transparent KDE 4.0 theme. http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/oxygen-transparent?content=127752. Uniq KDE 4.0 theme. http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/uniq?content=112688. Elegant Gnome pack. GTK 2.0 pack. http://linuxmint-art.org/content/show.php/Elegant+Gnome+Pack?content=127826. Vertex theme …

Window manager themes. RISC styled WM theme for Xfce4: http://www.marutan.net/themes.php. GTK themes. Mac OS Classic theme for Xfce4: http://xfce-look.org/content/show.php?content=144719. Mac OS classic GTK2 theme: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Mac+OS+9+Platinum+gtk+theme?content=110444. Plane GTK: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Plane-Gtk3.6?content=156309. Classic 95 Windows `95 theme for MATE and Gnome: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Classic95?content=157298. How to create a look-alike Windows XP desktop using IceWM: http://kmandla.wordpress.com/projects/lookalike-windows-xp-classic/. Windows 3.1 theme for Xfce4: http://xfce-look.org/content/show.php/Redmond3+%28Windows+3.1+theme%29?content=121526. …

Some awesome themes and wallpapers for the Linux Mint MATE desktop Themes http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/LiNsta+3+%28Linux+is+Not+Vista%29?content=44570 Linux is not Vista. A Windows Vista styled theme for Gnome and MATE. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/MacOS-X+Aqua+Theme?content=13548. Mac OSX Aqua theme for MATE. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Murrine+GTK%2B+Cairo+Engine?content=42755. Murrine GTK+ Cairo Engine. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Faenza-Cupertino?content=129008. Faenza-Cupertino icon theme. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/OSX-Nostalgie?content=157390. OSX Nostalgia icon theme. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/E17gtk?content=163472. E17 GTK. This is a theme for …

The caps lock key on Linux is very annoying when hit accidentally. Especially when you are typing a password. This simple command will disable the key permanently. [email protected] ~ $ setxkbmap -option ctrl:nocaps If you put this in Startup Applications which may be found under System-Preferences-Startup Applications, the caps lock key will be disabled when …

GTK Themes. Zukitwo: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Zukitwo?content=140562. A very good GTK theme for Gnome Shell and MATE. DeLorean-Dark — Gnome 3.4 & 3.6: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/DeLorean-Dark+–+Gnome+3.4+%26+3.6?content=153866. DarkMint: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/DarkMint?content=150904. Piratunbu theme 6.0: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Piratunbu+full+theme+for+Ubuntu+13.10?content=147063. A pirate themed look for Ubuntu. reNIX (for Unity and GS): http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/reNIX+%28for+Unity+and+GS%29?content=153312. A squared theme for Unity and Gnome Shell. Win2-7 Remix: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Win2-7+Remix?content=153233. A Windows 7 styled theme …