Some 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 pack. GTK 3.0 pack. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Vertex+-+Theme?content=166318. CinnXP Luna theme. Make your Gnome/MATE desktop …

The recent security breach on the Linux Mint website shows that updating a WordPress website regularly is very important. This breach allowed malicious attackers to compromise the Mint website and change download links to point to Linux Mint ISO images that contained extra files. Therefore, the people using these ISO`s would have been using a …

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: http://www.tldp.org/LDP/GNU-Linux-Tools-Summary/html/virtual-terminals.html. To get a version of …

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. …

The cat /var/log/apt/term.log command will allow you to retrieve information about a package installation; you may then review the installation process and see if anything went wrong during the installation process. [email protected] ~ $ cat /var/log/apt/term.log Log started: 2014-07-05 11:29:39 Log ended: 2014-07-05 11:30:38 Log started: 2014-07-05 21:39:55 Selecting previously unselected package ipcalc. (Reading database …

Compiling a kernel on Linux is very easy using the command line. You may download the latest mainline kernel from kernel.org. This is 3.15. Extract the file using this command. tar -xvf linux-3.15.tar.xztar -xvf linux-3.15.tar.xz Clean the source tree using this command. make mrpropermake mrproper Then open the configuration menus using this command. make menuconfigmake …

Linux Mint 17 is now available. Download this new Linux release from this handy mirror site. http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/linuxmint.com/testing/. 64 bit ISO 1.3 Gigabytes: http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/linuxmint.com/testing/linuxmint-17-mate-dvd-64bit-rc.iso. 32 bit ISO 1.3 Gigabytes: http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/linuxmint.com/testing/linuxmint-17-mate-dvd-32bit-rc.iso. This new Linux distribution has all the same features that Linux Mint 16 had, but with all new software. I am trying out the RC build …

Using tightvnc to connect to a remote Linux machine is a good way to access a graphical desktop on a remote Linux box. Firstly; install the tightvnc server on the target machine to be accessed. [email protected] ~ $ sudo apt-get install tightvncserver [sudo] password for homer: Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state …

The unrar command for Linux takes care of opening rar files. Firstly, install the command with the yum install unrar command. [[email protected] Downloads]# yum install unrar[[email protected] Downloads]# yum install unrar Or this way on a Debian GNU/Linux system. [[email protected] ~]$ sudo apt-get install unrar[[email protected] ~]$ sudo apt-get install unrar Then you may unpack your rar …