To get to runlevel 3 in Linux Mint, press the Control-Alt-F2 key combination and login at the virtual terminal, then run this command to shut down the login manager. sudo service mdm stopsudo service mdm stop Then you may use the Linux Mint virtual terminal instead of the desktop if you wish. Just run this …

The piratebay.se website has been shut down. The servers hosting the Wikileaks and pirate Bay websites are down after a raid on the premises by authorities. This means that those people wanting to download copyrighted material will have to look elsewhere for their movie fix. This could spur further raids on other websites that could …

I have had problems with the Ubuntu 12.04 desktop when I was using it where the Unity desktop would not shut down properly. The only solution I could find was to press Ctrl->Alt->F2 and type sudo init 0 at a bash prompt and the system will shut down. Hopefully this will be fixed in the …