Interesting Linux oddities Linux has had quite a few odd programs and oddities released for it. One was a process management system that used a modified copy of Xdoom, a Doom source port, to manage processes. The utility used the Doom2 game files and there were Imps in the main outside courtyard. Shooting them and …

Install KDE on Linux Mint and other useful tipsInstall more themes on Linux MintCool misc software for Linux MintInstall some cool wallpapersInstall new GTK3 themes on your Linux Mint installationUseful keyboard shortcuts for the Linux MATE desktopUse the MATE Tweak Tool to modify your desktopEnable window snapping.Some awesome GTK themes for the Linux Mint MATE …

To remove a package in Ubuntu, use the sudo apt-get remove command. This will uninstall the package. jason-H55-USB3 [mc] ~ 14-10-18 8:47PM jason-H55-USB3% sudo apt-get remove linphone Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: libexosip2-10 liblinphone5 libmediastreamer-base3 libortp9 libosip2-10 libupnp6 …

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. In the example below, I am reviewing an installation of Midnight Commander. [email protected]:~$ cat /var/log/apt/term.log | grep mc Selecting previously unselected package libxdmcp6:amd64. Preparing …

Download this from: http://astronaut.ru/bookcase/prog.htm. click on “программой” unzip the file and run inpu.exe in Dosbox. I used the following command: dosbox -c “mount c: soyuz” -c “c:” -c “inpu” -c “exit” Where soyuz is the directory that holds the files. This software has no mouse support, the arrow keys move the cursor and ENTER selects …

This video shows how to sync an iPod shuffle with Ubuntu or Linux Mint 14. The whole process is explained very clearly and this will be very useful to anyone who wants to part ways with the extremely bloated and buggy iTunes software from Apple corporation. Also I have an E-Book here: http://www.securitronlinux.com/lc/Sync%20your%20iPad%20with%20Linux.pdf. This explains …

Google Android has quite a good range of software available for use, the BluekeyboardJP software I have installed on Android 2.2.2 works perfectly with the Bluetooth Apple keyboard I purchased a while ago. The Blueinput software is overpriced and inserts annoying text into what you are typing. The Dolphin HD web browser is perfect for …

The Linux experience is more advanced now than ever before, with the advent of even more advanced software that is getting better and better than the old software applications that Linux users were using in the very old days of Linux distributions like Slackware and Redhat Linux 6.2. There is a little bloat creeping into …

Compiling software in a distribution such as Gentoo, being part of the way the distribution works, makes it a fun task to do. Compiling the Linux kernel with genkernel all is very fast and simpler than the old way of having to compile the kernel with make -j4 && make modules then typing make modules_install …