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 Ubuntu Linux distribution is planning to become a rolling release distribution; this would make it simpler to upgrade as the user incrementally upgrades to the next version instead of having to constantly install new versions of Ubuntu as they are released. You can edit the /etc/apt/sources.lst in Ubuntu and change all of instances of …

http://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2011/052611-windows-1.html [http://www.networkworld.com] This is an interesting article where someone has gotten Windows 1.0 installed in a Virtual Machine on a modern Windows machine and taken a look at the applications that were shipped with the release of this ancient operating system. Now this is a blast from the past, Windows 1.0 would run fine on …