How To Customize Linux Mint / Ubuntu Terminal

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surgeprice.display("ihaveapc.com_336x280_abovepost"); If you frequently use the Terminal in Ubuntu or Linux Mint, chances are it would have become boring to look at the same white or purple background over and over again. To make it fun, it is possible to create different profiles for Terminal. 1. Launch Terminal and go to Edit > Profiles.2. Select New to make a new profile.3. Give it...

How To Have Fun With Fortune Cookies In Linux Mint / Ubuntu

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When using the Terminal in Linux Mint / Ubuntu, funny or at times rather enlightening messages appear at the top of the window.These have been around for a long long time and are called electronic fortune cookies. The file that is read here is present in Linux Mint / Ubuntu at /usr/games/fortune path. Here is a simple way to kill time and have some geeky fun, why not try to read random messages...

Quickly Switch To Home Directory Using Terminal In Linux Mint / Ubuntu

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When using the Terminal frequently, it becomes a regular chore to visit one’s home directory for various tasks and typing cd /home/username everytime is plain boring. Here are a couple of time saving shortcuts to quickly go to your own home directory (/home/username folder in Linux Mint) : 1. From whatever the current directory you are in, type cd ~ (~ is the tilde key)2. Or simply type cd...