Quickly Convert PDF Documents To Images In Linux Mint

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How To Quickly Remove Programs In Cinnamon Linux Mint 17

Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon edition has a useful time-saving feature of directly removing programs without accessing Software Manager or Terminal. To do this, click on Menu and simply right click the program that needs to be removed.Next, choose Uninstall and let the uninstallation process start. All done. Happy uninstalling.

How To Turn Off Autoplay In Linux Mint 15

Accessing system settings in Linux Mint 15
An earlier post described how to turn off autoplay when using Windows 8.1 Now, to do the same in Linux Mint : Access System Tools > System Settings.Choose “Applications & Removable Media”.Remove the tick mark next to “Never prompt or start programs on media insertion”.Autoplay is now turned off in Linux Mint 15. All done.

How To Increase Text Size In Linux Mint 15

The default text size, system wide is normal in Linux Mint 15. To increase text size : Go to Preferences > Universal Access.From the “Seeing” tab, turn the slider to “ON” for “Large Text”.From now on, all the text display will be of large size in Linux Mint.Cheers.  

How To Quickly Remove Obsolete PPAs In Ubuntu/Linux Mint

List available third party PPAs
When installing third party applications in Ubuntu / Linux Mint, one needs to specifically first add the PPAs (Personal Packaging Archives) and then install the related required applications. Now over a course of time, it may happen that these added PPAs may become obsolete or are simply no longer existent. This will cause errors when updating Linux Mint/Ubuntu systems as the updates won’t be...