How To Use GNU Midnight Commander In Linux Mint

GNU Midnight Commander is a classic text based file manager that can be used directly from Linux command line. It is a retro file manager and can be used to copy, delete, move files and folders. Besides that, it also supports using FTP/SFTP for managing remote file systems. To install it in Linux Mint, open Terminal and type :  sudo apt install mc After it is installed,...

Corebird : A Twitter Desktop Client For Linux

Corebird is a Linux client for Twitter that’s lightweight and simple to use. Note : As of May 2018, Corebird is to have stopped working as expected but you can still install and use it. This article is written after having tested it on Linux Mint 19 and it has worked normally so far as of January 2019. To install it in Linux Mint, open Terminal and type :  sudo apt install corebird Once...

The History Of Linux – And How It’s Emerging As A New Leader In Gaming

Linux was initially popular with large organisations in the early 1990s, when Microsoft had the monopoly in the gaming market The success of Android devices – which are Linux compatible – has given developers the incentive to make games for Linux The rise of mobile gaming suggests Linux has a key role to play in the future of gaming For an operating system to survive in a...

Display The Matrix Code Right From Within Linux Mint / Ubuntu Terminal

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One of the earlier articles described how to get the Hollywood style hacker screen effects along with Mission Impossible tune from within the Linux Terminal. There is one more cool utility that can simulate the famous screen of falling characters from the cult classic movie The Matrix . Here is how to install and use it from Linux Mint/Ubuntu Terminal : Open Terminal and first install...

How To Change Location Of User Folders In Lubuntu 18.10

Lubuntu is a lightweight Ubuntu distribution for older PCs. With the latest 18.10 release that has LXQt desktop, it makes it easy to change the location of personal files and folders. Here is how : From the start menu, go to Preferences > LXQt settings Next, click on LXQt Configuration Center. Then select Session Settings. Over here, from the User Directories...

Type Less By Using The History Feature In Bash Shell To Recall Previous Linux Commands

Bash shell has a robust history feature which makes it easy to keep a track of previous commands that can be run again whenever needed. So if you spend a lot of time with Linux commands, this can save time by not entering same commands over and over. Seeing previously used commands: To get a list of previously used commands, from the shell/Terminal type: history This will show all the commands as...