Fedora Xfce 31: A Lightweight Fedora Spins Distro

Fedora Spins are customized Fedora distros with different desktop environments (like Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Kubuntu and so on). While GNOME is the default desktop for Fedora, Spins come in a variety of different desktop environments like KDE Plasma Desktop, Cinnamon, LXQt, LXDE, MATE and Xfce. This article describes installing and using Fedora Xfce 31 Spin. Download it from here. Minimum PC requirements...

Mousepad : A Simple And Useful Text Editor For Linux Mint

Mousepad is a minimalistic text editor for Linux that’s based on Leafpad. To use it in Linux Mint (which has xed has the default text editor), open Terminal and type: sudo apt install mousepad This example uses Linux Mint 19 Xfce for Mousepad installation and usage.   The default view for Mousepad is quite minimalistic. General settings: You can, however, enable Status bar and Toolbar...

How To Use WhatsApp Desktop Messenger In Linux Mint/Ubuntu

The official WhatsApp desktop messenger version as of now is only available for Windows and Mac. So if you’d like to use WhatsApp in Linux Mint/Ubuntu , then you can directly use WhatsApp Web. Alternatively, you can download and use an unofficial desktop version – WhatsApp Desktop that works quite well. To do that, open Terminal and type: sudo apt install whatsapp-desktop Once the installation...

How To Use luckyBackup In Linux Mint

The popular backup tool luckyBackup which is available in distros like MX Linux and antiX can be installed and used in Linux Mint too. This tool makes it easy to take backups locally as well as to remote systems without having to remember Linux commands. It does that by using rsync and rsync over ssh for local and remote backups. To install it, open Terminal and type in: sudo apt install luckybackup After...

Quickly Create Multiple Directories And Files With Common Terms Using Linux Command Line

Creating multiple files and directories that have common terms or patterns can be done quickly from the Linux command line. For this, the braces {} are useful. Multiple directories with common terms: Example: To create directories named DailyReport2020, WeeklyReport2020, QuarterlyReport2020, MonthlyReport2020 and YearlyReport2020, there is no need to use mkdir command separately for each of them. Instead,...

antiX: A Lightweight Debian Based Distro For Desktops

antiX is a Debian based distro geared for older PCs that is easy to use and install. It needs a modest disk space of about 4 GB to install and a minimum of 256 MB RAM which makes it a good choice for really old or low-end PCs. Download the ISO from here. This example uses antiX-19 (Marielle Franco). Installation: To install it, boot into the live environment. antiX has its environment – antiX...