How to Change Default Apps in Ubuntu 23.10 

You can change the default apps for various tasks like browsing, email, calendar and more in Ubuntu 23.10 with just a few clicks.  Here is how:  Search for Settings from the menu.  Click on Default Apps from the Settings sidebar.  The right pane will display the associated default apps for different tasks like Web, Mail, Calendar, Music and more.  So...

How to Configure Static IPs in Linux Mint

Static IPs, or static IP addresses, are fixed IP addresses assigned to a computer or device on a network. Unlike dynamic IP addresses (DHCP), which can change over time, static IPs remain constant, providing a reliable and consistent point of access. They offer stability and you may require using them on your network depending on the need. For systems using Linux Mint, configuring static IPs is...

How to Personalize Parole Media Player in Debian Xfce

Parole Media Player is a lightweight and open-source media player. It is geared for lightweight desktop environments like Xfce and is included by default in the Debian Xfce edition. It can play media and supports other playback-related features like subtitles, audio visualization, and plugins for enhanced functionality. While the default settings are ok, you may want to change them to your liking....

Nostalgic Journey: Exploring the Internet’s Roots with BBS and Unix

Introduction: In the early days of the internet, long before the seamless browsing experiences we enjoy today, there existed a realm of digital exploration that laid the foundation for the interconnected world we now take for granted. This journey takes us back to the era of Bulletin Board Systems (BBS) and Unix, when the internet was a vastly different landscape, filled with a sense of community...

How To Change The Download Settings for Transmission in Linux Mint

Transmission is a popular open-source BitTorrent client that allows users to download and upload files using the BitTorrent protocol, a peer-to-peer file-sharing protocol. The Transmission client in Linux Mint is a graphical user interface (GUI) application that facilitates the interaction with the Transmission daemon, which is the background process responsible for managing the actual downloading...

A Guide to Using the chattr Command in Linux

Introduction: The chattr command in Linux is a powerful tool that allows users to modify file attributes, providing an extra layer of control and security. This command is particularly useful for system administrators and advanced users who want to enhance file management capabilities.  Syntax: The syntax for the chattr command is straightforward: chattr [options] files Here, “files”...