Q4OS : A Lightweight And Easy To Use Debian Based Linux Distro

If you have a PC running Windows XP/7 and want to switch to a similar environment but Linux based, give Q4OS a go. Based on Debian Stretch, Q4OS aims to be a substitute for Windows XP/7 desktops and offers commercial support too for businesses. Through KDE, it makes user environment very similar to that when using XP or Windows 7 and can be a good alternative when starting with using a Linux desktop. It...

BunsenLabs Linux : A Minimalistic Debian Based Linux Distribution

If you are looking for a minimalistic Debian distro that’s lightweight and doesn’t require a lot of configuration changes to work properly, BunsenLabs Linux is a good choice. It is basically a continuation of CrunchBang Linux and comes with Openbox as the default window manager making it extremely light on resources. It has most of the common packages and utilities built-in, Tint2 panel...

How To Set Custom Keyboard Shortcuts In Ubuntu 18.04

Accessing applications using keyboard shortcuts is always quicker. Even more so when you use Ubuntu 18.04 which has GNOME as it’s default interface. Instead of searching for applications to be used and adding them to favorites one by one, simply map custom shortcuts that can be remembered. By the way, if you want to switch to a Start menu sort of interface for Ubuntu, you can always install another...

How To Install And Use Steam For Gaming In Linux Mint

It is easy and conveninent to download and play PC games through Steam. Simply buy the ones needed (they are offered at a very discounted rate from time to time), download and play. As much as it is popular for Windows games, Steam also can be installed for Linux platforms. Here is how to download and install Steam for Linux Mint: Open Terminal and type : sudo apt install steam Wait for the installation...

Transform Your Linux Mint/Ubuntu Terminal Into A Geek Screen Just Like In The Movies

If you are looking to play with Linux Mint/Ubuntu Terminal, hollywood is a fun utility to install. It is a geeky eye candy that displays scrolling split screen output from random commands just as in those hacker/geek movies. To install it : sudo apt install hollywood Once installed, simply run it : hollywood The Terminal will now be filled with lots of output among different split screens and will...