How To Add Virtual Desktops In Bodhi Linux

Bodhi Linux the minimalistic Linux distro by default has two virtual desktops (workspaces). Just like in other distros like Linux Mint and Ubuntu, you can add more desktops/workspaces here too. Here is how: Access Settings from the main menu and choose Settings Panel. From the horizontal sidebar, scroll over to Screen. Choose Virtual Desktops from that section. The cool thing about adding virtual...

Void Linux : An Independent Lightweight Linux Distro

Void Linux is an independent Linux distribution suited for more experienced users. It is not based on any other popular distros like Debian or Arch and instead of systemd,  it uses runit for managing system services which is considered far more better. So if you are an experienced Linux user and want to try out a new independent distribution, Void Linux can be a good option. It can even support embedded...

A Quick Guide To Using Zypper For Package Management In openSUSE Linux

Using Linux command line is quicker for adding, removing, installing and updating software packages. Various distros have their own package management tools, for e.g : Debian based distros use apt, Fedora/ Red Hat has dnf and openSUSE has zypper. Let’s take a quick look at how to use zypper in openSUSE for updating, removing and finding various software packages. (Root privileges are...

How To Add Workspaces In Ubuntu 19.04 And Change The Dock Position

Having multiple workspaces can be easier to manage as you can reduce clutter when working. (To add workspaces when using Linux Mint 19, here is an earlier article that explains it). Adding workspaces in Ubuntu 19.04: Here is how to add multiple workspaces in Ubuntu 19.04: Click on Activities tab. This will bring up a vertical sidebar on the right. That is the workspace selector. To...

How To Configure Linux Mint To Allow Guest Only Access

You can configure guest only access in Linux Mint. This is useful for kiosk PCs or shared PCs where only Internet access is needed. Certain restrictions apply when using Linux Mint in guest mode like not being able to save data to local partitions and drives, not able to change settings and so on. You can however use external drives to store data in this mode. This mode is similar to that...

Auto Delete Temp Files And Empty Trash In Ubuntu 19.04

Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo desktop
You can schedule auto deletion of temporary files and empty trash in Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo). Here is how: Access Ubuntu Dash from the sidebar. Search for Settings. From Privacy section, select Purge Trash & Temporary Files. Enable the options for automatically emptying trash and purging temporary files. From Purge After, select the time period (the default...