A Step-By-Step Guide To Install Signal Desktop Messenger On Linux Mint/Ubuntu

Signal messenger is a useful and privacy-focused alternative to proprietary messaging apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. It is also available as a desktop messenger for Linux platform. Here is how to install and use it for Debian-based distros like Linux Mint, Ubuntu, and more. (This example uses Linux Mint 20.3 Cinnamon edition for it.) Note: A pre-requisite to using Signal Desktop is that...

How To Add Timestamps To The History Command Output In Linux

The history command in Linux is very useful for recalling previously typed commands. When using it, you can also add a timestamp to the history’s list of previously used commands. This can be handy in knowing which commands were used when. It is done by setting the HISTTIMEFORMAT Bash variable. Set it to display the date and time, and then history will show the timestamps next to the list of...

Stream Free TV Channels In Linux Mint Using Hypnotix

Hypnotix is a streaming IPTV player in Linux Mint by which you can watch free TV channels from different countries. All the content is freely and legally available, and you can choose from a list of channels to watch. Using Hypnotix: Here is how to use it: (This example uses Linux Mint 20.3 Cinnamon edition which has a few updated Hypnotix features like the search function.) Go to the menu and choose...

How To Find And Upload Detailed System Information In Linux Mint

Linux Mint has an option of directly generating and uploading the system/hardware information details online. What it does is create an online link or a ‘paste’ on termbin. This is useful when you need to share it for troubleshooting purposes. Here is how to use this feature: (This example uses Linux Mint 20.2 Cinnamon edition). Choose Preferences > System Settings from the menu. Then...

How To Install And Use Fragments BitTorrent Client In Linux Mint

Fragments is a lightweight BitTorrent client for the GNOME environment. Based on Flatpak, it can be installed in Linux Mint. Installing Fragments in Linux Mint: Here is how: To launch it from the Terminal, first, run an update: sudo apt update Then type in the following: flatpak install flathub de.haeckerfelix.Fragments Proceed with the installation after agreeing with the prompts. Once installed,...