How To Transfer Files Between PCs Using Warpinator In Linux Mint 20

The recently released Linux Mint 20 Ulyana now includes a useful file sharing tool: Warpinator. It makes transferring files easy between PCs in a LAN without setting up network shares or using a removable drive. For Warpinator to work, the following requirements should be available: PCs should have Warpinator installed and running on them. They should be online, on the same local network and have...

Quickly Convert Audio Files To Different Formats In Linux Mint 19

Sound Converter is a lightweight GNOME utility that can convert audio files to different formats like OGG Vorbis, MP3, WAV, FLAC and more. To download and install, open the Terminal and type in: sudo apt install soundconverter After it’s installed, Sound Converter will be available from the Multimedia section. (This example uses Linux Mint 19.3 with Xfce environment). The interface for Sound...

Parcellite: A Lightweight Clipboard For Linux Mint

Parcellite is a lightweight clipboard manager for Linux Mint which can store a list of items that are copied and pasted (like text, weblinks and more) and can be retrieved when needed. To install it in Linux Mint, open the Terminal and type: sudo apt install parcellite It will be available from the Accessories menu once installed. (This example uses Linux Mint 19 Xfce) Click on it to enable it. The...

Change MAC Address In Linux Mint With This Command Line Tool

MAC (Media Access Control) address or the hardware address is a 48-bit (12 hexadecimal) unique permanent address for each of the installed network interfaces in a system. There are tools that can temporarily change these addresses. In Linux Mint, there is a simple command-line utility to do so – macchanger. To install it, open the Terminal and type in: sudo apt install macchanger During installation,...

Install And Use Spotify App In Linux Mint

Spotify has an official desktop app for Linux Mint/Ubuntu just like it has for Windows. (Here is how to use it in Windows 10). Here is how to install and use it in Linux Mint (this example is based on Linux Mint Xfce): Open Terminal and give the following command to start installation: sudo apt install spotify-client After it is installed, it will show up in the Multimedia menu. Launch it, the familiar...

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...