How To Install And Use Zoom In Linux Mint

Zoom – the popular video conferencing tool is available for Linux too. Here is how to download and install it in Linux Mint: Go to the Zoom download link here. Choose Mint from the drop-down menu for Linux Type. Click on the Download button to download the .deb package. While you can install it using the default GDebi Package Installer too, this example shows how to install it from the Terminal....

How To Install And Use Microsoft Edge Beta In Linux Mint

Microsoft Edge is the default browser for Windows. It is now available for Linux too as a beta for most widely used distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, and OpenSuse. Here is how to install and use it for Linux Mint (this example uses Linux Mint 20.1 Cinnamon edition): Downloading: Go to the Microsoft Edge Insider download page for Linux here. There will be two choices – Beta Channel and...

Bulk Rename Files And Folders In Linux Mint 20.2 With Bulky

In Linux Mint 20.2 ‘Uma’, a bulk file renaming tool is already available by default. It is known as Bulky. Using it, different files and folders to be renamed can be added and renamed in one go. Here is how to use it: Open the Accessories menu and select File Renamer. It will open the tool. Click on the + button to add files and folders to be renamed. To remove files and folders, click on the...

How To Display The System Countdown Timer In Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa

Linux Mint 20.1 has an option of displaying a system countdown timer on PC shutdown or when logging off.   Here is how to enable it:   Open the Linux Mint menu (Cinnamon 20.1 in this example) and choose Preferences > System Settings.   Then select General.   Over here, from under the Miscellaneous Options, select the Enable timer when logging out or shutting down option.   The default...

How To Add Websites As Web Apps In Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa

Linux Mint 20.1 ‘Ulyssa‘ now includes Web Apps. With this, you can add any website as an app that will run in the preferred browser. It is similar to Peppermint OS‘s feature of SSB ( Site Specific Browser). Adding Web Apps: Here is how to use the Web Apps feature: Open the Web Apps manager from the Internet section. (This example uses Linux Mint 20.1 Cinnamon edition.) Click on the...

Compress PNG Images From The Command Line In Linux Mint

To optimize PNG images in Linux Mint using the command-line, pngquant is a useful tool. It uses the Floyd-Steinberg dithering algorithm to achieve compression and reduce the image size. Install it by opening the Terminal and typing in: sudo apt install pngquant After it is installed, it can be directly used from the Terminal. Here is how: To compress an existing PNG image, the syntax is: pngquant...