How To Use The Logs Utility In Linux Mint

Logs in Linux Mint is like the Event Viewer tool in Windows. It is a graphical tool to view and analyze the various system and application-related messages for diagnosis and troubleshooting. There is one more useful feature of Logs. This is quickly finding the exact time when the system was first booted and then shut down for the day. Here is how to see it: From the Mint menu, go to Administration...

How To Set A Default Application For Different File Types In Linux Mint

Just as with Windows, you can change the default application settings in Linux Mint too. This is especially useful for multimedia files like WebM which by default open in a browser instead of a multimedia player. In this example, the default application for WebM files is changed to the VLC player. Here is how to change these settings: Right-click the file type whose default app settings are to be changed....

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,...