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Tag Archives: Linux Mint
Getting Nextcloud ready is lots of fun, but getting it to a very stable state is tedious. I gathered the best of the best resources on the web from putting it up to backing it up. Installing LAMP server Follow … Continue reading
f.lux and Redshift are the two major players for making your laptop screen turn red. I had f.lux working on Linux Mint but recently upgraded to Linux Mint 18 and it stopped working. I cannot get the applet to show … Continue reading
An old laptop that is going to be running a home server is going to be limited on computing resources, so it is worth looking into running your server with as little overhead as possible. I was looking for the … Continue reading
If you have a NVidia graphics card, you will need to install drivers for your Linux Mint OS to use this hardware. If you got it, use it, especially if you are using multiple screens. Follow the instructions on this … Continue reading
How to do it wrong, way 1 Using the OwnCloud client that is in the Software Sources provided in Linux Mint is wrong! This downloads an older version of the Desktop Client that will fail when connecting to your updated … Continue reading
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Update 2 (4/6/2015): The best theme that seems to work flawlessly is “delorean-dark”. Be sure to select it for Desktop and Control in the Themes section. There are many themes are close but this one seems the best all around. … Continue reading
On dual-boot computers, Linux computers are usually able to see and have write access to the Windows hard drive. This is useful for transferring files between the operating systems. With Windows 8 and 8.1, Windows added a quick boot feature … Continue reading
Your MOUNT pass-phrase is the one we just got. Enter it! Continue reading
If you followed my previous blog post of going from 15 to 16, well I am back with 16 to 17! https://manandkeyboard.wordpress.com/2014/04/09/upgrading-from-linux-mint-15-to-16/ This time I am following another great blog posted online: http://www.yourownlinux.com/2014/06/how-to-upgrade-to-linux-mint-17-qiana-from-linux-mint-16-petra.html Do your backup of files. The author … Continue reading