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Jim Lynch

Linux Tips is written by Jim Lynch. Jim has written for many leading industry publications and sites over the years including PC Magazine, ExtremeTech, Computer Gaming World, Windows Sources, Salon, MSNBC, Forbes and many others. Jim has also served as the tips producer and answers expert for ItWorld. He also writes Technology and Other Musings, Technology Tips and TweaksEye On Linux, and Desktop Linux Reviews.


Install Everpad 2.5.6 in Ubuntu 13.10

November 4, 2013
Install Everpad 2.5.6 in Ubuntu 13.10

Everpad is an unofficial client application for Evernote. You can use it with GNOME, KDE or Unity. How to Install Everpad 2.5.6 in Ubuntu 13.10 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nvbn-rm/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install everpad Additional Ubuntu Resources Ask...
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Install Everpad 2.5.6 in Linux Mint 16

November 4, 2013
Install Everpad 2.5.6 in Linux Mint 16

Everpad is an unofficial client for the popular Evernote application. How to Install Everpad 2.5.6 in Linux Mint 16 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nvbn-rm/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install everpad Additional Linux Mint Resources Linux Mint Blog Linux Mint...
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Install XFCE Theme Manager 0.3.4 in Xubuntu 13.10

November 4, 2013
Install XFCE Theme Manager 0.3.4 in Xubuntu 13.10

XFCE Theme Manager is a useful tool if you want to customize your XFCE desktop theme. How to Install XFCE Theme Manager 0.3.4 in Xubuntu 13.10 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rebuntu16/other-stuff sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install xfce-theme-manager Additional Xubuntu Resources...
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Install XFCE4 Composite Editor 1.0.2 in Xubuntu 13.10

November 4, 2013
Install XFCE4 Composite Editor 1.0.2 in Xubuntu 13.10

The XFCE4 Composite Editor lets you customize XFCE. It can be quite useful if you want to change window settings. How to Install XFCE4 Composite Editor 1.0.2 in Xubuntu 13.10 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rebuntu16/other-stuff sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install...
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Install Cairo Dock 3.3.2 in Ubuntu 13.10

November 4, 2013
Install Cairo Dock 3.3.2 in Ubuntu 13.10

Here’s the official description of Cairo Dock: Cairo-Dock is a desktop interface that takes the shape of docks, desklets, panel, etc It is designed to be light, fast and customizable, and is desktop-agnostic. It has a powerful DBus interface, to be controlled from a terminal or another application. Features can be added by plug-ins...
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Install LibreOffice 4.1.3 in Ubuntu 13.10

November 4, 2013

How to Install LibreOffice 4.1.3 in Ubuntu 13.10 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. For 32-bit: wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.1.3/deb/x86/LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz cd LibreOffice_4.1.3.2_Linux_x86_deb/DEBS sudo dpkg -i *.deb For 64-bit: wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.1.3/deb/x86_64/LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz cd LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS sudo dpkg -i *.deb Additional Ubuntu...
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Install LibreOffice 4.1.3 in Debian

November 4, 2013

How to Install LibreOffice 4.1.3 in Debian 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. For 32-bit: wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.1.3/deb/x86/LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz cd LibreOffice_4.1.3.2_Linux_x86_deb/DEBS sudo dpkg -i *.deb For 64-bit: wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.1.3/deb/x86_64/LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz cd LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS sudo dpkg -i *.deb Additional Debian Resources Debian...
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Install LibreOffice 4.1.3 in Linux Mint 16

November 4, 2013

How to Install LibreOffice 4.1.3 in Linux Mint 16 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. For 32-bit: wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.1.3/deb/x86/LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz cd LibreOffice_4.1.3.2_Linux_x86_deb/DEBS sudo dpkg -i *.deb For 64-bit: wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.1.3/deb/x86_64/LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz cd LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS sudo dpkg -i *.deb Additional Linux...
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Install VLC 2.1.0 in Linux Mint 15

October 1, 2013
Install VLC 2.1.0 in Linux Mint 15

VLC 2.1.0 provides better device selection, rewritten audio core, enhanced volume management and plenty of other new features. You can view a full list of new features in VLC 2.1.0 in the official release announcement on VLC’s news page. How to Install VLC 2.1.0 in Linux Mint 15 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type...
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Install VLC 2.1.0 in Ubuntu 13.04

October 1, 2013
Install VLC 2.1.0 in Ubuntu 13.04

VLC 2.1.0 provides better device selection, rewritten audio core, enhanced volume management and plenty of other new features. You can view a full list of new features in VLC 2.1.0 in the official release announcement on VLC’s news page. How to Install VLC 2.1.0 in Ubuntu 13.04 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in...
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