Upgrade your Linux Mint 17 system to 17.1

Follow the on-screen prompts to complete your upgrade, then reboot your system.

Linux Mint 17.1 has been out for a little while and now it’s possible to upgrade your Linux Mint 17 system to Linux Mint 17.1. If you aren’t familiar with Linux Mint 17.1, you should read the release notes for the Cinnamon or MATE desktops before doing an upgrade on your system. The release notes […]

Install VirtualBox 4.3.20 in Fedora 20

Fedora 20 is a popular and widely used Linux distribution. But did you know that you can easily run other Linux distros in it? VirtualBox is a great tool that will let you install and run other Linux distros while still keeping Fedora as your main distribution. VirtualBox is free and open source software. How […]

Install VirtualBox 4.3.20 in openSUSE 13.2

openSUSE 13.2 is one of the best Linux distributions around, but even a great distro can get boring to run after a while. VirtualBox offers the ability to install and run many different Linux distributions. You can easily switch between then and thus experience many different desktops and applications while using openSUSE 13.2 as your […]

Install VirtualBox 4.3.20 in Linux Mint 17.1 and 17

Linux Mint is a terrific desktop distribution, but it’s possible to get bored even with the best distro. Fortunately, VirtualBox is a free and open source application that will let you install as many different distributions as you want. You can then switch between them to use different desktop environments and applications. How to install VirtualBox […]

Install VirtualBox 4.3.20 in Ubuntu 14.10 and 14.04

VirtualBox is an important and useful tool for any Linux user. You can use it to install many different Linux distributions and switch between them at any time. This will let you experience different desktops and features, and can be quite helpful if you want to learn more about Linux. How to install VirtualBox 4.3.20 in […]

Install VirtualBox 4.3.20 in Debian Wheezy

VirtualBox is a great way to distrohop on any Linux system. You can install as many Linux distributions as you have space for, and you can easily switch between them to experience different desktops and features. How to install VirtualBox 4.3.20 in Debian Wheezy 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then […]

Install Everpad 2.5.6 in Ubuntu 13.10

Everpad

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 Ubuntu […]

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 Documentation […]

Install XFCE Theme Manager 0.3.4 in Xubuntu 13.10

Xfce Theme Manager

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 Xubuntu […]

Install XFCE4 Composite Editor 1.0.2 in Xubuntu 13.10

XFCE4 Composite Editor Install

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 install […]

Install Cairo Dock 3.3.2 in Ubuntu 13.10

Cairo Dock

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 or […]

Install LibreOffice 4.1.3 in Ubuntu 13.10

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 Resources […]

Install LibreOffice 4.1.3 in Debian

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 Documentation […]

Install LibreOffice 4.1.3 in Linux Mint 16

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 Mint […]

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 in […]