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 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 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 […]

Install VLC 2.1.0 in Linux Mint 16

VLC 2.1.0 provides upgraded volume management, enhanced device selection, rewritten audio core, and various other new features. You can read a full list of all the new features in VLC 2.1.0 on the official release announcement page. How to Install VLC 2.1.0 in Linux Mint 16 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following […]

Install FlightGear 2.12 in Linux Mint 16, Linux Mint 15, and Linux Mint 14

FlightGear is a full featured flight simulator that lets you fly different kinds of aircraft. You can pilot helicopters, commercial aircraft and even combat aircraft. You can see a complete list of new features in this release on the FlightGear Wiki. How to Install FlightGear 2.12 in Linux Mint 16, Linux Mint 15, and Linux Mint […]

Install Gtk-Gnutella 1.0 in Linux Mint 16, Linux Mint 15, and Linux Mint 14

Gtk-Gnutella is a server and client for Gnutella. Gtk-Gnutella provides the following features for using Gnutella: Share files on the Gnutella network (Limewire, BearShare, Xolox, Gnucleus, Shareaza, Morpheus …) Compressed Gnutella connections Compressed UDP traffic (negotiated) TLS support for Gnutella and HTTP connections Simultaneous downloading of files from multiple hosts (swarming) Passive searches Searching by […]

Install Sweet Home 3D 4.1 in Linux Mint 15

Sweet Home 3D lets you change the interior design of your home. You can do many things to rearrange your home, including the following features: Draw straight, round or sloping walls with precise dimensions using the mouse or the keyboard. Insert doors and windows in walls by dragging them in the plan, and let Sweet […]

Install Task Coach 1.3.32 in Linux Mint 16 Petra

Task Coach is a to-do management application that lets you manager your day effectively. Features found in Task Coach include: Creating, editing, and deleting tasks and subtasks. Tasks have a subject, description, priority, start date, due date, a completion date and an optional reminder. Tasks can recur on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. Tasks […]

Install Virtualbox Guest Additions in Linux Mint 15

How to Install Virtualbox Guest Additions in Linux Mint 15 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-additions-iso Additional Linux Mint Resources Linux Mint Blog Linux Mint Documentation Linux Mint Downloads Linux Mint Forum Linux Mint Site Did this tip help […]

Install Ubuntu Touch Theme in Linux Mint 15

How to Install Ubuntu Touch Theme in Linux Mint 15 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-touch-themes Additional Linux Mint Resources Linux Mint Blog Linux Mint Documentation Linux Mint Downloads Linux Mint Forum Linux Mint Site Did […]

Install Skype Wrapper in Linux Mint

How to Install Skype Wrapper in Linux Mint 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skype-wrapper/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install skype-wrapper Additional Linux Mint Resources Linux Mint Blog Linux Mint Documentation Linux Mint Downloads Linux Mint Forum Linux Mint Site Did this tip […]

Set Startup Display Brightness in Linux Mint 14

How to Set Startup Display Brightness in Linux Mint 14 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo apt-get install xbacklight 3. Open the Startup Applications Preferences menu. 4. Click the Add button and add the following information: Name: Brightness Command: xbacklight -set 60 5. Replace 60 […]

Install Linux kernel 3.6.6 in Linux Mint 13

How to Install Linux kernel 3.6.6 in Linux Mint 13 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. cd /tmp wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/47950494/upubuntu.com/linux-kernel-3.6.6 -O linux-kernel-3.6.6 chmod +x linux-kernel-3.6.6 sudo ./linux-kernel-3.6.6 sudo reboot 3. To uninstall kernel 3.6.6 use this command. sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.6.6* Additional Linux Mint Resources Linux […]