Yltra Flat Icon set

Yltra Flat Icon set

EDIT : Yltra flat icon set has been abandoned – Super Ultra Flat Numix Remix has been born out of its ashes like a phoenix. EDIT : Follow this icon set on github : https://github.com/erikdubois/Super-Ultra-Flat-Numix-Remix It starts with some browsing and...
The ultimate update for Linux Mint 17.3

The ultimate update for Linux Mint 17.3

Linux mint is a great operating system. It is easy to use and very intuitive. It comes with an installer which makes the installation procedure very easy. If you would want to upgrade and update your Linux Mint computer (testcomputer) than you can follow the guide at ...
How to add your own scripts to nemo of linux mint 17.3

How to add your own scripts to nemo of linux mint 17.3

From time to time I start chmodding – changing permissions of files and folders. And it so easy to get distracted and then you have to undo your action. And you seem to get even further from your goal. If you can relate to this, read on. Over the years I found...
How to use vmware machines to test and retest using snapshots

How to use vmware machines to test and retest using snapshots

When testing operating systems we often try out many possibilities before coming to the solution. In the mean time we have changed so many things, downloaded all kinds of software that we are no longer 100% sure that the solution is to be attributed to the last action...
How to change wrong or missing icons in Linux Mint 17.3

How to change wrong or missing icons in Linux Mint 17.3

I found this great icon ultra flat orange icons and I added it to the github of Erik Dubois for ease of future installations. This is the look you can have on your Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa. You can see in the above picture that there are no icons for Backup Tool and Boot...
How to install i3 on Linux mint 17.3 Rosa

How to install i3 on Linux mint 17.3 Rosa

I first discovered i3 improved tiling window manager a few years ago. It keeps pulling me to it because of : geeky factor structured thinking by way of desktops shortcut lover terminal lover LOWEST CPU consumption ever This is I3 installed on Linux mint 17.3 cinnamon...
Personalizing your Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa

Personalizing your Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa

We have just finished our update of Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa and upgraded the kernel. Read more in this article to see how. What to do next? Themes and icons will follow in separate posts as well as important programs. 1. Extensions in the Firefox browser Personally I...
How to install dropbox and copy on Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa

How to install dropbox and copy on Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa

Let us get our cloud services Dropbox.com and Copy.com Dropbox Get if from dropbox.com.     Copy.com DO NOT FORGET TO REBOOT! Then copy.com will work. 123 sudo apt-add-repository ppa:paolorotolo/copysudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install copy   After...
How to install Spotify in Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa

How to install Spotify in Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa

The proper way to do the installation is through PPA. So copy/paste these lines in the terminal and it is installed. This installation is a bit more specific because of line 2. 1234 sudo apt-add-repository "deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free" sudo...
How to install sublime text 3 in Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa

How to install sublime text 3 in Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa

Sublime Text is available for Windows, Mac Osx and for Linux. That is the way I like my software. One learning period and useful for all operating systems. Let us first install it via ppa so the updates will follow later but you can also download a .deb file from the...
Discovering Arch Linux

Discovering Arch Linux

EDIT : in the mean time a year has passed. I made many github scripts to easily install any Arch desktop environment. Check out github for my scripts. Checkout my GITHUB scripts. Some months ago I discovered Arch Linux but never got around to write an article about...
The Ultimate Linux Mint Update

The Ultimate Linux Mint Update

Do not do any of this on a production environment PC. Take a stand-alone PC, pop out the hard disk and put in an old one to experiment. Do you have an old SSD laying around. That’s ideal. This article wants to achieve the following goals : Document the...
Pimp your linux mint 17.1 Rebecca

Pimp your linux mint 17.1 Rebecca

You have just installed Linux Mint and you have seen better looking desktops online. That is because we can change our linux machines the way each and every individual wants it. So some questions pop-up after a clean install of Linux Mint : What to do after the...
Problem solving in linux mint

Problem solving in linux mint

This article is all about fixing what can go wrong. Killing programs that do not behave properly and so on. Problem solving 101 for linux mint Episode 1 : Gnome-system-monitor Like in Windows you have here a taskmanager where you can stop or kill programs that are...
How to update the kernel in Linux Mint

How to update the kernel in Linux Mint

This article intends to be a hands-on tutorial. You can read all the links in this article to get a general knowledge and then follow the movies in particular to see what I personally did to my computers. There is no need to get to geeky. But a general background...
How to install Linux Mint 17.1 and MacBook Pro 5,4

How to install Linux Mint 17.1 and MacBook Pro 5,4

Linux can and is installed on a diverse range of machines from phones, fridges to computers. Let us install Linux Mint 17 on laptop MacBook Pro 5,4. The only thing I changed in this machine is the harddisk. Do yourself a favour. Buy an ssd. So I opened the laptop and...
How to install conky and the conky theme Aurora

How to install conky and the conky theme Aurora

Conky is a free software system monitor. It is available for Linux. Conky is highly configurable and is able to monitor many system variables including the status of the CPU, memory, swap space, disk storage, temperatures, processes, network interfaces, battery power,...
How does octupi from aurora conky work

How does octupi from aurora conky work

Conky is a great way to get a fancy look on your desktop. Be it the hour and date or more advanced a forecast of the weather, the temperature of your cpu, the download or upload speed of your internet connection and so on. Octupi has been programmed by Akshendra...
Linux Mint 17 as a valid replacement for windows xp

Linux Mint 17 as a valid replacement for windows xp

Na de aankondiging van Microsoft dat XP niet meer wordt ondersteund, vrezen toch velen voor problemen in de toekomst. Vermits er geen ondersteuning meer is, zal na verloop van tijd dit operating systeem gevoelig worden voor aanvallen, virussen en spyware. Vandaar de...
Easybcd will set your boot priorities right

Easybcd will set your boot priorities right

Enkel voor diegenen, die twee of meer operating systemen wensen op hun pc of laptop. Heb je nog ruimte op je harde schijf dan kan er misschien nog wel een GRATIS en virusvrij operating systeem er naast. Projectje voor de zomer? Heb je nog een oude pc ergens staan? Wat...
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