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How To Upgrade Linux Mint Kernel

This is how to upgrade the Linux Mint Kernel to a newer version. For simplicity I will use Kernel’s already compiled for Linux Mint from kernel.ubuntu.com. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the kernel version you want. Now download the…

Install Linux Mint 18.1 With GRUB EFI

When installing Linux Mint 18.1 with GRUB UEFI enabled it will fail with the error “grub-efi-amd64-signed failed to install into /target…” So when you get to this point don’t close anything just open a terminal and type the below commands to install GRUB…

5 Reasons To Install Linux Today

If you are reading this article, chances are you are a new or prospective Linux user. Or perhaps you’re not – and are curious as to what I consider the 5 top reasons why someone would want to install Linux today. Either way,…

10 Video Sites That Are Better Than YouTube

There’s little doubt that YouTube is the go-to video site for many people. In fact, it’s one of the most popular websites in the world. But what if YouTube happens to be inaccessible? Or you simply want more options for viewing videos online?…

How to Install and Configure Samba Server on Ubuntu 16.04 for File Sharing

In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to install and configure a samba server on Ubuntu 16.04. Samba is a free and open-source SMB/CIFS protocol implementation for Unix and Linux that allows for file and print sharing between Unix/Linux and Windows machines…

How to Recover a Deleted File in Linux

Did this ever happen to you? You realized that you had mistakenly deleted a file – either through the Del key, or using rm in the command line. In the first case, you can always go to the Trash, search for the file,…

4 Ways to Batch Convert Your PNG to JPG and Vice-Versa

In computing, Batch processing is the execution of a series of tasks in a program non-interactively. In this guide will offer you 4 simple ways to batch convert several .PNG images to .JPG and vice-versa using Linux command-line tools. We will use convert…

How to Find Out What Version of Linux You Are Running

There are several ways of knowing the version of Linux you are running on your machine as well as your distribution name and kernel version plus some extra information that you may probably want to have in mind or at your fingertips. Therefore,…

How to Install Krop (PDF Crop Tool) on Debian 8, Ubuntu 16.04/16.10

Krop is a simple and lightweight graphical pdf crop tool . Released under GPLv3+, Krop is free and open source software. This tutorial is going to show you how to install Krop on Debian 8, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10. Features of Krop: The ability…

fswatch – Monitors Files and Directory Changes or Modifications in Linux

fswatch is a cross-platform, file change monitor that gets notification alerts when the contents of the specified files or directories are altered or modified. It executes four types of monitors on different operating systems such as: A monitor build on the File System…