Recently KDE version 4.11 has been released and I noticed that after I installed it I could not access my SD Card reader (which I use to sync podcasts onto my phone) or my USB external drives (both HDD and sticks). This was horrible. This was infuriating. This was time to find the fix! So
By default, Linux Mint (and most Ubuntu based distributions) makes Totem the default media player. There is a way to make this switch to VLC in one quick and easy way. You can do this by going into settings and selecting “Applications & Removable Media” to do this. If you look you will see Music
Who likes movies? Better yet who likes movies and wants to watch them under an Ubuntu derivative (Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, etc.) or Linux Mint? Come on! I know you all want to. Even in the face of Netflix, LOVEFiLM and Redbox seeming not to have much love for the Linux users who want to stream
Linux Mint 15 has come out not too long ago and I have installed it on my machine a couple days afterwards. It’s no secret that I have made a switch from Ubuntu to Linux Mint after they switched the desktop enviroment from Gnome to Unity when Gnome 2 development had come to end of
In my previous post, I wrote about installing Minecraft under Linux (well Ubuntu and LinuxMint anyway), however there is a game similar to Minecraft I feel worth mentioning about. Minetest is an infinite-world block sandbox game and game engine inspired by MineCraft. It’s free and open-source. It supports both survival and creative modes along with
If you want to play Minecraft under Linux, there is a quick and easy way to do it under Ubuntu and Linux Mint using a PPA to get the program installed and put onto your menu. The package in the PPA is a script that connects to Mojang’s servers and downloads the files so there
In my post about why I use Linux I had mentioned about putting together a list of alternatives for Windows Software that you can find in Linux. This list I grabbed from The Linux Alternative Program’s Website. A lot of the programs listed may be defunct because of the developers stopping development on the projects.
If you are not sure you want to take the Linux plunge (be it for gaming or propitiatory software you NEED to use under Windows). this little tutorial will show you how to start it all from scratch. Which means that all of your information MUST be backed up before you proceed. This is for