That has cost you a lot of time, so it's useful to create a second snapshot of your neatly tuned system. There's a big chance that you'll benefit from at least one of the workarounds presented at that page. I keep using an external system backup program that I can rely on, until this misty situation has cleared up! The recommended one should work best for most hardware combinations. The text and icons on windows have also been made darker in order to give you better visibility. You can get rid of these two annoyances as follows: Menu - Administration - Terminal to transport this magical incantation into the terminal it's one line : sudo apt-get remove mono-runtime-common gnome-orca Press Enter. Especially on mobile devices like laptops, which sometimes connect to other networks than your own. The first step is just to go to the Update Manager and make sure all available updates are installed.
Then you can't install Google Chrome. So it's better to remove Mono. Install Xfburn like this: Menu - Administration - Terminal Type to transport this magical incantation into the terminal : sudo apt-get install xfburn Press Enter. Should you ever wish to undo this but why? Still, if you want to configure it, you can use the text editor of your choice to do so. If you want a quick way to clean your system, I recommend using this one single command from time to time: sudo apt autoremove This will help you get rid of unnecessary packages from your system. Then, in the panel of that application: click File - Set as Wallpaper. In that case select Chromium, which can be installed by means of Software Manager.
Things to do after installing Linux Mint 19 Tara I am using 19 Cinnamon edition while writing this article so some of the points in this list are specific to Mint Cinnamon. Installing drivers is usually not necessary, because they are already present in the Linux kernel. Or that your Thunderbird email boxes suddenly are being reverted to their past content. Canonical also wants to know if third party software is being installed and if the system is being updated during the installation. You can check the status of the firewall with this command: sudo ufw status verbose Press Enter. Save and close the text file.
This tool will create system snapshots so if you want to restore your Mint to a previous state, you could easily do that. The terminal terminal window , Update Manager and the mechanism for installing software, are three very important tools. Which of these shall the great Lottery of Tux draw out for us on this day, people are asking. Install your printer and scanner. It uses the same package base as Mint 19, making it trivial to upgrade. I did have media playback from the phones. I do consider the improvement a tribute to Linux for the simple reason that there is so much choice in Linux distros, incl.
You will be greeted with a screen displaying various links to useful information. Many thanks to the whole team. Note 1 : don't apply this recursively, on all files and folders within your home folder. You can probably speed up your Linux Mint noticeably, by applying. There are a few themes already available in this setting section that you can download and activate.
One small tip about making a fresh installation. All of these are available via the desktop menus, of course, but it is nice to have them collected and easily available like this for the first boot as well. I can only find Software Manager and Product Manager on the index. Later I realized that the old folder was still there. However, Linux Mint might still disable NumLock at startup.
Especially, taking the Steam client into consideration, you can play a wide range of major titles quite well. Now all you need to do is to start a terminal, go to Downloads directory and use the command in the following fashion: flatpak install Issue 2: Edit option disabled in Shutter Another bug is with Shutter screenshot tool. Well 13 days later and all is very well with Linux Mint 19. A few weeks ago, I did show you how to , and this worked fine for Tara. Thanks for breating new life into an old box! No long boot times and even prior to configuring the graphics ppa for my nvidia card; it was running buttery smoothe. Turn Num Lock on automatically 2.
I recall very few distros trying this, and among them. Forecast length days : set that to 5. Type your password when prompted. Hay, if it works … do it! Neither of the two allowing me to do this. Which is much too high for normal desktop use, and only fit for servers. You will then need to reboot your computer. The audience really wants to know more, so if you have more exciting things to do after installing Linux Mint, please share with us in the comment section.
Turn on the firewall and set a root password 1. There are two ways to get 19. The Grub menu, from which you choose what operating system to boot on a dual boot computer, is practical but ugly. Reboot your computer or log out and log in again. Thank you very much for this post! This will help you in the unfortunate event of a broken system. Menu - Preferences - Startup Applications Click Add - Custom command Fill out the fields as follows , that's easiest : Name: Syndaemon Command: syndaemon -i 1. I have a day job as an Engineer, and this website is one of my favorite past time activities especially during Winter ;.