Our first venture into laptop purchasing took place about six years ago when we bought an Acer Aspire 5315, closely followed by an Acer Aspire 5920 — or perhaps the other way around. Read the rest of this entry »
Category Archives: Mint OS
Linux Mint Essentials by Jay LaCroix.
Packt Publishing 2014
Review by Jon Jermey Read the rest of this entry »
GThumb is an image collection manager. It shows a directory structure in a panel at the left of the screen, and when you select a folder from that panel which contains bitmapped graphics, these are displayed in the main panel. Right-clicking or double-clicking will open a full screen view of an image similar to that in the Image Viewer, while thumbnails for the remaining images are displayed along the bottom of the screen. You can return to the Browser view through pressing Escape, using the View menu, or clicking the first button on the toolbar at the top of the display. Read the rest of this entry »
Linux Mint was developed in France, and released in 2006, by Clement Lefebvre. Lefebvre is notoriously reclusive and reluctant to give interviews – his online biography, in total, is ‘Nothing much to say… ;)’ – but he has repeatedly stressed that his aim in modifying Ubuntu was to achieve ‘elegance’. In practice this meant focusing on ease of use, incorporating user feedback, and choosing pleasant colour schemes and layouts. Read the rest of this entry »