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Alexio Power User, Collector
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2018-07-02 04:47:09

COLLECTOR of Linux Mint Community Videos,

maintainer of Linux Mint Tumblr micro-blog about community ressources as
the COLLECTOR of relevant community information,

administrator of the new Linux Mint Ambassadors blog (yet another COLLECTORS site!).

Check out my about.me profile!

Tutorials
Title Score
3 years ago Linux Terminal Command Reference 329
8 years ago Install LibreOffice 3.3 on Linux Mint 9 and 10 75
4 years ago Keyboard Shortcuts for the GNOME Desktop 32
8 years ago Download entire websites easy 25
8 years ago Reset forgotten/lost main user password in Linux Mint 25
6 years ago How to enable unattended software updates on Linux Mint 23
9 years ago How to get and install Linux games - Full tutorial 17
8 years ago How to fix broken packages using the Command Line 17
8 years ago Linux Filesystem Explained 14
7 years ago Install Firefox 9 Final on Linux Mint 9 and 10 13
8 years ago Install and Optimize Linux Mint on a Solid State Drive 13
9 years ago How to make a dual-boot into Windows put the "pagefile.sys" onto the linux-swap partition 13
8 years ago How to add videos to the Linux Mint Community Videos website 12
9 years ago Search Launchpad PPAs and add them to your software repositories list 11
9 years ago Keyboard Shortcuts for the KDE Desktop 11
9 years ago Linux From Scratch 10
8 years ago How to setup the fastest server for updates using Synaptic 9
5 years ago Upgrade to Firefox 29 Beta and test Firefox 31 Alpha on Linux Mint 8
6 years ago MultiSystem – Create a MultiBoot USB from Linux Mint 7
8 years ago Popper - the e-mail notifier and indicator 7
8 years ago How to manage the recent notifications for the GNOME desktop 7
9 years ago GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide 7
8 years ago Assign Custom Shortcut Keys in Linux Mint 6
8 years ago How To Save Downloaded Files to Selected Folders based on Filters 5
5 years ago How to easily download files from more than 40 websites, including Linux Mint videos 5
9 years ago Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference 4
8 years ago Rotate Your Wallpapers with Webilder in Linux Mint 11 3
9 years ago Ubuntu Manual 2
9 years ago How-to index on the Linux Mint forum 2
8 years ago Install Nautilus Elementary on Linux Mint 10 2
8 years ago OpenOffice.org and LibreOffice Keyboard Shortcuts 2
9 years ago The Linux Documentation Project 2
8 years ago Run Linux Mint in Windows without any configuration or installation 2
8 years ago Install fonts on Linux Mint using Terminal commands 1
8 years ago Converting Audio Files On Linux Mint 0
7 years ago Upgrade Thunderbird to version 12 Beta or to version 15 Alpha on Linux Mint 0
9 years ago Ubuntu Apps - application directory, tips, and customization guide 0
Ideas
Title Score
9 years ago Add support for RAR and 7zip files by default in the LiveCD 24
9 years ago More featured applications in mintInstall, listed in 9 categories 5
9 years ago Use an alternative default search engine with better privacy 4
9 years ago Hybrid ISO/IMG images 4
7 years ago Some modules of this community website are not working at this moment 3
9 years ago A wizard that will let you customize your desktop before you start using it 72
9 years ago Focus on making LinuxMint very usable offline 11
9 years ago Linux Mint Spins 9
7 years ago Linux Mint Identity Card 8
7 years ago Linux Mint Community Blog 4
7 years ago Create a Linux Mint remaster with MultiSystem and Hy-menu 3
9 years ago Enable the Google Search Options 2
9 years ago Similar Software or Alternatives 41
9 years ago My Software page 26
9 years ago Use some design ideas from other idea management websites 13
7 years ago Calendar view in Nemo 8
7 years ago Use tags for ideas and word clouds 7
9 years ago Improve the Linux Mint applications catalog 6
7 years ago Use different wallpapers for different workspaces by default in Cinnamon and MATE 64
9 years ago Driver Updates Tool 19
9 years ago Provide a way to manage fonts easily 19
9 years ago Mint Menu for the Firefox browser 17
9 years ago Tutorials 17
9 years ago Suggest new software packages that are not available in the repositories 13
9 years ago Include wallpapers that are updated automatically from the internet 8
7 years ago Apps DVD 7
9 years ago Reduce the size of the updates from the Linux Mint repository 7
9 years ago Ways to improve Linux Mint 6
7 years ago Include the most effective power saving software by default 5
8 years ago Use the Universal Subtitles for videos about Linux Mint 3
9 years ago File Types Editor 2
9 years ago Add CLI Companion with a command dictionary by default 2
3 years ago Join the Linux Mint Ambassadors blog 3
Hardware devices
Device Release
Compaq 6720s
HP (Hewlett-Packard) Laptop or Netbook, Works fine with some minor problems
Mint (older version)
Latitude D830
Dell Laptop or Netbook, Works fine with some minor problems
Mint (older version)
Software reviews
Software Score
firefox
"In the Terminal just enter the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade"
5
extcalc
"It is designed to use the full performance of a modern computer for mathematical calculations."
5
webilder
"Check out the official website at www.webilder.org to learn more about a neat way to change your desktop wallpaper every few minutes."
5
fyre
"This is a great tool for easier rendering of high-resolution, high quality images."
5
fish
"The friendly interactive shell, full of new ideas, fixes for a lot of old problems, and a well thought design."
5
singularity
"A really, really great game!"
5
ailurus
"Ailurus is like an extra package manager with a few goodies that makes Linux easier to use. The project's website is now available at http://code.google.com/p/ailurus/"
5
gmusicbrowser
"This is the best music library browser/manager I could find!"
5
gcursor
"It sets a GConf key that is used by the GNOME session manager. You also need to log in to GNOME again to make the changes."
4
startupmanager
"Change the boot loading screen so your startup will be different."
4
synergy
"Wih this app you can copy the texts from Linux to and from Windows."
4
gdeskcal
"A nice desktop calendar, a bit like Rainlendar."
4
htmldoc
"It is great when you find a guide that you want to save."
4
nautilus-actions
"This can add things to Nautilus right-click menu."
4
kmidimon
"Especially useful if you want to debug MIDI software or your MIDI setup."
4
enigma
"Probably one of the most popular and addictive puzzle games on Linux."
4
pythoncard
"Useful for application development."
4
devilspie
"You can use this to place a transparent terminal as your background, to dock your Pidgin contacts list to the side of the desktop or to pin the GIMP toolbar/layers windows to ALL workspaces allowing you to manipulate images full screen over multiple desktops without having to go looking for the panels!"
4
easytag
"Best music tagging program around."
4
freespeak
"Excellent little translation tool."
4
revelation
"A great little password manager for your websites."
4
hellanzb
"Definitely the best program that exists for grabbing binary files from Usenet."
4
macopix-gtk2
"Make small little Japanese girls sit on the menu bar of your window. The mascots just sit on your desktop, performing whatever actions the creator programmed them to do."
4
basket
"Easily take all sort of notes, collect research results and share them, centralize your project, organize your thoughts, keep track of your information in a smart way and more."
4
gsynaptics
"GSynaptics will be obsolete and you should try the GPointing Device Settings GUI tool for setting pointing device such as TrackPoint or Touchpad."
4
easyh10
"This perfectly sets the database for the player so you can navigate using the native firmware, as opposed to using Rockbox, which eats battery power big time."
4
meld
"Check diffs on files, from code to text files. Features colored output and editing/merging/cut on the fly."
4
slim
"I liked it because it is lightweight and very customizable."
4
nautilus-open-terminal
"Adds a right click menu option to open the terminal, either from the desktop or in a Nautilus directory. If you use it in a Nautilus directory, it will open terminal in that directory. To use it, I always have to log out and back in when I first install it."
4
scite
"Excellent file editor with colored syntax, automplete, compilation window and a thousand options."
4
texmacs
"A great scientific editor, it works too as a GUI for a lot of apps like Maxima, gnuplot, R, Axiom, etc."
4
conky-all
"It can be used to gather and display almost any type of information on the user's desktop."
5
chkrootkit
"I find it handy and useful!"
4
wicd
"An easy-to-use utility that does its job well."
4
ntop
"Find out who and what is consuming the network bandwidth!"
4
krename
"Useful for renaming pictures by number, it can do MP3s by tag and other stuff too."
4
tilda
"A GTK alternative for YaKuake."
4
rxvt-unicode
"By far, the best-looking terminal emulator."
4
xfe
"The fastest graphical file manager I can find."
4
xcompmgr
"Because Openbox users can do transparency too."
4
lxpanel
"Because Openbox users need to dump PyPanel."
4
kazehakase
"A Gecko-based browser that will run circles around Firefox, especially on older machines."
4
qingy
"A framebuffer substitute for getty (a command-line login manager) that is much, much lighter than KDM/GDM and looks better than XDM/WDM."
4
leafpad
"Only the most essential features are implemented in this text editor."
4
epdfview
"Opens most (even encrypted) PDF files, saves copies of documents and has support for printing using CUPS."
4
mirage
"A very straightforward GTK image viewer that may be I used on old machines that would suffer under the Gimp."
4
yakuake
"Useful for people who like the terminal to always be accessible."
4
streamripper
"You can easily rip the music that is being streamed to your computer. It's a very easy way to accumulate a nice music library."
4
streamtuner
"Listen to Internet Radio streams on your Linux box. The interface is clean and easy to navigate."
4
exfalso
"It takes a bit to really see the power the application has... but it's well worth the curve if you have a decent size music directory."
4
gcolor2
"Useful program for web development, it will tell you the color of anything on your screen."
4
stellarium
"In my mind, the best astronomy program. I like it much better than Celestia because it's like looking at the night's sky from your house."
5
youtube-dl
"The code can be easily customized to suit your needs."
4
pcmanfm
"A great little file manager with tabs."
4
rtorrent
"It's a fully-featured and efficient client with the ability to run in the background using screen with session management and fast resume support."
4
bookmarkbridge
"Useful app!"
4
tangerine
"View and edit new and existing playlists in a great new way. It will make you wonder how you managed without this program!"
4
exaile
"Quite an impressive media player, offers most features one would expect to find in any modern media player and also comes with a few interesting but not so popular features."
4
screenlets
"Dashboard-like widgets for Linux, a great way to improve your overall computing experience."
4
avant-window-navigator
"Cool dock-like taskbar!"
5
specto
"This has the potential to change the way you work! Starting with monitoring log files for changes, watching a folder being shared over a VPN and looking for comments on your blog, the list of use cases is endless."
4
atris
"Alizarin Tetris is one of the best Tetris clones I have ever come across!"
4
seahorse
"It integrates with Nautilus, gedit and Evolution for encryption, decryption and other operations."
4
gajim
"Despite a few rough edges, I found Gajim impressive."
4
r-base-core
"A statistics program that can do much much more, it is similar to the S language and environment which was developed at Bell Laboratories."
4
filelight
"View disk usage in a different way than usual."
4
links2
"The graphical version of the Twibright Labs Links web browser."
4
htop
"A fine alternative to top, try it out!"
4
torrentflux
"Great for home web servers, let's you start a torrent download at home from anywhere using a web-based Graphical User Interface."
4
xaralx
"Like Inkscape, but in my opinion, better."
5
feh
"Great image viewer and background setter, perfect for those of use who use Window Managers instead of Desktop Environments."
4
beneath-a-steel-sky
"The graphics are a bit dated, but the storyline is excellent. If you enjoyed games like Monkey Island, King Quest and Quest for Glory, you will love this one."
4
zim
"It's very similar to Tomboy notes and can be handy to help you stay organized."
4
hydrogen
"It's very easy to use and can be fun for those who have never played an instrument or done any work with sound."
4
agave
"Useful when designing a webpage or for some digital painting, this program will tell you which colours go well together."
4
qalculate
"One of the most powerful calculators I've ever used!"
4
gscan2pdf
"Go paperless in your home or office with Gscan2PDF! It can be used with the tesseract-ocr package."
4
tesseract-ocr
"One of the most accurate free software OCR engines that handles image files in TIFF format (with filename extension .tif); other file formats need to be converted to TIFF before being submitted to Tesseract."
4
xvst
"With this tool you can download almost any video from internet via HTTP and RTMP protocols."
4
alien
"I use this with the GUI called Package Converter."
4
checkinstall
"Useful when you want to install a program from source code, but especially when it comes to upgrading or uninstalling that program."
4
shotwell
"It can be used to publish photos to Facebook, Flickr and Picasa Web Albums."
4
openshot
"The best video editor for GNOME users."
4
pitivi
"Intuitive and featureful movie editor for the Linux desktop."
4
bleachbit
"It is the CCleaner equivalent for Linux. Easy to use and very effecive!"
4
computer-janitor-gtk
"This program has the potential of doing damage if used incorrectly so be sure your critical data is backed up. If you have doubts about what it wants to remove simply uncheck the box for that item."
4
deluge
"High quality BitTorrent client, runs smoothly on Linux Mint 7 and looks very similar to uTorrent."
5
tvtime
"When it comes to the quality of image, tvtime does the job perfectly."
5
acroread
"Very bloated and seems to eat resources for no real reason. It can offer a nice variety of features for reading, so it's a bit of a trade off."
3
googleearth
"Absolutely one of the greatest ideas ever developed since computer and internet were invented! Breaks space barriers and puts the whole world into your hand."
5
celestia
"Outstanding educational tool for astronomy and astrophysics. Good scripting language for automation; extendable and genuinely entertaining."
5
dosbox
"Many memories in one little box. Great for playing old classic games."
4
torcs
"A beautiful 3D auto race game for the serious race fan, TORCS even lets you program your own cars, robot opponents, and race tracks as well."
4
inkscape
"Great program for drawing vector images. I use it for creating simple graphics and typography."
5
blender
"I recommend this to anyone who wants to try their hand at 3D modeling. There's quite a steep learning curve, but that's only because it has so many features."
5
pidgin
"Better than most network-specific clients. You should know that the saved usernames and passwords are stored in a plain text file that anyone with access to your computer can read: see file:///home/YourUserName/.purple/accounts.xml"
4
beagle
"Very good indexer for Linux, not only it looks for files by name but for content, even PDF content."
4
geany
"The best Linux alternative to Notepad++"
4
scribus
"It's great for desktop publishing, has quite the list of features and is fairly easy to get used to."
4
picasa
"The smart way to manage your digital photo collection!"
4
moovida
"Excelent media center! Features an elegant and intuitive interface optimized for HDTV viewing, easily manages and plays all your local content (videos, music, photos), accesses all types of online media content (YouTube, SHOUTcast, Flickr, etc)."
5
smplayer
"My default video player, it even plays some formats that VLC won't play. Keeping in memory the place where a video was stopped and resuming from this point is a very cool feature. The interface is neat and the controls are intuitive. Simply excellent."
5