Gnome Flashback is an alternative desktop environment that gets you the old style desktop interface on Ubuntu. This tutorial shows how to install it on Ubuntu or Linux Mint and customize it.
Quick tip on How to fix Virtualbox error “Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)” on Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17 and similar Linux distros.
If your isp does not support ipv6 then you can disable it and improve network performance and speed on Ubuntu.
Just installed Linux Mint 17 Qiana ? Then take away these improvement tips and must have applications to supercharge Mint and get the best desktop performance and experience.
If you are using Conky on Linux Mint Cinnamon then you might notice that the widgets disappear on clicking the desktop applet. Fix it by editing the theme configuration file.
The default fonts on Linux Mint do not look great. This tutorial shows you simple tricks and tweaks that would optimise font rendering on Linux Mint to make them look really amazing
Use glmark to benchmark and compare the graphics performance of your GPU ( graphics processing unit ) on linux desktop.
Install the latest Nvidia graphics drivers on Linux Mint 16 (Petra) to get the best performance of Nvidia graphics cards and GPUs.
Gnome MDB viewer is a simple tool to open and view mdb (microsoft access database) files on Ubuntu or Linux Mint. It shows the database structure and the data in it