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Linux Mint 17 installation tutorial – dual boot with Windows 7

Windows 7 configuration for linux install The advantage of dual boot is that you can have multiple operating systems on one computer and if one fails you can always start second system and save your data. Since I already have Windows 7 installed on this computer (VirtualBox) my second system will be ...

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Linux Mint 17.1 installing graphics cards drivers

This article will help you install AMD/ATI, NVIDIA or Intel drivers on your Linux PC depending on your Graphic Card Manufacturer . 1. Open Mint menu, type “driver” and press enter. 2. Type your password and click “OK”. 3. Select the driver and click Apply. It would then download the necessary ...

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Linux Mint 17.1 speed up and tune up

Disable unnecessary system services Removing unnecessary system service can help you to gain faster booting time. 1. Open Mint menu, type “startup” and press Enter. 2. Click “Application Autostart” and disable services you don’t need.  Decrease the swap use This is especially noticeable on computers with relatively low RAM memory ...

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Linux Mint/Ubuntu recommended apps

This list is Best Free Software for Linux that every Linux user must have installed. To install new application open “Software Manager”. 1. Open Mint menu, type “software manager” and press enter. 2. Type your password and press “OK” button. 3. Open categories. For example “Featured” 4. Double click on ...

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