Category: Linux-General

Adding Shortcuts to Taskbar on Cinnamon Linux Mint: Tutorial!

In this tutorial let’s have a look at how to add shortcuts to the taskbar on the Cinnamon Desktop Environment of Linux Mint as this option is not found at the usual place we would expect for not so obvious reasons! Okay for an example, let’s assume you have just installed chrome on your machine, and you would like to add the shortcut of chrome to your taskbar. Step 1: Make the app you need visible on the start menu Make the app you need visible on the start menu as shown in the screenshot below where I have chrome...

Can Linux Replace Windows & Mac OSX Someday: An Analysis!

This is a question that comes up with many Linux enthusiasts all the time as they believe that Linux is THE BEST Operating system out there! Let’s analyze the possibility and figure out what will it take for Linux to become a dominant player in the personal computer market! Before we can start predicting the future we first need to look at the history of Linux and understand the spirit behind it. History of Linux Before the Beginning of the Linux Era Before Linux, Windows and Mac came into existence, there was an operating system named Unix which was developed...

7 Reasons That Make Programmers Love Linux!

It is no secret that programmers love Linux. This is despite the fact that many better IDEs for software development are available for use exclusively in other operating systems like Windows and Mac’s OSX. I myself have recently switched to Linux and have moved all my software development work to Linux from Windows. In this article let’s explore some of the reasons which push Software engineers to Linux. The Short Version of the Answer The Top 7 reasons that make programmers love Linux are the following! Reason#1: There are more devices running Linux than Windows and OSX running devices combined!...