I know that the terminal may look scary at the beginning but it’s so useful you can do a lot of things like rename files easier than a graphic interface, watch or stop system processes, start or stop system services. Commands are the great way to understand Linux and learn so much about it. In Linux, there exist a lot of commands. The list that I'm presenting here includes the most common Linux commands for beginners.
Ubuntu has been the focus of Linux world for a long time. But, it received a lot of criticism when it shifted to Unity interface. The interface came kind of a shock to many devoted users of the old Ubuntu. This caused many users either to shift to other distributions or flavors of Ubuntu itself. Now, there is a similar story which many new users don’t know about.
Ifconfig is used to configure the kernel-resident network interfaces. It is used at boot time to set up interfaces as necessary. After that, it is usually only needed when debugging or when system tuning is needed.
Cinnamon is a DE(Desktop Environment). DE is a collection of software, which collectively provide you a seamless Desktop experience. They are the reason, normal people who have no knowledge about the internal working of computer are able to use computers for a wide variety of purposes. Cinnamon is one such collection which is different. Different how? We will see, But for now, let’s just say that Cinnamon played a decisive role in making Linux mint, the most popular distro in the Linux world.
Linux Mint 18.1 “Serena” is an intermediate upgrade to 18 “Sarah” which released back in mid 2016. There are some few big updates and many minor updates with this version. In this article, I’m gonna point out most of the things you need to know before upgrading to it. As of the time of writing this article, Mint 18.1 is available in two editions- Cinnamon and MATE, XFCE and KDE editions are yet to release officially.
Pithos is a Linux client for the the internet radio website Pandora. It basically allows you to listen to music from Pandora without opening your browser.