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Category: Linux Tutorial


Detect the Current Desktop Environment and its Version on Linux Mint 20

This article covers the way to detect the current desktop environment of a Linux Mint 20 system as well as the method of finding the version of the current desktop environment. In fact, there are multiple options available to identify the running desktop environment on a Linux desktop.


How to Detect the Desktop Environment in Linux Command Line ?

1. First, execute the following command to check the name of the Desktop Environment:

$ echo $XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP

2. The following command will show you the processes running for XFCE or KDE or GNOME desktops:

$ ps -e | grep -E -i "xfce|kde|gnome"


Install Okular on Linux Mint 20 - Step by step guide ?

This article covers how to install Okular on a Linux Mint 20 system. In fact, Okular is a universal document viewer with support for advanced document features, such as annotations, forms, and embedded files.


Install the Lighttpd Server on Linux Mint 20 - Step by step guide ?

This article covers how to install the Lighttpd server on a Linux Mint 20 system. In fact, Lighttpd is an open-source web server that focused on simplicity and high performance with small and low memory consumption but still remaining standard-compliance, security, and flexibility. 


How to Install Lighttpd on your Linux system ?

1. Update all available repositories, and install Lighttpd using the apt command below:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install lighttpd

2. Once all installation is completed, start the Lighttpd service and add it to the system boot:

$ systemctl start lighttpd
$ systemctl enable lighttpd

3. The Lighttpd service is up and running, check it using the following command:

$ systemctl status lighttpd

4. Next, add the HTTP, HTTPS, and SSH services to the ufw firewall:

$ sudo ufw allow ssh
$ sudo ufw allow http
$ sudo ufw allow https

5. Enable the ufw firewall service using the command:

$ sudo ufw enable

Type 'y' to enable the ufw firewall.


Install Playary on Linux Mint 20 - Step by step guide ?

This article covers how to install the Playary music and movie streaming application on Linux Mint 20. In fact, this application can act as a good alternative to YouTube therefore, after installing it on your system, you can conveniently enjoy your movie and music streaming experience.


Install Bomber on Linux Mint 20 - Step by step guide ?

This article covers how to install the Bomber game on a Linux Mint 20 system. In fact, Bomber is a game where you fly a spaceship and attempt to bomb the buildings below you. Each pass the spaceship makes, it gets lower and lower. If you’ve not destroyed a building in your path, you will crash into it.


How to Install bomber Using apt on Debian Linux system ?

1. Update apt database with apt using the following command:

$ sudo apt update

2. After updating apt database, We can install bomber using apt by running the following command:

$ sudo apt -y install bomber


How To Uninstall bomber on debian ?

To uninstall only the bomber package we can use the following command:

$ sudo apt-get remove bomber


Make a Bootable USB for Linux Mint from Windows 10 - Step by step guide ?

This article covers how to easily create a bootable usb for Linux Mint. In fact, we can create a bootable USB for any other Operating System. All we need is an ISO image of that OS, a Universal USB Installer, and a USB drive and we are good to go.

To see how to create a bootable USB using Ventoy, visit: https://linuxapt.com/blog/499-create-a-bootable-usb-drive-using-ventoy