Category Archives: Mint

How to reset your administrative user password in ubuntu

It’s useful in case you forget your password and unable to access your system. All you have to do is: startup your machine and select the kernel that you use at the grub menu press e to start editing Find … Continue reading

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How to add Application Icons to Ubuntu

Just copy your PNG icon file to /usr/share/icons/hicolor/[SIZE]/applications Then run the command: “sudo gtk-update-icon-cache /usr/share/icons/hicolor” That’s it!

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How to connect to a VM hosted on QEMU remotely using virt-viewer

I couldn’t find comprehensive articles about this, so I decided to write one myself. In brief, here is a sample command: virt-viewer –connect qemu+ssh://aamr@hobba/system winVM Where: virt-viewer: is the command itself –connect: is obviously the parameter telling the command to … Continue reading

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How to install #LibreOffice properly on #LinuxMint v12

You have to do “sudo apt-get install libreoffice libreoffice-gnome” The trick here is the libreoffice-gnome, which will integrate properly with Gnome (since LibreOffice windows weren’t showing up in the botton bar) and enhance the GUI significantly. Enjoy!

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How to fix blank pages in PDF printer in Linux Mint 12

PDF printer comes by detault in linux mint, and when I tried it, it produced blank pages with no content whatsoever. What I did to fix this is that: I opened my printers list deleted the existing PDF printer then … Continue reading

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