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Dropbox fix for Linux Mint 18.x Xfce

I came across this Dropbox bug in Linux Mint Sonya Xfce where it simply refuses to show up the correct icon in my system tray or to give me any menu options. Even though Dropbox actually runs and syncs it is extremely annoying not to be able to access its Preferences options - only accessible by clicking its icon in the system tray. Long story short, I got it worked…
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UnlockMe cos’ I’m lazy!

I don't know about you but I happen to have quite a few scripts for my Linux installations. This was a Linux Mint deployment week for me; my father's PC HDD died - which is actually cool because he has forcefully upgraded to an SSD and ohh boy that he likes! Yeah, he has been a Linux Mint user for a couple years now and he wants nothing but Linux…
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Lite Sources – Easily switch Linux Lite Repository Mirrors

It seems to happen time and time again; some users report issues when checking for new updates in Linux Lite. There is an array of events that could cause issues when checking for updates, including but not limited to routing issues, temporary networks breakages, congestion and so on. Irrespective, a little education and guidance could make a big difference when it comes to updating your Linux Lite OS. Here I…
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Whisker Menu Restore for Linux Lite 3.x

Here is a handy application to reset the Whisker Menu in Linux Lite series. Linux Lite users make modifications to the Whisker menu only to realize that it cannot be restored to its out-of-the-box defaults later. Another problem is the fact that users are unable to remove multiple entries from the Whisker menu after uninstalling specific applications. Well, let's get it fixed. If you ever reset the Whisker menu in…
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Update Manager for Linux Lite 3.x Series

Linux Lite offers a one-click solution to check for and install updates. It seems that this simple approach works for the vast majority of users and many are happy with it. But how about users looking for a more granular way to check for updates, exclude packages, review changelogs and all that cool stuff? Community member humdinger70 wished Lite Updates Notify behaved more like Linux Mint in regards to updates…
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Get the most out of low-end hardware in Linux Lite

Linux Lite is a distro perfect for bringing some extra life to ancient hardware although that's not its sole purpose of existence. It has been put together to make new users feel comfortable in Linux, especially those coming from Windows. It is snappy, light on resources and if you're looking for ways to squeeze out even more out of it, here are few tips that could help your low-end PC…
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