Fix System Settings Docky icon displayed as bluetooth in Linux Mint

Docky, like Plank or Cairo Dock, is an advanced shortcut bar that sits at the edges of your screen. It provides easy access to some of the files, folders and applications on your computer, displays which applications are currently running, holds windows in their minimized state and more. (more…)
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Samba share in Linux Mint 17.x

Linux Mint UserShares are undoubtedly simple to create, but how about ClassicShares (samba shares)? There is a small difference between these two above mentioned. UserShares are shares created from the file manager such as caja or nemo, while ClassicShares are shares created by adding definitions to the samba file either directly or using an application. (more…)
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PolicyKit high memory usage in Linux Mint 17.x – don’t blame it just yet!

Is it RAM and swap usage getting out of control in your Linux Mint box? The buggy-man may actually be policykit NOT, draining your system resources up until no more is available, leaving it unstable or even crashing it all together. Yup, another suspected Ubuntu LTS bug that happened not to be Ubuntu's fault after (more…)
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Why you should switch to a different Linux Mint Mirror today!

  Have you experienced slow downloads, connectivity problems and Update Manager errors in Linux Mint when checking for updates? The reasons are well known and additions have been implemented to address this problem but users need to do their part too and sadly they aren't currently helping; likely because they aren't aware that switching from the default mirror to another mirror is all they need to do. (more…)
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Linux Mint on Macbook White 4,1 (late 2007) Touchpad Tuning

If you installed Linux Mint Rafaela in a Macbook White 4,1 or booted it up from a live DVD or USB stick, you will immediately notice that the Touchpad is not responsive enough, not it is sensitive to mouse movements, irritating touch to click and simply painful to use. Here is a quick fix for that! (more…)
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