Sunday, September 10, 2017

How to install WPS Office in elementary OS Loki

WPS Office is one of the best looking Office suites for Linux. It has the ribbon user interface like Microsoft Office and comes loaded...
Install PPA in Loki

How to enable PPA in elementary OS Loki

Elementary OS team has decided to stay away from third-party PPAs. Although it is a very good direction to maintain a clean and unbroken...
Install deb packages in elementary OS Loki

How to install Google Chrome in elementary OS Loki

Starting from Loki, elementary OS will no longer support installing debian packages(.deb) by double-clicking on it. That's because elementary OS is using it's own...
Character Map in elementary OS

How to add Character Map shortcut to elementary OS Top Wingpanel

One of the most commonly used features when dealing with lot of documentation and publication work is the Character Map applet from which you...
Uninstall using purge command

How to remove a partially installed/uninstalled application in elementary OS, Ubuntu,...

Not all applications installation and uninstallation go smooth. Sometimes application install/uninstall get interrupted or frozen, leaving a traces of the program in the computer....
Keyboard Layout Change

How to change the keyboard type layout in elementary OS

Like most of the Linux distros, elementary OS also sets the default keyboard as 'English(US)' type if the layout type is not changed during...
Computer_Name_Changed

How to change the computer name in elementary OS

So you have installed elementary OS in a hurry only to realize you made a typo or gave a weird name or left the...
Create Wi-Fi Hotspot

How to create Wi-Fi Hotspot in elementary OS

Creating your own Wi-Fi Hotspot is extremely useful at times, especially for people who travel a lot. Ethernet (wired internet) source and a Wireless...
Colored Command Prompt

How to change the command prompt to colored in elementary OS...

By default settings, elementary OS command prompt is black in color in the Terminal window, which is same color as that of the command...
elementary OS update error on wing panel

Fix “The update information is outdated” error with exclamation sign on...

Recently, one of my test PCs running elementary OS Freya is showing a orange exclamatory icon on the top panel (wing panel). Seems like this...