LMDE 201403

EGit in Luna doesn't show filenames in commit dialog

Solution: Add the following in your bashrc file(e.g. /root/.bashrc):

export SWT_GTK3=0

References:

Remove broken repository

/etc/apt/sources.list

inxi -r
cd /etc/apt/sources.list.d/

Remaster linuxmint's ISO

# Mount your ISO.
mkdir /iso

Disable Low Disk Space Warning

su -c "gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.housekeeping active false" -

Bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-settings-daemon/+bug/881376

Reduce resources usage in LinuxMint

  • Remove mint-fortune from .bashrc.
  • Disable auto start of mintUpdate.

http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=96465

CPU, RAM usage

You can use "top" (and press "Shift-M") to see what is using more computer RAM

Disable hot corner overview on the top right

Disable at Menu->Preferences->System Settings->Hot Corners.

Disable moving between workspaces on screen edge

Uncheck Menu->Preferences->System Settings->Window Tiling & Edge Flip->Enable Edge Flip.

Change time zone

dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

Cinnamon crashed, running in Fallback Mode

If you are getting the following message when you run LinuxMint withing virtualbox, then enable 3D Acceleration in virtualbox (Settings->Display->Video).

Do you want to restart Cinnamon?
Cinnamon just crashed. You are currently running in Fallback Mode.

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