Sunday, March 31, 2013

How to change directory and transfer files to USB with the command line

You will sometimes need to use the command line to access the USB and transfer files from or to it. This usually happens when something wrong happens to X or when you try to install everything from scratches like with Arch Linux. To change the directory or transfer files to a USB from the command line, you just need to know the name of the USB.

Just open the terminal and from your home folder, type:

 cd /media  


And you will see the name of the USB and other mounted devices.

To change directory or transfer files to the USB or the mounted devices, just copy paste the name after /media like this:
 cd /media/name-of-USB  

In case the name of the USB has spaces, you will need to use the quote marks ("") around its name. Here is how it looks in the terminal in my box:

Mageia 3 Beta 4

Anne Nicolas has announced the availability of the fourth and last beta release of Mageia 3: "After all the delays in our Mageia 3 planning, we're very pleased to be able to announce the beta 4 release. Packagers and the QA team have worked hard to fix as many bugs as possible. We are now one month from the Mageia 3 final release, so your tests -- and reports! -- are more important than ever. This beta release comes with nearly all the designs for Mageia 3 integrated -- many thanks to Leo who made the background image for Mageia 2 and then worked again on the Mageia 3 design. Initially we're releasing the i586 and x86_64 DVDs and dual CD using the classical installer; work is still in progress on the live ISOs." Read the release announcement and release notes for more details. Download: Mageia-3-beta4-x86_64-DVD.iso (3,857MB, MD5, torrent).

How to Change your Network Adapter Name (eth0/wlan0) in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

In this article, we will cover the way to change the name defined for your Ethernet/wireless adapter (eth0, eth1, wlan0, wlan1, etc.). This tip is not very useful, but  it maybe interesting for some users and we will show you here how to do it.

Getting Started

You can check the current name for your wired/wireless adapter with this command under Ubuntu/Linux Mint:


Next, make a backup copy of the file we are going to edit using this command:

sudo cp /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules.back

Edit now the file with this command:

gksudo gedit /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules

In this file, locate your adapter name  and change it to whatever name you want. Here is a code snippet from the file indicating the part you must change:

# PCI device 0x8086:/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:03.0 (e1000)SUBSYSTEM=="net", ACTION=="add", DRIVERS=="?*", ATTR{address}=="08:00:27:1b:4e:ec", ATTR{dev_id}=="0x0", ATTR{type}=="1", KERNEL=="eth*", NAME="eth0"

After you finish, save the file and close it, then restart your computer so that changes take effect. Run again "ifconfig" to check if the name has changed or not. If you want to restore your original file, run this command:

sudo cp /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules.back /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules

Elive 2.1.33 (Unstable)

Elive 2.1.33, a new development built of the desktop Linux distribution that integrates Debian GNU/Linux with the Enlightenment window manager, has been released for testing: "The Elive Team is proud to announce the release of development version 2.1.33. This version includes some miscellaneous features like: Google Talk plugin included, you can now do calls with voice and video; much improved way to connect to the Internet, with sorting by signal and a complete set of features for any need; improved Elive tools, with detection of your city and time zones without requiring a GPS; Enlightenment 0.17 fixes for keyboard, GL detection and Night mode. We appreciate your feedback about the overall speed and lightness of the system compared to the last stable version of Elive." Here is the brief release announcement. Download from here: elive_2.1.33_alpha_hybrid.iso (1,381MB, MD5).

Friday, March 29, 2013

Scientific Linux 6.4

Pat Riehecky has announced the release of Scientific Linux 6.4, a distribution built from source package for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 and enhanced with software suitable for use in scientific and academic environments: "Scientific Linux 6.4 is officially released. The OpenAFS kernel module package has changed - with SL 6.0 we started packaging the OpenAFS client's kernel module according to the guidelines from TUV's Driver Update Program. Due to unanticipated changes with the 6.3 kernel, we've had to revisit the process. With the 6.4 release, we modified the packaging to provide a dedicated build of the module for each minor SL release, instead of one kernel module (kmod) for all SL6 kernels. Since the EL kernel ABI is supposed to be kept stable within a minor release, this should avoid the problems some SL users experienced." Read the rest of the release announcement for other important notes. Download: SL-64-x86_64-Install-DVD.iso (4,142MB, SHA256), SL-64-i386-Install-DVD.iso (3,510MB, SHA256).

New Racing Game for Linux

While racing games for Linux are still in short supply, a new racing game Monster Mnis Extreme Off-Road has been published for Linux on Desura. In this game, the player controls a monster truck on 90 different, both realistic and futuristic, race tracks.

The game is well suited for casual racing gamers and is similar to the popular racing game RC Mini Racers from the Ubuntu Software Center.

While playing these games is fun, we hope that the Racing games collection for Linux will be filled with more sophisticated titles in the near future. Currently, however, we are still reliant on CrossOver and Co. by playing successful racing games on Linux.

Install Zukitwo theme on Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint (GTK + Gnome Shell)

Zukitwo is well designed great light theme, Basically aim of this theme is to make GTK and Gnome-Shell looks better like Gtk theme(Adwaita Cupertino). This theme perfectly works with all resolutions bigger screens or you can use this with smaller screen. This theme support GTK 3.6/3.4 and Gnome Shell 3.8/3.6/3.4.



zukitwo gtk
Theme tested on Ubuntu 12.10/12.04 with GTK 3.6/3.4 and Gnome Shell 3.6/3.4
Awoken icons used in screenshots.
You can use Gnome-tweak-tool or Ubuntu-Tweak to change icons and themes.

To install Zukitwo theme in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install zukitwo
That's it


Thursday, March 28, 2013

SparkyLinux 2.1 "GameOver"

Paweł Pijanowski has announced the release of SparkyLinux 2.1 "GameOver" edition, a Debian-based distribution with a customised LXDE desktop and a good collection of games: "Brand new, two-egged SparkyLinux 2.1 'GameOver' is out. It's the second, special edition of SparkyLinux 'GameOver' released for Easter 2013. It has been directly built on SparkyLinux 2.1 'Eris' and Debian 'Wheezy'. All packages have been synchronized with the Debian testing repository as of 2013-03-24. I made a few big changes so the system features: Linux kernel 3.2 i386 for old PCs and Linux kernel 3.8-liquorix (option) i686-pae for modern PCs designed for multimedia and gaming; glibc has been updated up to 2.17 from the experimental repository; Iceweasel, VLC, Leafpad, Pidgin, Transmission, XChat...." Read the rest of the release announcement for more info and screenshot. Download: sparkylinux-2.1-gameover.iso (3,294MB, MD5).

Pardus Linux 2013

Pardus Linux 2013 has been released. This is the first stable release of the "new" Debian-based Pardus Linux with GNOME and KDE desktops, currently available in Turkish only. From the release announcement: "Pardus 2013 Corporate is released and available in four flavors. GNOME (x86, amd64) and KDE (x86, amd64). Currently the distribution is only available in Turkish, but this situation will change in the future. Pardus 2013 has many new features inside out. First and most important, Pardus is now based on Debian 'Wheezy' and built using tools provided by the debian-live project. Other features include but not limited to: installable live images for peaceful exploration; integrated and simplified installer for easy installation; Firefox 17esr and Thunderbird 17esr for stable internet experience; complete multimedia tools for hassle-free multimedia experience." Download (MD5) from here: pardus_kurumsal_2013_kde_64bit_tr.iso (1,709MB, MD5), pardus_kurumsal_2013_gnome_64bit_tr.iso (1,472MB, MD5).

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

antiX 13 Beta 2

The second development build of antiX 13, a lightweight Debian-based distribution designed to run fluently on older computers, is ready for testing: "antiX 13 beta2 full ISO images available for testing in 32-bit and 64-bit variants. Features: 3.6.11 antiX kernel for the 32-bit flavour and 3.7.10 antiX kernel for the 64-bit flavour; the 3.8.4 antiX kernel available in the repository for those who want or need a more up-to-date version; dist-upgrade on 24 March 2013. Most work since beta 1 has focused on customising the live boot menu to include a whole range of boot options via Fn keys: chosen boot parameters can be customised and saved on writable media; the versions of applications shipped come from the Debian 'Testing' repository; latest Iceweasel browser and LibreOffice versions are available via the meta-package installer...." Visit the news section on the project's Wiki pages to read the release announcement. Download: antiX-13-beta2-pt1_x64-full.iso (693MB, MD5), antiX-13-beta2-pt1_386-full.iso (693MB, MD5).

Friday, March 22, 2013

ClearOS 6.4.0 Beta 2 "Community"

Peter Baldwin has announced the release of the second beta of ClearOS 6.4 "Community" edition, a CentOS-based server, network and gateway operating system designed for homes, hobbyists and small organisations: "ClearOS Community 6.4.0 Beta 2 has arrived. Along with the usual round of bug fixes and enhancements, this release introduces a new reports engine, a storage manager, an anti-malware file scanner, RADIUS, a basic POP/IMAP server, mail retrieval (Fetchmail) as well as upstream proxy support. Over the last few weeks, there was a lot of focus on squashing bugs and improving little usability issues. From the modernized installer to the easy to use Marketplace, ClearOS 6 has matured to be our best offering. It's not only the core platform that has had a facelift, but also the individual apps and solutions. For example, Zarafa's solution with two great webmail interfaces, Outlook support, and out-of-the-box mobile synchronization." See the release announcement and release notes for further details. Download (MD5): clearos-community-6.4beta2-x86_64.iso (666MB).

Slackel 2.0 "Openbox"

 Dimitris Tzemos has announced the release of Slackel 2.0 "Openbox" edition, a lightweight desktop Linux distribution based on Slackware's "Current" branch: "Slackel Openbox 2.0 has been released. Slackel is based on Slackware and Salix. It uses the excellent Salix tools and Salix packages. A collection of two Openbox ISO images are immediately available, including 32-bit and 64-bit installation images that can be burned to a CD. Slackel Openbox 2.0 includes the current tree of Slackware and Openbox 3.5.0 accompanied by a very rich collection of software. Linux kernel is 3.7.10. The Midori 0.4.8 web browser, Claws-Mail 3.8.1 and Transmission are the main networking applications included in this release. SpaceFM is the file manager. It comes also with OpenJRE 7u9, Rhino, Icedtea-web, Pidgin and gFTP." Read the rest of the release announcement for more information. Download (MD5): slackel64-openbox-current-2.0.iso (617MB) slackel-openbox-current-2.0.iso (677MB).

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Install Distro-Clock-Conky in Ubuntu/Linux Mint/Debian

Ubuntu-nsClock Conky make by Laabiyad Abderrahim, It looks awesome on desktop. This conky was only available with Ubuntu logo but NoobsLab made available logo Mint, Linux, Fedora, Red-hat  Gentoo, open-SUSE  Debian, and Arch. It is available for all desktop environments like Gnome Shell, Unity, Cinnamon, and others. It shows Distribution logo and current PC time as Analogue clock. Also checkout conky collection.

conky clock

Install Conky in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
  • sudo apt-get install conky conky-all

First of all Download Startup script with following commands:
  • cd && wget -O .start-conky
  • chmod +x .start-conky
Now open Startup Applications > click Add  > New Dialog box will open click on Browse > Now (Press Ctrl+H) see following screenshot.
conky startup

Note: This Conky Widget won't work in Ubuntu 12.10/13.04/Linux Mint 14

1: Ubuntu Clock Conky
ubuntu conky

To install Ubuntu-clock-conky in Ubuntu/Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
>> For (Gnome Shell, Cinnamon)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm
>> For (Unity, Gnome Classic, Mate, and Others)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm

2: Linux Clock Conky
linux conky

To install Linux-clock-conky in Ubuntu/Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
>> For (Gnome Shell, Cinnamon)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip linux-noobslab-gs && rm linux-noobslab-gs
>> For (Unity, Gnome Classic, Mate, and Others)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm

3: Debian Clock Conky
conky debian

To install Debian-clock-conky in Ubuntu/Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
>> For (Gnome Shell, Cinnamon)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm
>> For (Unity, Gnome Classic, Mate, and Others)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm

4: Linux Mint Clock Conky
conky mint

To install Linux-Mint-clock-conky in Ubuntu/Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
>> For (Gnome Shell, Cinnamon)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm
>> For (Unity, Gnome Classic, Mate, and Others)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm

5: Fedora Clock Conky
fedora conky

To install Fedora-clock-conky in Ubuntu/Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
>> For (Gnome Shell, Cinnamon)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm
>> For (Unity, Gnome Classic, Mate, and Others)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm

6: Arch Clock Conky
arch conky clock

To install Arch-clock-conky in Ubuntu/Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
>> For (Gnome Shell, Cinnamon)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm
>> For (Unity, Gnome Classic, Mate, and Others)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm

7: Gentoo Clock Conky
conky gentoo

To install Gentoo-clock-conky in Ubuntu/Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
>> For (Gnome Shell, Cinnamon)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm
>> For (Unity, Gnome Classic, Mate, and Others)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm

8: openSUSE Clock Conky
opensuse conky

To install openSUSE-clock-conky in Ubuntu/Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
>> For (Gnome Shell, Cinnamon)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm
>> For (Unity, Gnome Classic, Mate, and Others)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm

9: RedHat Clock Conky
conky redhat

To install RedHat-clock-conky in Ubuntu/Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
>> For (Gnome Shell, Cinnamon)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm
>> For (Unity, Gnome Classic, Mate, and Others)
  • cd && wget -O
  • unzip && rm
That's it, Enjoy

Source: noobslab

SparkyLinux 2.1

Paweł Pijanowski has announced the release of SparkyLinux 2.1, a Debian-based desktop Linux distribution with a choice of Enlightenment, LXDE, MATE or Openbox desktops user interfaces: "I am happy to announce the final versions of SparkyLinux 'Eris' 2.1 E17/LXDE, 2.1 MATE edition and update of 2.1.1 Ultra edition. The ISO images provide bug fixes, updates and new features. All new images of SparkyLinux 'Eris' have been synchronised between themselves and all packages upgraded from Debian testing repository as of 2013-03-15. The new live system provides: Linux kernel 3.2.39; minor bugs fixes; live system on USB stick fixes; full system installation on USB stick; new set of wallpapers. The live system's user name is 'live', password 'live'." Here is the brief release announcement with a screenshot. Download: sparkylinux-2.1-eris-x86_64.iso (1,583MB, MD5), sparkylinux-2.1-eris-x86_64-mate.iso (1,526MB, MD5), sparkylinux-2.1.1-eris-x86_64-ultra.iso (1,289MB, MD5).

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Trisquel GNU/Linux 6.0

Rubén Rodríguez Pérez has announced the release of Trisquel GNU/Linux 6.0, an Ubuntu-based distribution that uses strictly free software only (as defined by Free Software Foundation's guidelines): "This long-awaited release is based on Ubuntu 'Precise', and as usual it comes full of free software goodness. We continue to provide an easy-to-use classic desktop experience complete with full-featured browsing, office, communications and social networking utilities. New features: Linux-Libre 3.2, Abrowser 19, GNOME 3.4, LibreOffice 3.5. Our web browser without a name (Abrowser, a Firefox derivative that does not recommend non-free software) now comes with shiny new features, like full HTML 5 video support (webm, h264 and other formats) that allow to use sites like YouTube without a flash plugin. This version can also show PDF files without a plugin." See the release announcement for further information and a screenshot. Download: trisquel_6.0_amd64.iso (696MB, MD5).

Monday, March 11, 2013

Humble Bundle V with Android Released

Humble Bundle V has been released with 6 games for Linux and Android and can be purchased in the next 10 days. The price for the bundle, as usual, sets everyone by himself.
All games can be redeemed and downloaded in Steam and Ubuntu Software Center.
This time, the following games are included in the bundle:
  • Dungeon Defenders
  • Super Hexagon
  • Beat Hazard Ultra
  • Dynamite Jack
  • Solar 2
  • NightSky HD

Ubuntu Apps Chart for February 2013

Although Steam is surely the most popular platform for purchasing games for Linux today, a lot of commercial software applications and games are available in Ubuntu Software Center as well. Ubuntu Developer Center monthly publishes a list of the most popular commercial and free applications in the Ubuntu Software Center.
In February the most popular commercial games were Machinarium and Braid. At the same time, as expected, Steam has become No. 1 among the free applications in the USC Chart.
Here is the complete list of the most popular applications in the Ubuntu Software Center in February:
Top 10 kommerzielle Anwendungen
  1. Stormcloud
  2. Machinarium
  3. Braid
  4. Fluendo DVD Player
  5. Quick ‘n Easy Web Builder
  6. Legend of Grimrock
  7. Bastion
  8. RC Mini Racers
  9. Drawers
  10. Filebot [NEW!]
Top 10 freie Anwendungen
  1. Steam [NEW!]
  2. Youtube to MP3 [NEW!]
  3. Motorbike [NEW!]
  4. Plex Media Server
  5. Splashtop Streamer
  6. Command & Conquer: Tiberum Alliances
  7. Lord of Ultima
  8. CrossOver (Trial)
  9. Master PDF Editor
  10. Nitro

Porteus 2.0 "Kiosk"

Jay Flood has announced the release of Porteus 2.0 "Kiosk" edition, a minimalist Linux distribution for web-only terminals with Firefox as the sole application: "The Porteus community is proud to announce the Porteus 2.0 Kiosk edition. Based on Slackware Linux 14.0 and with Linux kernel 3.7.8 and Firefox 19.0.2, this is a 32-bit system which is entirely locked down to prevent tampering with any of the components (including the browser), making this a perfect fit for kiosks and other publicly available web terminals. The ISO image is 37 MB and it contains only the libraries and utilities which are required to launch Firefox. Additional software may bring along security risks and affect stability in a restricted environment which is why we have removed everything else from this edition." Read the rest of the release announcement for a brief list of features. Download: porteus-kiosk-v2.0-i486.iso (37.0MB, MD5).

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

CPU-G and i-Nex Hardware info Utilities for Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/13.04/11.10/Linux Mint

CPU-G is useful utility to show hardware information. It detects hardware and display details about everything, it shows information about CPU(Processor), RAM(Active/Inactive, Free, Used and cached), Motherboard and Chipset, Bios Details, Graphic card details, and details of installed Linux.


cpu-g ubuntu

To install CPU-G in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cpug-devs/ppa
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install cpu-g

2nd: i-Nex Hardware information Tool for Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Ubuntu 11.10/11.04/10.10/10.04/Linux Mint 13/12/11/10/9

i-Nex is used to gather information on the main system components (devices) such as CPU, motherboard, video memory, sound and so on. The application allows through a tabbed interface to display information about the system hardware.

i-nex ubuntu

To install i-Nex in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:eloaders/i-nex-daily 
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nemh/gambas3
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install i-nex
That's it

Source: noobslab

Free to Play MMORPG Champions of Regnum comes to Linux

Following the recent release of the real-time strategy game Wargame: European Escalation for Linux, a new Linux MMORPG, Champions of Regnum, has been released on Steam by the publisher NGD Studios. In the game, developed by the indie game studio, players battle on the side of one of three epic empires, with its special environment and abilities.
A major advantage of the game, compared to many other games of this kind, is the fact that it's Free to Play.
What do you think, what game genre do Linux gamers miss now?


Puppy Linux 5.5 "Slacko"

Barry Kauler has announced the release of Puppy Linux 5.5 "Slacko" edition, a small and fast distribution built from and compatible with Slackware's binary packages: "Slacko Puppy is built from Slackware 14.0 binary TXZ packages, hence it has binary compatibility with Slackware Linux and access to the Slackware, Salix and Slacky package repositories. Slacko 5.5 has many improvements due to the heavy development of the woof build system and the many bug fixes to the Slacko base packages. Through the dedication of many testers and developers we were able to produce what is a great working dog Puppy that can rejuvenate your hardware and show it's potential. Release notes: improved SFS manager; improved updates manager - to get the latest; new kernels following LTS branches; improved graphics support, with KMS and Mesa...." Read the release announcement and release notes for more details. Download: slacko-5.5-4G.iso (165MB, MD5), slacko-5.5-PAE.iso (165MB, MD5).

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Springdale Linux 6.4

Josko Plazonic has announced the release of Springdale Linux 6.4, a distribution formerly known as PUIAS Linux and built from source packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4: "We just made Springdale Linux 6.4 available. This release follows the 5.9 release in renames to Springdale - so new name, new logos. Of course the big news is over 1,000 package updates with many goodies and new features. For further information please check RHEL 6.4 release notes. One small note on an issue we've seen during internal testing. New versions of NSS libraries have in effect blocked SSL connections to sites and services using SSL certificates with MD5 hash signatures. For example, if your LDAP server is using such a certificate then sssd will stop working." The release of Springdale Linux 6.4 was announced on 1 March, but the installation DVD images only appeared on the project's main download server and its mirrors today; here is the download link: Springdale-6.4-x86_64-DVD.iso (4,333MB, MD5).

Monday, March 4, 2013

PureOS 7.0

Marc Poirette has announced the release of PureOS 7.0, a Debian-based desktop Linux distribution with a choice of GNOME or Openbox desktop user interfaces: "PureOS 7.0 is a GNU/Linux live distribution based on Debian's 'testing' branch, multilingual, installable and built with the new Linux Live Kit scripts. It is available in two editions (GNOME and Openbox) as ZIP images for live USB only. Features common to both editions: Linux kernel 3.6.11; Chromium, GParted, Synaptic; scripts for modules management (dir2pb, pb2dir, pure activate and deactivate, deb2pb and debs2pb); smxi and sgfxi scripts. The Openbox edition weighs only 356 MB; it was designed to serve as a basis for the design of the live USB image customized by adding modules. The GNOME edition is more complete (supports scanners and printers) and it weighs 642 MB." Here is the brief release announcement. Download links: (642MB, MD5), (356MB, MD5).

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Copyq Advance Clipboard Manager for Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint

CopyQ is advanced clipboard manager with searchable and editable history with support for image formats, command line control and more. Command interface and graphical interface accessible from tray. By default the application stores any new clipboard content in list in the first tab. Main window can be opened by either left clicking on tray icon, running command copyq show or using system-wide shortcut (configurable from Preferences).

Advance Features:
  • open video player if text copied in clipboard is URL with multimedia,
  • store text copied from a code editor in "code" tab,
  • store URLs in different tab,
  • save screenshots (print-screen),
  • load all files from directory to items (create image gallery),
  • replace a text in all matching items,
  • run item as a Python script.
Keyboard Shortcuts:
  • Item list navigation >> PgDown/PgUp, Home/End, Up/Down
  • Tab navigation >> Left, Right, Tab, Shift+Tab
  • Move selected items >> Ctrl+Up, Ctrl+Down
  • Cycle through item formats >> Ctrl+Left, Ctrl+Right
  • Hide window >> Escape
  • Exit >> Ctrl+Q
  • Edit selected items (in place) >> F2
  • Edit items in external editor >> Ctrl+E
  • Open action dialog for selected items >> F5
  • Delete selected items >> Delete
  • Put current item into clipboard >> Enter
  • Show help >> F1

To install copyq in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press CTRL+ALT+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:samrog131/ppa
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install copyq
That's it

Source: noobslab

Quirky 5.4.91

Barry Kauler, the founder of Puppy Linux, has released a new stable build of Quirky, a minimalist distribution that attempts to explore new avenues and implement unusual ideas. This release of Quirky doesn't come as live CD image, but rather as a single kernel file that needs to be downloaded and then booted via an existing bootloader (instructions included). From the release notes: "It has been a very long time since the last official release of Quirky. Yes, despite the rather odd version number, this is a new public official release of Quirky. These are two ideas/features to play with in Quirky 5.4.91: absolutely everything built into a single (126 MB) file; f2fs (Flash Friendly File System). The idea was developed by the Linux kernel developers, in which an 'initial file system' can be built into the kernel. Various people, including myself, toyed with building all of Puppy into the kernel." Download the kernel file from quirky-5.4.91/kernel.qky (126MB, MD5).