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Install MATE Desktop Environment in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

**MATE** (Spanish pronunciation: [[ˈmate]](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:IPA_for_Spanish “Help:IPA for Spanish”)) is a [desktop environment](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desktop_environment “Desktop environment”) [forked](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fork_%28software%29 “Fork (software)”) from the now-unmaintained code base of [GNOME](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNOME “GNOME”) 2. The name derives from [yerba mate](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yerba_mate “Yerba mate”), a species of [holly](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holly “Holly”) native to subtropical South America used to prepare a beverage called [mate](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mate_%28beverage%29 “Mate (beverage)”). [![Mate-Desktop-Environment ](http://www.revryl.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Screenshot-2-1024×576.png)](http://blog-darryldias.rhcloud.com/install-mate-desktop-environment-in-ubuntu/screenshot-2/)Mate-Desktop-Environment on Linux Mint […]

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Installing Graphics Cards Drivers on Ubuntu/Linux Mint

This article will help you install NVIDIA, Intel or AMD/ATI Drivers on your Linux PC depending on your Graphic Card Manufacturer. INSTALLING NVIDIA GRAPHICS CARD DRIVERS (Beta drivers) In 12.04, launch the Additional Hardware Drivers dialog from System Settings. In 12.10, launch Software Properties, then click on the Additional Drivers tab in the Software Sources […]

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Dropbox for Windows 8

**Dropbox** is a [file hosting service](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_hosting_service “File hosting service”) operated by Dropbox, Inc., that offers [cloud storage](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_storage “Cloud storage”), [file synchronization](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_synchronization “File synchronization”), and [client](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Client_(computing) “Client (computing)”) software. Dropbox allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder (with […]

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Android 4.2 – get it for your Intel systems…

Android is a very popular Linux based operating system used very widely on touchscreen mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. Being predominantly mobile in usage, you’d expect to see it with low power processors mainly those with the ARM architecture. However, the community of Android doesn’t want to leave those, with Intel systems, left behind. […]