Tag Archives: LinuxMint

Linux Mint – Mount an NFS share automatically

Linux Mint comes pre-installed with all components to mount Windows File sharing (SMB/CIFS) but does not support NFS out of the box. The following post will explain how to enable Linux Mint to mount a NFS share. Additionally the NFS … Continue reading

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apt – install the package that contains a specific file

Sometimes a command that you execute complains about a dependency being missing on the system. From the file name in the error message it is often not possible to know exactly which package needs to be installed to resolve the … Continue reading

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How to get scrollbar arrows in Linux Mint 17

Linux Mint is missing the scrollbar arrow buttons at the end of the scrollbars. There are situations in which those buttons can be very useful. This how-to will explain how to get them back. Sadly I could not find any … Continue reading

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Automount a luks encrypted volume on system start

Linux supports encrypted volumes with luks. When a luks encrypted volume is set up duringĀ installation to be booted from, the volume is already configured and set up. When an encrypted volume is set up afterwards, the volume remains locked until … Continue reading

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Change Date and Time format for LinuxMint panel applet

Modern Linux distributions like LinuxMint provide a nice GUI which is highly configurable. There are so many options and possibilities that most users new to it cannot find where things areĀ configured. Finding the right options means taking some time to … Continue reading

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