Change Default Application to Open Files (Linux Mint)

The default application is the one you open a file with on doubleclick. In some cases installed programs automatically turn themselves into the default application for files you were happy with, which you might want to change. To do that, rightclick a file of the chosen format and choose Open With... -> Other Application or ... Read more

How to Create Sheet Music (Linux Mint)

Apart from writing your sheet music with pen and paper you can also use a sheetscripter. These applications allow you to drag and drop notesĀ  and all other symbols you might upon a virtual sheet and format it the way you like it. One of these applications for Linux is called MuseScore, you can find ... Read more

Reduce load of backup scripts with nice and ionice

Runing a nightly backup script on a server system like a webhosting server can produce high load and longer latencys for other processes, e.g. HTML or .php pages load slow during backup because the backup script takes too much I/O or CPU resources. On Linux systems there are two shell utilitys available to set the ... Read more