Create free mindmaps on Windows, Mac and Linux

Mindmaps always come in handy when it comes to planning stuff or just brainstorming: To not waste tons of paper and being able to dynamically re-arrange and rename items, it is always good to have a digital solution for such things - in this case, there is Freemind, a freeware for creating simple mindmaps, downloadable ... Read more

Change grub default boot option on Linux Ubuntu/Mint

Grub's default boot option is stored within a config file found on the partition where your Master Boot Record is located (if you had it installed previously, there may also be grub.cfg files on other partitions, but these won't effect boot sequence). Its direct path is /boot/grub/grub.cfg and it has to be opened as root, ... Read more

How To Customize Basic Cinnamon Elements

Though Cinnamon comes with a settings tool you can not yet customize it to the fullest. This is because it still is under heavy development and it is even not yet recommended to create super-creative themes, since it is likely that functions will be altered or added in the near future. Nevertheless I have searched ... Read more

Quicklink Current Files on the Desktop Panel (Ubuntu Linux)

There is a desktop panel applet for Ubuntu Linux and its derivatives that is able to store files and folders within a dropdown window accessible from a tiny icon on the panel bar called Topshelf. It is available in the default Ubuntu repositories. It receives content by just dragging and dropping it into its window ... Read more