Linux Stuff

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Installing Linux on a Dead Badger: User's Notes

Installation Assistance

Command Line Linux (Proper Linux)

tips & How-Tos

Taking a screenshot in Cinnamon

(Cinnamon being the desktop I prefer on any Linux system I set up with a GUI...)

Here are the default shortcuts. You can customize them in Keyboard Settings.

Action Shortcut
Take a screenshot Print
Take a screenshot of a window Alt + Print
Take a screenshot of an area Shift + Print
Copy screen to clipboard Control + Print
Copy window to clipboard Control + Alt + Print
Copy area to clipboard Shift + Control + Print
Toggle recording desktop Shift + Control + Alt + R

Print may have its own special label on your keyboard. On mine the Print key is labeled PrtSc.

Linux for the Desktop

All Linux distros should attempt to be as user friendly as possible, that's the sign of a polished well made OS. And no distro should ever become complacent about the quality of it's UX, all distros should always strive to make things better, every time a new user becomes confused, their experience should be used to refine the UX design to make the OS better.I like Linux Mint because it attempts to be as user friendly as possible. Some people call this approach "A beginner Linux distro". I disagree. Linux Mint is a distro for all users, new and experienced. From mums who spend all day on Facebook, to programmers. - grady_vuckovic (reddit)


Desktop Environments

Useful Desktop Configurations

Remote Access & Control


AnyDesk Website

  • Either download & install:
    • wget
    • sudo apt install ./anydesk_6.1.1-1_amd64.deb
  • Or set it up in the repositories for updatability:
    • wget -qO - | apt-key add -
    • echo "deb all main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/anydesk-stable.list
    • apt update
    • apt install anydesk


TeamViewer Website

  • Download & install:
    • wget
    • sudo apt install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb
  • Updating:
    • TeamViewer add their own APT repository to your system during the install...
    • Not entirely sure how I feel about this...




Linux Applications & Tools

System Setup

Bunches of other stuff

Remote Desktop

Linux Reference Links