Linux Tip: Learn to use a command line text editor

If you’re working with *nix systems, you will eventually come across the need to edit a file from the command line. Fortunately, most systems come with a plethora of text editors (Vi/Vim, Emacs, nano, etc.). Of these editors, the one that is more or less guaranteed to be installed is Vi. For a new user, […]

Configure Linux Mint to use a Static IP Address

If you want Linux Mint to connect to your network using a static IP address, you will need to edit the following file (this file needs to be edited as root): /etc/network/interfaces By default, this file will contain lines: # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) auto lo iface lo inet loopback To setup […]