Sneak preview: Linux Mint 12 “Lisa”

So,the Linux mint 12 aka Lisa rc was out,which is based on Ubuntu 11.10, just a couple of days earlier. After the recent release of Ubuntu 11.10 and Fedora 16,both of which were not as good as I hoped. I was waiting for Mint 12 eagerly, mainly because of the new features(MGSE and MATE) that…

Fedora 16 out now!!

The Fedora project sponsered by Red hat has released its latest version “fedora 16” aka “Verne”. This release comes with KDE Plasma workspaces 4.7 and Gnome 3.2(Personally I don’t like Gnome 3,but that’s just me!!). The release also comes in XFCE and LXDE flavours . It has GRUB2 now. There are many other changes under…

How to make mplayer go fullscreen in xmonad

I recently faced a situation where I was trying to watch a movie in mplayer in xmonad and it wouldn’t go fullscreen on pressing ‘f’!! After some reading on the internet I found the solution. And the solution to make ‘f’ work in xmonad is pretty simple. There are two ways to do it: #1)…