Monthly Archives: December 2012

Update alternatives

Sometimes when tweaking and adjusting a system a need to select the default applications may arise. In Linux systems selecting the defaults has been made easy via terminal with update alternatives commands

In oder to take advantage of update alternatives open your terminal (gnome-terminal, lxterminal…) and use for example following commands to adjust your system. Continue reading

Create a terminal failsafe session

Some times it happens that when doing system tweaks you accidentally remove the wrong packages which will result in having an unstable and possibly even an unfunctional system. So in order to get through the bad scenario of unusable system it might be in place to create a session entry to your session manager (lightdm, gdm3…) so you can open up a failsafe terminal¬† session if everything else fails on your gui elsewhere. Continue reading