Add ‘Open File/Folder as Root / Administrator’ in Elementary OS 6 [Update 2021]

This is a step by step tutorial shows how to add “open as root (or administrator)” option in Pantheon file browser in Elementary OS 6 Odin. Elementary OS now is at version 6.0 based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those looking for the “Open as Administrator” function to open system file via root user permission,… Continue reading Add ‘Open File/Folder as Root / Administrator’ in Elementary OS 6 [Update 2021]

Elementary OS 0.4 Loki Released, Based on Ubuntu 16.04

The best-looking Linux distro, Elementary OS, has reached the 0.4 release, code name “Loki” and base on Ubuntu 16.04 package system. The Elementary OS team announced the stable release of Loki last night: After a little over a year of development, elementary is proud to announce the stable release of elementary OS Loki! Loki is… Continue reading Elementary OS 0.4 Loki Released, Based on Ubuntu 16.04

How to Upload images to Imgur via Elementary OS File Browser

This tutorial shows how to upload your images to Imgur hosting service easily through files’ right-click context menu in Elementary OS Freya and share the image link with your friends. Thanks to Stefan Ric (cybre) who wrote a plugin for Pantheon file browser to make uploading to Imgur easier in Elementary OS. All you need… Continue reading How to Upload images to Imgur via Elementary OS File Browser

Install the Official Elementary Music Player in Ubuntu 15.04, 15.10

Noise, the official music player of Elementary OS, is a fast and beautiful GTK3 audio player with a focus on music and libraries. It handles external devices, CDs, and album art. Noise utilizes Granite for a consistent and slick UI. Elementary OS Team has created a few PPAs on launchpad.net so users can easily install… Continue reading Install the Official Elementary Music Player in Ubuntu 15.04, 15.10

Double-Click to open a File/Folder in Elementary OS Freya

The default file browser in Elementary OS Freya uses single-click to open files and folders, though there’s no option to change this preference. For those who would like to use double-click to open an item in the file browser, there’s a graphical configuration tool called Elementary Tweaks that may help. 1. Install Elementary Tweaks in… Continue reading Double-Click to open a File/Folder in Elementary OS Freya