Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Install mediainfo on Mint Katya

Install mediainfo on Mint Katya using the PPA releases
    Open terminal and :
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:shiki/mediainfo
press return key
in the terminal window you will see this
and this
close terminal window and open the "software manager" type in the search bar
mediainfo and it will display mediainfo
now you only have to install
under Applications/Sound & Video you have Mediainfo installed.

Friday, 16 September 2011

Install Handbrake On Linux Mint Katya

The command line for install HandBrake on Mint Katya,
 open Terminal and type:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-snapshots
sudo apt-get update 
 sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk

sudo apt-get install handbrake-cli
now in applications/video you have the HandBreake installed

Add Chrome incognito to...

Add Chrome incognito to Mint Katya as a launcher or a menu item, to add as a launcher you have to right click on a panel and " add to panel"
"add to panel" window will open
now click on "Application launcher" Internet - Chromium web browser
 this is more easy to add this launcher, click on add and you have on the panel the "Chrome" icon,
 now we have to edit the launcher "properties" right click on "Chrome" icon and select "properties"
"properties" launcher window will open and we only have to add to #command#
at the end the fallow [ --incognito %s ] it will be like this,
/usr/bin/chromium-browser --incognito %s

close the "Launcher properties" and open by clicking on the "Chrome" icon to see if it opens in Incognito,
 if everything went well you have the Incognito icon on the left side on top. ADD THIS TO A MENU Access system settings at #System/Preferences/Main Menu# or below #Shut down icon#
System Settings window will open, "Control Centre"
 open Main Menu settings, go to Internet and add 'new item'
new item window will open as a launcher ,
on "Create Launcher" Type: Application Name: Chrome Incognito [ or other that work better for you ] Command: /usr/bin/chromium-browser --incognito %s %U Comment: no spy web [ or other that work better for you ] icon you can click on it and in the window that open navigate to Chromium-browser.png @ "/usr/share/icons/Mint-X/apps/48/" or like I deed add you won icon,
now you will have a new launcher in your menu,
close and go to Applications menu and launch the new Incognito browser,
and you have the new Incognito browser to surf the web on applications menu. Info collected from: http://creators-guru.blogspot.com/2011/05/chrome-spy-mode-incognito-mode-for-safe.html and http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Chrome/thread?tid=48138973b0ca8c5b&hl=en