Wiki Category: Tutorial

Bodhi’s Testing repository.

This page contains information about adding, removing, and using Bodhi Linux’s Testing repository. About the Testing Repository Bodhi Linux sometimes updates software or introduces new software to Bodhi releases. To ensure this process goes smoothly we have established a testing component to the Bodhi repository. This is where we will house software until it can...

Adding Bodhi Repos to Ubuntu

Bodhi Repos This page details how to install Bodhi’s Moksha desktop on an existing Ubuntu install. Please note that this method is not tested with and will not be supported with non- versions of Ubuntu. Step 1: Add the Bodhi Repo to your Sources Open a terminal and run: sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list At the bottom...

Installing a Printer, Printing to PDF, etc…

How to Install a Printer & Print to PDF Installing a printer is easy with Bodhi’s Printer Support.  Alternatively, you may use CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System).  This tutorial will show you how to use either method.  Also, this tutorial will also show you how to “print” items to PDFs for later viewing, etc. Using Bodhi’s...

Keeping Bodhi Linux Up-to-Date

How to update Bodhi Linux There are many reasons to keep your Bodhi Linux fully updated/patched – improved functionality, bug fixes, and increased security (to name a few!). Let’s get started! Using the Command Line To use the command line via a terminal emulator (Bodhi utilizes Terminology) to update/upgrade your system, click Menu -> Applications ->...

Moksha Basics

Moksha Basics Organize your Tasks with Virtual Desktops Virtual Desktops allow you to group applications of a certain type on one desktop and those of a different type on another. You have initially four virtual desktops, but you can change this number. The pager gadget on the shelf shows small graphics of the available desktops...

VirtualBox and Bodhi as Guest

With VirtualBox (Host) installed you can install Bodhi Linux as a guest operating system. Installing Bodhi Install Bodhi as normal starting with step II of the general Bodhi install instructions. Installing Guest Additions Bodhi comes with generic virtual box support pre-installed. Before you install the official virtual box guest additions you need to remove these. Do...

Backup Solutions for Bodhi Linux

Overview To recover from some unexpected situations like human error, Disk failure, Corruption of file systems you will need a good backup plan. Selecting the right backup solution for your personal needs can be very subjective. Below you will find a short-list of approaches, feel free to review these and/or search the internet for a...

VirtualBox and Bodhi as Host

This page contains information about installing and configuring VirtualBox in Bodhi Linux It is not a tutorial on how to use VirtualBox, as VirtualBox is a rather complex piece of software. Installing VirtualBox Open your terminal of choice, select one of the two methods below and run the commands stated, typing your password as prompted:...

Changing Plymouth Bootsplash

Changing Standard Plymouth To change the standard Plymouth theme open a terminal and run the command: sudo update-alternatives –config default.plymouth You will see an output similar to (but not exactly like) this: sudo update-alternatives –config default.plymouth There are 3 choices for the alternative default.plymouth (providing /lib/plymouth/themes/default.plymouth). Selection Path Priority Status ———————————————————— 0 /lib/plymouth/themes/kubuntu-logo/kubuntu-logo.plymouth 150 auto...

Bodhi’s DuckDuckGo Browser search

Bodhi Linux has a partnership with the wonderful folks at DuckDuckGo that helps generate some revenue to support our project. The default browser (Chromium 6.x & Epiphany 5.1) which ships with Bodhi Linux defaults to using the DuckDuckGo search engine. If you have chosen a different default browser you can continue to support Bodhi Linux...