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by cpedretti
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Gaming setup guide for Linux mint
Replies: 7
Views: 600

Re: Gaming setup guide for Linux mint

Better than liquorix but not stock. Also, they are comparing different branches of kernel so the code improvements upstream may account for this to some extent. I'm not dismissing your personal experiences but it does put me in two minds as to whether or not I'd want to start messing with an instal...
by cpedretti
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: Other Topics & Open Discussion
Topic: LMDE as XFCE
Replies: 13
Views: 1014

Re: LMDE as XFCE

I just noticed that on LMDE4 xfce is only in version 4.12, while version 4.14 has been out for a while, and mint-meta-xfce is only available for repositories under bionic / focal.
by cpedretti
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Gaming setup guide for Linux mint
Replies: 7
Views: 600

Re: Gaming setup guide for Linux mint

The kernel benchmarks make interesting reading. I really don't see the point of running modified kernels based on that graphic :shock: In life you have to know how to get out of your comfort zone, after it is true that if you do not know what you are doing it is better not to try anything, I am luc...
by cpedretti
Tue Aug 25, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Gaming setup guide for Linux mint
Replies: 7
Views: 600

Gaming setup guide for Linux mint

I optimized my installation for gaming with the excellent tutorial from Chris Titus that can be found here: https://christitus.com/ultimate-linux-gaming-guide/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jLCjY7PNig To get Libfaudio0 just follows the links according to your operating system: LM19: amd64 https:...
by cpedretti
Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:35 am
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: [Solved] Winesteam doesn’t work on LM20/LMDE4
Replies: 2
Views: 330

Re: [Lutris] Winesteam doesn’t work on LM20/LMDE4

is there an update to this? does lutris work at all on mint 20? assume you have installed the " i386 architecture ", " libfaudio ", " dxvk " packages. Im currently going through my steam library on this thread without lutris so far https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopi...
by cpedretti
Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: [HowTo] Convert mkv video to mp4
Replies: 2
Views: 809

[HowTo] Convert mkv video to mp4

In this HowTo i show you 2 ways to convert an mkv video file to mp4. First method in GUI with VLC. To convert correctly we need two programms, VLC and ffmpeg. Open a terminal and enter the line: sudo apt install vlc ffmpeg -y Now we can open VLC: https://i.ibb.co/thXm1Q1/vlc.png Got to the Media Men...
by cpedretti
Sat Aug 15, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: [HowTo] Install the latest Linux Kernel
Replies: 6
Views: 1272

Re: [HowTo] Install the latest Linux Kernel

The Linux Kernel => https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_kernel ... Good news LMDE4 already has backports repository activated by default, we use later the backports sources to update our kernel. ... Lets do it and install the latest kernel: apt install linux-image-5.7.0-0.bpo.2-amd64 apt install li...
by cpedretti
Fri Aug 14, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: [HowTo] Install the latest Linux Kernel
Replies: 6
Views: 1272

[HowTo] Install the latest Linux Kernel

The Linux Kernel history => https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_kernel The Linux Kernel's => https://www.kernel.org/ To know how kernel are installed: uname -a Good news LMDE4 already has backports repository activated by default, we use later the backports sources to update our kernel. To search a ...
by cpedretti
Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: USB stick needs root permission
Replies: 5
Views: 455

Re: USB stick needs root permission

Hello, I tried with different usb keys, various computers... but I always get a pop up window when a USB key is plugged: "Unable to open a folder for USB-xxx, No application is registered as handling this file". In fact it comes out that the USB is correctly mounted, but only root can rea...
by cpedretti
Fri Aug 07, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Desktop Screenshots
Topic: All Desktop Screenshots of 2020
Replies: 175
Views: 37801

Re: All Desktop Screenshots of 2020

Here my desktop screenshot:

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by cpedretti
Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Conky Script
Replies: 0
Views: 280

Conky Script

Conky is a open source software desktop system monitor for the X Window System. It is available for Linux, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD. Source My work are forked from Neon Cipher good tutorial => Conky System Monitor on My Desktop. How to Install and Configure It on Linux. Don't forget to adjust the config...
by cpedretti
Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Show cpu core temp in conky
Replies: 13
Views: 4721

Re: Show cpu core temp in conky

Here my conky configuration to view gpu and cpu temp: ${font Arial:bold:size=10}${color #3b71a1}TEMP ${color #3b71a1}${hr 2} $font${color DimGray}${color DimGray}GPU $alignr ${hwmon 0 temp 1}°C $font${color DimGray}CPU $alignr ${hwmon 1 temp 2}°C Output: https://i.ibb.co/5183C09/conky-temp.jpg
by cpedretti
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Debian_version
Replies: 15
Views: 1197

Re: Debian_version

After an update i have this strange output in debian_version: https://i.ibb.co/py2d2RW/debian.jpg I think it would be necessary that I stop consulting "P * rnh * b", it rubs off on my system :/ All kidding aside, since 20/08/01 debian is upgraded to version "10.5". Source
by cpedretti
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: [HowTo]Add debian version in conky
Replies: 0
Views: 251

[HowTo]Add debian version in conky

Conky is a open source software desktop system monitor for the X Window System. It is available for Linux, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD. Source My work are forked from Neon Cipher good tutorial => Conky System Monitor on My Desktop. How to Install and Configure It on Linux. I add the code after the 85 line ...
by cpedretti
Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: No sound device (Intel) found with kernel 5.6.bpo
Replies: 17
Views: 802

Re: No sound device (Intel) found with kernel 5.6.bpo

Well, its obviously not the problem that it can't be done. I just pulled the latest linux-firmware_1.187.2 from Ubuntu, extracted the sof and sof-tlpg and pushed them into /lib/firmware/intel/. Undid the workaround in alsa-base.conf and rebooted. Voila, things work. [ 5.051478] skl_hda_dsp_generic ...
by cpedretti
Thu Jul 23, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: No sound device (Intel) found with kernel 5.6.bpo
Replies: 17
Views: 802

Re: No sound device (Intel) found with kernel 5.6.bpo

Seems the 5.6 kernel from buster-backports has issues with detecting the internal Intel sound chip (Realtek ALC233) on my machine. Both 'aplay -l' and 'alsactl init' have not found the sound device. Had to create /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf and put 'options snd-hda-intel dmic_detect=0' in it to ...
by cpedretti
Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Debian_version
Replies: 15
Views: 1197

Re: Debian_version

cat /etc/debian_version: 10.2 lsb_release -da: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Linuxmint Description: LMDE 4 (debbie) Release: 4 Codename: debbie cat /etc/os-release: PRETTY_NAME="LMDE 4 (debbie)" NAME="LMDE" VERSION_ID="4" VERSION="4 (debbie)" ...
by cpedretti
Tue Jul 21, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: [HowTo] Merge videos with ffmpeg
Replies: 0
Views: 203

[HowTo] Merge videos with ffmpeg

The original link are in the head forum:

viewtopic.php?f=42&t=325738
by cpedretti
Tue Jul 21, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: [HowTo] Merge videos with ffmpeg
Replies: 0
Views: 200

[HowTo] Merge videos with ffmpeg

FFmpeg is a collection of open source software intended for processing audio or video streams. Source Be sure that you have the last version of ffmpeg: ffmpeg -version You will see an output of your version, in my case i have the last stable version 4.1.6. No output??? Whaaaat!!! Don't panic on the ...
by cpedretti
Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: [HOWTO] Install amdgpu-pro on LMD 4
Replies: 3
Views: 660

Re: [HOWTO] Install amdgpu-pro on LMD 4

Cool way to get the latest driver, but you should note: This install the open source driver You must activate the backports packages from your repository to install the latest kernel Yep you need the last kernel to install the last open source amdgpu drivers. Per default the backport sources are ac...

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