Recent versions of the Linux kernel have drivers for new devices and other innovations. Unfortunately, many popular Linux distributions are in no rush to update their kernel. This tutorial will show you how easy it is to install any version of the Linux kernel on Ubuntu and Linux Mint without compiling. (more…)
Posted by Alex On September 23, 2021
Posted by Alex On July 7, 2021
Download Linux Mint 20.2
Linux Mint 20.2 is uploaded to the mirrors and is available for download:
Linux Mint 20.2 “Uma”
The biggest piece (more…)
Posted by Alex On March 25, 2021
The PowerShell installation instructions often forget about Linux Mint, apparently, their authors believe that Linux Mint users do not need PowerShell. Let's fill that gap and take a look at how to install PowerShell in Linux Mint.
Linux Mint has several versions - “regular”, (more…)
Posted by Alex On March 16, 2021
If you are a webmaster, or a PHP programmer, or you just need to run a website on your computer, then you can do it using a web server. On Linux, the web server (Apache) and related components (PHP, MySQL, phpMyAdmin) are installed in just a few commands.
This tutorial will show you how to (more…)
Posted by Alex On March 4, 2021
Chrome and Chromium on Linux
Everyone knows the Google Chrome web browser. Chromium is at its core. That is, Chromium is the open source web browser that Google builds on the Chrome web browser, adding proprietary (i.e. closed) code to it.
The Chrome browser is distributed by Google (more…)
Posted by Alex On February 19, 2021
Some Linux distributions have already started migrating to PHP 8. In some distributions the new version of PHP removes the old one, as a result of which the web server may stop working due to the fact that the files specified in the web server configuration are missing or renamed.
Error in LMDE “cryptsetup: WARNING: The initramfs image may not contain cryptsetup binaries nor crypto modules” (SOLVED)
Posted by Alex On June 13, 2020
When updating the system, if it was necessary to rebuild initramfs (usually necessary after every Linux kernel update), a warning appeared in LMDE and other Linux distributions. This is not a critical warning and not an error – in fact, this is information about incorrect system configuration. Example (more…)
Posted by Alex On June 12, 2020
LMDE is the Linux Mint Debian Edition. As with all Linux Mint, during installation, you can select the option “automatic login”, that is, login to Linux without entering a user and password.
If during installation you did not select this option, and then changed your mind and decided (more…)
Posted by Alex On June 12, 2020
LMDE is the Linux Mint Debian Edition, i.e. Linux Mint based on Debian.
VirtualBox Guest Additions are kernel modules (drivers) that are needed if you run Linux LMDE in a VirtualBox virtual machine.
Thanks to guest additions it is possible:
- enable a shared clipboard between (more…)
Posted by Alex On February 21, 2020
All Linux distributions consist of the same components: kernel, display manager, graphical desktop environment, pre-installed programs. To make users somehow distinguish distributions from each other, their builders install different wallpapers and add their own programs.
Unfortunately, the (more…)