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Linux Distributions Deconstructed

Wanna know what’s in a Linux Distribution? Watch this video: The notes used in the video are available here:: https://www.ezeelinux.com/news/linux-distributions-deconstructed/ A good bit of the above comes from: https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Linux_Guide/How_Linux_Works A great place to learn more about Linux is a book called “The Linux Command Line” by William Shotts. Free download: http://linuxcommand.org/tlcl.php Please be sure to… Read more »

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A Look at Linux Mint Debian Edition Cindy

Let check out the latest Debian based Linux Mint! For more about Linux Mint: https://linuxmint.com/ More great Linux goodness! Have We Passed Peak Distro? Linux File Types and File Permissions Linux IT Career Advice | Unleaded Hangout Divided Over Ubuntu’s Unity Backup Plex For Ubuntu Reliably There Is No Chrome For Pi

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Can’t Burn CDs in Ubuntu 18.04 Fix

A quick fix for a bug in Ubuntu 18.04 that prevents users from writing audio CDs. Brasero-Ubuntu 18.04 Bug Fix: Set permissions thusly to enable audio CD witting in Ubuntu 18.04: sudo chmod 4711 /usr/bin/cdrdao sudo chmod 4711 /usr/bin/wodim sudo chmod 0755 /usr/bin/growisofs Link to official bug report: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/brasero/+bug/1770502 Please join the discussion at EzeeTalk…. Read more »

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A Look at Xubuntu 18.04

I finally got around to looking at Xubuntu 18.04… It’s nice! To find out more about Xubuntu: https://xubuntu.org/release/18-04/ To fix Nvidia screen tearing with the Xfce4 compositor, Run this command at startup: nvidia-settings –assign CurrentMetaMode=”nvidia-auto-select +0+0 { ForceFullCompositionPipeline = On }” Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! https://www.facebook.com/EzeeLinux Check out… Read more »

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How to Upgrade from Linux Mint 18.3 to 19

Let’s fumble our way through an in place upgrade of Linux Mint from version 18.3 to the latest 19, shall we? Official Instructions: https://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/2416 Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! https://www.facebook.com/EzeeLinux Check out http://www.ezeelinux.com for more about Linux. More great Linux goodness! Extracting and Organizing with Bash Recommended Linux Distro… Read more »

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How to Switch Linux Mint 18.3 to the Ubuntu 4.4 LTS Kernel

This video shows how to roll back Linux Mint 18.3 to the Ubuntu 4.4 LTS kernel if you are having issues with the Ubuntu 4.15 LTS kernel. More great Linux goodness! Flash Isn’t Dead Yet Ubuntu 17.10 Review Introducing For The Record and Just Ask Matt 2.0 Control Linux Boxes With Synergy EzeeLinux Show 18.8… Read more »

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How I Manage Music with Ubuntu Linux

A fun romp through my digital music library and the tools I use to maintain it. Get mp3gain for Ubuntu from MartIn Wimpress: https://launchpad.net/~flexiondotorg/+archive/ubuntu/audio Ubuntu users should remove this package for best quality mp3 audio playback: sudo apt purge gstreamer1.0-fluendo-mp3 Please join the discussion at EzeeTalk. https://www.ezeelinux.com/talk/ It’s free, secure and fun! Please be sure to give… Read more »

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Beginner’s Guide to Installing Linux Mint 19

HOW TO INSTALL LINUX MINT 19 PREPARATION 1. Create bootable DVD or USB media. * Download ISO image from https://linuxmint.com/ * You can burn a bootable DVD in Windows 7 and up simply by inserting a blank DVD and then double-clicking the ISO file. * Creating a bootable USB drive will require you to install… Read more »

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Joe’s thoughts on Linux Mint 19, Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Ubuntu MATE 18.04

Linux Mint 19 is just about put but it may not be as polished as we’re used to. I also ramble on about my experiences with some Ubuntu flavors. Linux Mint Monthly News post for June 2018: https://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=3590 Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! https://www.facebook.com/EzeeLinux Check out http://www.ezeelinux.com and for… Read more »

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Who’s Using Ubuntu

A look at who’s using Ubuntu and their hardware. For more: https://blog.ubuntu.com/2018/06/22/a-first-look-at-desktop-metrics Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! https://www.facebook.com/EzeeLinux Check out http://www.ezeelinux.com and for more about Linux. More great Linux goodness! How to Upgrade from Linux Mint 18.3 to 19 EzeeLinux Show 18.17 | Care and Feeding of your SSD… Read more »