First update your environmentOpen a terminal and type the following:sudo apt update; sudo apt upgrade; sudo apt autoremove Then Download Firestorm from their web site. https://www.firestormviewer.org/choose-your-platform/ Pick the Penguin, and the 64 bit download. Extract the file by either tar -xvf Phoenix-Firestorm-Releasex64-6-6-8-68380.tar.xz or with the file viewer using Archive Manager. Now install. I use /opt/fire… Continue reading Firestorm Viewer install for linux Mint 21.1
Recent article on Risks of Dual Booting between Windows and Linux filled with misinformation. Amazingly humorous.
GuruMandadi@TWC wrote an article in July of 2022, that was published at the following URL: https://www.thewindowsclub.com/risks-or-disadvantages-of-dual-booting-operating-systems The writer in question mentions a wide range of potential problems as if they were regular occurrences. GuruMandadi@TWC URL: https://www.thewindowsclub.com/risks-or-disadvantages-of-dual-booting-operating-systems Occupies massive disk space linux Mint 21.1 occupies 28GB of space on this system, which includes a wide variety… Continue reading Recent article on Risks of Dual Booting between Windows and Linux filled with misinformation. Amazingly humorous.
SL Voice (Vivox) running under Mint 21 natively NOT under WINE for Firestorm 64 bit Viewer
Run the following command to install the 32 bit libraries for Mint 21 to be able to use Vivox correctly: sudo apt install gstreamer1.0-pulseaudio:i386 libidn12:i386 libuuid1:i386 libstdc++6:i386 Navigate to the directory that contains libidn12:i386 cd /lib/i386-linux-gnu Verify you have libidn12 installed by typing ls -l libidn12* Create a symbolic link IN /lib/i386-linux-gnu: ln -s libidn.so.12.6.3… Continue reading SL Voice (Vivox) running under Mint 21 natively NOT under WINE for Firestorm 64 bit Viewer
It’s out, it works very nicely. I recommend it! Enjoy…..
I have purchased a few different products from autonomous.ai before. The desk, it’s still a keeper, though I got a great price on sale and it still works. I purchased a “Myochair” with the headrest and legrest options in October of 2020. I attempted to assemble this chair on 7/14/2022. The screw holes at the… Continue reading Autonomous.ai
Garmin that I love and use daily
Noctua Chromax Cooling Fan
ASUS Gaming Desktop
In November of 2021 I purchased an ASUS Gaming Desktop computer. I bought it at Best Buy and had it delivered to my front door. The model is a ASUS ROG STRIX C15-B11. It comes with an Intel 11700KF CPU, an ASUS TUF Gaming Nvidia RTX 3080 NON LHR GPU, 16GB of rather generic RAM,… Continue reading ASUS Gaming Desktop
A couple of my favorite Motherboards
SL voice for Mint 20.3
Run the following to enable SL Voice to run correctly under Mint 20.3 sudo apt-get install gstreamer1.0-pulseaudio:i386 libidn11:i386 libuuid1:i386 libstdc++6:i386