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    VLC (Solved)

    I am trying to cast media from my computer to a chromecast that's connected to my tv using VLC, when I click on playback / Rendering I see my Chromecast & select it, I then select the relevant media file(s) & the title appears on the tv but it will not play, if I I disable my firewall (UCFW) &...
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    Sleep mode in MInt 20

    I am running Mint Ulyana 20, for no particular reason I have always shutdown my system after use every time, I realise that if simply close the lid so it goes to sleep it will open up instantly which is a big plus but is there any limit to how long I can leave it in this mode, for example will...
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    Normalise mp3's

    I cannot find an easy way to normalise mp3 volume levels in Linux Mint 20 (Mate) I am looking for something simple (GUI not command line) Audacity can (apparently) do it but it sounds complicated, mp3gain is no longer available (dependency errors when I try to install it). Does anyone know of a...
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    Multiple Desktops

    Hi all I am running Linux Mint 20 which was originally installed with the Cinnamon DE, I have now installed the Mate DE alongside so I can choose which environment I boot into however I now find I am using Mate all the time & I wonder if I should uninstall the Cinnamon DE if I'm not using it...
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    Battery

    I have a Fujitsu Lifebook AH530 running Linux Mint 19.3 Cinammon, I've just purchased a new battery from Ebay which was listed as being 11.1V 5200mAh, the battery works but when opening the power management app it is listed as 3.9V when fully charged, I questioned the seller who told me it may...
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    Update Manager not starting automatically

    I am running Mint 19.3 with Kernel 5.3.0.40, in the last few days after booting up I have noticed that the Update Manager is not showing in the system tray & there are no processes showing in the system monitor, I checked in Startup Applications & it's still listed just like it always has been...
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    Kernel question

    I've been using Linux Mint for a while as I got fed up with many aspects of Windows but one thing I can't get my head round is which kernel version I should use, my current active kernel is 5.3.0-40 & it says it is supported until 2020 whereas 4.15.0-88 is supported until 2023 & to confuse...
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    LInux Mint Kernels

    Hi, My active kernel is 4.18.0-13 & in the update manager it is listed as "Superseded" there is another "Installed" kernel 4.18.0-14 this is listed as "Supported until August 2019" Then there is 4.15.0-44 which is listed as "Supported until April 2023" This would appear to be the one to choose...
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