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Aaron Eberlee
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How to allow VLC 3.0 to cast to Chromecast if you have a firewall enabled on Linux
VLC 3.0 recently came out, with the ability to cast to a Chromecast device. However, if you are behind a firewall, such as UFW, a front-end for "iptables", you need to whitelist a certain port. That port is 8010. Here is an image on what exactly to type in ...
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How I found out an app I installed on my phone was causing my phone to lag - By mining cryptocurrency! [ COINHIVE ]
A few weeks ago I checked XDA Labs, which is an alternative app store / forum browser for "indie" android apps. XDA Developers is the best place to find out how to root your phone, install a custom ROM, check out amazing applications by talented developers,...
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Fixing the Non-Working Thinkpad T510i Mic Mute Button on Ubuntu MATE 17.04
So, apparently, the mic mute button stopped working in Ubuntu. I remember it working in Ubuntu 16.04 but not 17.04. Anyways, I fixed it with this simple instruction from a user on AskUbuntu. https://askubuntu.com/questions/125367/enabling-mic-mute-button-an...
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How To Fix Graphical Glitches in Serious Sam Classic TFE & TSE under Wine
I wanted to play Serious Sam Classic: The First Encounter on my Thinkpad running Linux. (Ubuntu 17.04) Unfortunately, the native Linux version doesn't run for me, for some reason. Maybe it's to due to the Intel graphics drivers. I also tried compiling the o...
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[Quick Linux Tip] Stuttering/Lagging in Games or Emulators on the Cinnamon desktop? If you have a System Monitor Applet, Remove it.
What the title said. I noticed for about a year that my emulators (Gens, Kega Fusion, Fceux, Nestopia) etc would stutter while playing and that was incredibly annoying. It made me want to use my Android device (Moto G 2014) for emulation more than my laptop...
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Modified Reddit Enhancement Suite for Pale Moon web browser
Reddit Enhancement Suite is one of the first addons I install when setting up any browser. It is one of those addons you don't know you need until you start using it. My favorite feature in RES is the "never ending Reddit" feature. I can infinitely scroll R...
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How to install and use mpv to watch streaming video in Ubuntu 16.04 or Linux Mint 18.x
mpv is an open source cross platform media player for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, and BSD. It is excellent for watching streaming video when coupled with another piece of software youtube-dl. mpv is a nice alternative to watching videos in the browser, as you...
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Pale Moon and why it may be a Firefox fan's only hope
Yesterday I blogged about Seamonkey, a community-run project affiliated with Mozilla. While I like Seamonkey, after googling about the upcoming deprecation of XUL based addons in Firefox (which is a bad decision because it basically makes Firefox a Chrome c...
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Seamonkey - An Alternative to Firefox - Plus, my recommended themes and addons
Firefox on Linux is good these days, but it can be a bit bloated. I was using Firefox as my main web browser for a while now, but I wanted something more 'lightweight' with relatively the same amount of features. I previously blogged about Pale Moon, but I ...
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KDE Connect - Connect Linux to your Android Devices
KDE Connect is an open source alternative to Pushbullet, which is an application that displays your Android notifications on your PC . However, KDE Connect also lets you send files to your devices, browse the files, and view the battery percentage, right fr...
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