Archives / December 2014

  • One issue that happens to me when using Linux based systems and laptops is overheating.  Linux runs hot on these machines and the default install is lacking utilities to prevent them from running hot.   Luckily, there are some utilities to help prevent this.  Once is called TLP.  From their website:   TLP – Linux Advanced […]

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  • December 3, 2014 - rob

    Install Wizard101 on Linux Mint 17

    For a while now, I have been wanting to play Wizard101 on linux.   I used to play Toontown within linux, but never could get Wizards to work.  Well now with the new wine 1.7, it is possible.   I have tested this on 2 different machines and it plays great.   First Install Wine sudo add-apt-repository […]

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  • $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install wine1.7 winetricks

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  • Install Intel Linux Drivers 1.0.8 on Linux Mint 17.1   Installation Intel Drivers 1.0.8 on Rebecca sudo nano /etc/lsb-release (replace all of the following): DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=utopic DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION=”Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn (development branch)” sudo apt-get install libtxc-dxtn-s2tc0:i386 echo “deb https://download.01.org/gfx/ubuntu/14.10/main utopic main #Intel Graphics drivers” | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/intellinuxgraphics.list wget –no-check-certificate https://download.01.org/gfx/RPM-GPG-KEY-ilg -O – | sudo […]

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