Category: Gnome 2

GNU Linux Debian bluetooth manager

hostnamectl; # tested with Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 12 (bookworm) Kernel: Linux 6.1.0-21-amd64 Architecture: x86-64 apt update apt install blueman-manager # if something is missing try apt install bluetooth apt install gnome-bluetooth # reboot reboot

AMD Ryzen 5600G + Gigabyte Aorus B550 + 2x NVMe Kingston SA2000M81000G + RAID0 (AMD RAIDXpert2) worth it? does it work with GNU Linux? 8k Youtube Benchmark passed on GNU Linux Debian 11 MATE – enable enable SVM Mode in UEFI BIOS to enable KVM Virtualization support

update: 2024-04: system running well fastest AMD with integrated GPU would be: Ryzen 7 8700G (search bundle on ebay) the Ryzen 7 has more cores, so single core wise the CPUs are close to each other, multicore the 7 should […]

Cinnamon Desktop (Gnome3 fork) vs MATE Desktop (Gnome2) a review

Cinnamon desktop developed by Developer(s) Linux Mint team! – is a beautiful desktop (default on Linux Mint) alternative to Gnome2 MATE. BUT: still prefer Gnome2 MATE (at least on GNU Debian Linux) because it is: minimalistic / very resource efficient […]


“Linux desktop remains an unpopular choice among mainstream desktop users, making up a little more than 2% of the desktop operating system market share. This is in contrast to the web server market share, which consists of 70% of Linux-based operating systems. […]

Setup Bluetooth Headset under linux debian gnome2 mate desktop

preparations on terminal: detect your hardware: you can get old but well supported notebooks/laptops here like the dell latitude e4310 with this intel-spy-on-me wifi/bluetooth module on board: lshw |grep lue description: Bluetooth wireless interface product: DW375 Bluetooth Module capabilities: bluetooth […]

GNU Linux debian gnome2 mate with cups – adding new printer – automatic printer driver search – dysfunctional crash – how to set default (system wide) paper size and also in LibreOffice

what printers have good GNU Linux support? how to set default paper size/format? how to set default (system wide) paper size? (creditz) theoretically it should be set here: (creditz) /etc/papersize simply by: echo “a4” > /etc/papersize thats how users […]

GNU Linux -> Debian -> MATE Gnome2 install setup config Printer

su – root apt-get update; apt-get install iceweasel; # without browser you can not access the cups webinterface apt-get install cups cups-client “foomatic-db”; # install cups system itself plus extra drivers apt-get install system-config-printer; adding the ML-6060 (USB only) printer […]