Function key on Thinkpad E14 Gen2

My laptop has a bug related to Fn keys not working without go to sleep mode (related to a BIOS problem see here ). Yesterday I updated my BIOS to the latest version (1.17) and now my laptop does not…

Neon – Btrfs – timeshift – autosnap

I installed KDE Neon with BTRFS filesystem to get the full benefit of Timeshift snapshots. My disk is formatted as follow: 300 mb fat32 partition mounted on /boot/efi rest of disk with BTRFS filesystem mounted on / After installation completion…

Fedora virt-manager asks for root password

When installing virt-manager in fedora 34, the application asks for root password when connecting to KVM. To avoid this you need to add your user in the correct group: Restart your computer and it should be good.

SSL error on Fedora 33+

Some websites do not have proper SSL certificate installed. To avoid this problem on fedora 33 and later version enter this command in a shell: To revert back to old policy:

Dash to dock & Gnome 40

After the release of Fedora 34, I was pleased to see Gnome 40 and all its new features. For me there is still something I do not understand: To access the dock I have to go to the hot corner…

Firefox on Fedora 33

Viewing some videos via plex, jellyfin, etc is not a good experience out of the box on Fedora. To improve this, you just need to install ffmpeg. First install RPM fusion repository, then install ffmpeg: sudo dnf install ffmpeg After…

Function keys not working on E15 Gen 2 & linux

I keep on trying different distributions on my E15 Gen 2 laptop. Fedora, KDE Neon, now Kubuntu 20.04 (want to upgrade to 20.10) when it will be ready. First thing is always to install a recent kernel that will not…

KDE Neon 20.04 on Thinkpad E15 Gen 2

KDE Neon is my prefered KDE based distro. For the installation on my Thinkpad E15 Gen 2, I used the latest image (neon-user-20200910-0945 at that time). The image is running a 5.4 kernel and the amdgpu is not correctly managed,…

Thinkpad E15 G2 and linux

I recently bought a thinkpad E15 G2, with AMD Ryzen 7 4700U processor, 16GB RAM and 512 SSD. I use it as my main computer and installed Fedora 32 on it right after unboxing (windows only booted once on this…