My own supercomputer!

…well it’s not exactly a supercomputer. It’s an 8 core AMD, NVIDIA 1050 Ti, Linux running machine designed for everyday working and some AI tests. I’ve decided with my girlfriend that we should name it to honor woman in computing industry — therefore please meet Maria. You can download her HD promo wallpaper here  (original image can be found here).

Photo shows an operator of the IBM 704 computer.

How to install Google Chrome and fix the goddamn icon after it?

  1. Navigate to: https://www.google.pl/chrome/browser/desktop/index.html
  2. Download deb file using Download Chrome button.
  3. Run terminal and type:
    cd ~/Downloads
    sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -f upgrade
    
  4. If you don’t have proper icon in your menu nor plank:
    sudo nano /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop
  5. Find [Desktop Action NewWindow] and add text below after all language declarations:
    Icon=google-chrome
  6. Press both CTRL + X and save your changes. That’s it 🙂

How to install Spotify on Loki 0.4.1?

Run terminal and type:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
sudo apt-add-repository "deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free"
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 94558F59 D2C19886
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install spotify-client

In case of a problem please comment below. Official instruction can be found here (it was incomplete at the moment of writing).