Steam not working in Linux Mint 19.3 MATE

Problem: After logging in, Steam gives out this error: Could not connect to Steam network. Solution(s) tried so far: Uninstalling Steam in various ways doesn’t fix the problem. https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=147104 Output of the inxi -Fxz command: System: Host: xrealx Kernel: 5.3.0-26-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 7.4.0 Desktop: MATE 1.22.2 Distro: Linux Mint 19.3 Tricia…

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What does red symbol link mean

~/temp$ mkdir dir1 ~/temp$ mkdir dir2 ~/temp$ mkdir dir2/dir21 ~/temp$ ln -s dir2/dir21 dir1/ln2dir21 ~/temp$ mkdir dir1/ln2dir21/dir3 mkdir: cannot create directory ‘dir1/ln2dir21/dir3’: No such file or directory What does ~/temp$ ln -s dir2/dir21 dir1/ln2dir21 create (there are no errors for the ln command)? The created link dir1/ln2dir21 is red and it’s type is “lrwxrwxrwx” which…

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Install 19.10 or 18.04 HWE with AMD 3400g

I plan to built a system with AMD 3400g APU. I have seen that there are some known issues in Linux 5.2 to 5.4 with this device. According to https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=AMDGPU-APU-noretry also here https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/drm/amd/issues/934, there is a workaround: That is to set amdgpu.noretry=0 in grub. This can be done after installation has completed, but will the…

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