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Friday, August 26, 2016

Get Color Emoji on Ubuntu 16.04

First click on this link to see whether you see Color Emoji or Black and white.

Install from the ppa
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:eosrei/font
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install fonts-emojione-svginot
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ys/emojione-picker
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install emojione-picker
Restart Firefox Browser and check again on the link and you will see Color Emoji.

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Playing Linux Desktop Audio on Chromecast.

I was using Chrome Browser to play Audio & Video from my Linux Desktop to Chromecast through Chrome applications.

I learnt about mkchromecast and installed it on Debian Testing which is my alternative to Ubuntu 16.04.

After installing the .deb package I had to install the dependencies through apt-get install -f install command.

I opened VLC and started playing my favourite music.

I had to run mkchromecast through terminal and it got connected to Chromecast and asked me to open pavucontrol and change the sink to mkchromecast.