Linux Mint


  • Settings > Update Manager
    • Switch to a local mirror (wait for times and choose a fast one that isn’t the default)
      • Main
      • Base
    • Update Update Manager itself
    • Apply all current updates
  • Settings > Screensaver
    • Lock the computer when put to sleep: off
    • Lock the computer after the screensavar starts: off


  • Settings > Power Manager
    • Display
      • Display power management: off
    • Security
      • Automatically lock the session: never
      • Lock screen when system is going to sleep: unchecked
  • Firefox Settings
    • Browsing
      • Use smooth scrolling: off for performance


  • Device Manager: enable wifi drivers