Lingot | Musical Instrument Tuner on openSUSE

I like to dabble around in playing instruments, I am, by no means, a musician but doing a little noodling around from time to time can be quite gratifying. In my younger years, I did enjoy playing more than one instrument, today, I am taking on some new challenges, nothing crazy, I just happen to … Continue reading Lingot | Musical Instrument Tuner on openSUSE

OPI | OBS Package Installer

A project within openSUSE that I think is absolutely fantastic is called the "openSUSE Package Installer." This allows you to install packages from various third party vendors such as the "Packman" repository or other "community repositories" of the openSUSE Build Service. What this means is, the multi-step process of adding repositories and installing the desired … Continue reading OPI | OBS Package Installer

Emoji Selector App on KDE Plasma

There are times when you stumble upon an application that brings you big giant goofy smile on your face. This application is just that. 🤪 There is an application, built into Plasma, or at least it is a part of Plasma that came in automatically at some point in time without any fanfare and I … Continue reading Emoji Selector App on KDE Plasma

Kmail Message List Tabs

Kmail has been my email application for almost 20 years. Even before I started using openSUSE I have been happily using this email application. I find it to be the most feature rich of all the email management applications and far better than any web client I have ever used. I can shape the layout … Continue reading Kmail Message List Tabs

Noodlings 35 | Light for Christmas

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The holiday season hustle and bustle is through and I am able to concentrate on reorganizing the messes I have made in getting ready for the season. As the fall time projects finished up, the Christmastime projects kicked into full gear between programming my Christmas light display, baking cookies and making Gingerbread houses with the kids. There come a bunch of other miserable cold weather chores that go along with living on a subsistence farm.

Noodlings 34 | A Little Sideways

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While few of my tech related tasks have been completed, I am in a position now to better be able to tackle them. So, I am believing for good things to come. Even when things go sideways, eventually, staying committed, you can get back on track.

DOSBox Basics on Linux

DOSBox is an excellent DOS environment that you can enjoy on modern Linux systems. I was never really into DOS all that much in my early computer years. I used it but I didn't really enjoy it. I much preferred Commodore 64 because it was far more colorful, later the Amiga, because it was far … Continue reading DOSBox Basics on Linux

Noodlings 33 | Just a Playground

Here is the 33rd hand-full of penuts sized podcast episode Top 11 Reasons YaST makes openSUSE AwesomeKaOS | Review From an openSUSE User BDL Live openSUSE Corner Wireshark, PipeWire, Audacity Update in TumbleweedBugzilla – Bug 1187627 After update, Kdenlive crashes on starting Tumbleweed Roundup https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/factory@lists.opensuse.org/ https://review.tumbleweed.boombatower.com/ Computer History Retrospective This is my segment where I … Continue reading Noodlings 33 | Just a Playground

Top 11 Reasons YaST makes openSUSE Awesome

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I read a lot of negativity about YaST on the webs, Reddit, YouTubes... other places... and I wanted to write a counter to all those negative statements. Why? YaST was the biggest selling point for me to go openSUSE when I departed the Mandrake / Mandriva world about 10 years ago (at the time of … Continue reading Top 11 Reasons YaST makes openSUSE Awesome

Noodlings 32 | Settling In

CubicleNate Noodlings Episode 32 Settling In

Here is the 32nd grab-and-go sized podcast episode This is the first recording in the new studio on new hardware. There are some slight audio issues but if I went for perfection... I would have just deleted this recording I would have stopped these long ago Wayland Display Server on openSUSE Tumbleweed in 2021 elementary … Continue reading Noodlings 32 | Settling In