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 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
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.
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 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
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://firstname.lastname@example.org/ https://review.tumbleweed.boombatower.com/ Computer History Retrospective This is my segment where I … Continue reading Noodlings 33 | Just a Playground
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
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
Here is the 31st one-lump sized podcast episode This is published late due to things. I hope you find something worth while. PipeWire Audio Server on openSUSE Tumbleweed Valve's SteamDeck Release BDLL Follow Up openSUSE Corner News GNOME, Wireshark update in Tumbleweed Leap Gains Maintenance Update Improvements Tumbleweed Roundup 6 snapshots during this week (0715, … Continue reading Noodlings 31 | Reflecting
Linux audio has been considered a sore-spot with some audiophiles. Personally, I have been very happy with Linux Audio since about 2009 or 2010 or so and enjoyed its continual improvements as the project has matured. The high point for PulseAudio has been the intuitive, input / output switching. The downside has been the latency … Continue reading PipeWire Audio Server on openSUSE Tumbleweed