Noodlings 19 | BIOS Games Serving the NDI™ Plugin

Another prime number... and no the title doesn't make sense. It's just a nonsensical way to string everything together. 19th Noodling on a mid-August night 19 Episodes… 19 is another prime number! Fun facts about chocolate milk can be found here BIOS Update Dell Latitude E6440 on Linux My BIOS was 4 years out of date. … Continue reading Noodlings 19 | BIOS Games Serving the NDI™ Plugin

AntiMicro | Map Keyboard and Mouse Controls to Gamepad on openSUSE

Installed a game called Pokemon Insurgence on Lutris and there was no way to play the game with a gamepad. Rather than try to fight things, set out for an application that would map the keyboard controls to the WiiU Pro Controller that has become my gamepad of choice. I know I heard it was … Continue reading AntiMicro | Map Keyboard and Mouse Controls to Gamepad on openSUSE

BIOS Update Dell Latitude E6440 on Linux

...Sort of. It didn't require using Windows My BIOS was 4 years out of date. I thought it was time to update it. I went to the Dell Support page and noticed that they only had *.exe files available. I sighed and was initially frustrated because my initial supposition was that I was going to … Continue reading BIOS Update Dell Latitude E6440 on Linux

LG 29″ UltraWide | Monitor Upgrade and Configuration on Linux

I have historically made my hardware decisions based on price, generally I get what I can get for as low or as reasonable as possible. Basically, I go for free or near-free and fabri-cobble something together. After seeing some other computer setups, I have really thought that I want to be able to function more … Continue reading LG 29″ UltraWide | Monitor Upgrade and Configuration on Linux

MechBoard64 | Replacement Commodore 64 Keyboard

It happened again, unfettered access to the Internet has yielded yet another romp down the bunny trail to places that I don't have time in which to go. I have previously discovery of the Ultimate 64, a modern replacement board for the Commodore 64, now I have come upon another amazing bit of tech. A … Continue reading MechBoard64 | Replacement Commodore 64 Keyboard

A new Amiga 1200 Case and Keys in 2020

I love my retro tech. Old computers are just great things. I moved to the Amiga after the Commodore 64 in the early 1990s. I stumbled upon this site and now I want to turn to my aging Amiga 1200 and black it out. https://www.a1200.net/ So, why would I want to do this to my … Continue reading A new Amiga 1200 Case and Keys in 2020

APC Smart-UPS 1500 Battery Replacement

I am of the opinion, if you plan to have a desktop computer, and by that I mean a machine without a built in battery, you need to have a UPS or Uninterruptible Power Supply. I am of the belief, go as large as you can reasonably afford. Should you have a power interruption, your … Continue reading APC Smart-UPS 1500 Battery Replacement

Solaar | Application for Logitech Unifying Receivers and Devices on openSUSE

I recently purchased a new Logitech wireless keyboard for my kitchen computer because the Bluetooth keyboard I previously used was driving me nuts. Mostly for the keyboard layout and sometimes because it didn't want to connect. Possibly due to hardware failure or bad design. It also doesn't have media keys so I thought it best … Continue reading Solaar | Application for Logitech Unifying Receivers and Devices on openSUSE

Noodlings 12 | Lighting the Emby Server with Kdenlive

Coming back strong in 2020... no... not coming back... I haven't been gone, just delayed. 12th Noodling, a dozen, a foot or a cup and a half of crap? AMD System from Yester-Years Parts https://videopress.com/v/mq7INUcv?preloadContent=metadata I recently posted about my computer build. In short, this is a computer build on parts that are in no … Continue reading Noodlings 12 | Lighting the Emby Server with Kdenlive

Building an AMD Server and Game Machine out of Yester-Year’s Parts

Some time ago I started noodling around the idea of building a replacement server for my home. I wanted to make this an extreme budget build. I came to the realization that I have become rather disconnected with the state of desktop class video cards and really much of anything that was outside of the … Continue reading Building an AMD Server and Game Machine out of Yester-Year’s Parts