OBS NDI™ Plugin on openSUSE

The NDI plugin offers a fairly easy way to send OBS video signal (presumably other applications can take advantage of this too) to another OBS instance on another machine. This can come in handy for numerous reasons such as splitting up workloads between machines by capturing output from one machine, such as gaming computer, to … Continue reading OBS NDI™ Plugin on openSUSE

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

openSUSE Linux on a Dell Inspiron 3646 | Low Budget Multimedia Configuration for a Small Church

Churches generally have no budget for technology and frankly, I don't think that a church should really avoid spending on technology as much as possible. I'm sure this isn't a view many people share but it is my view. I believe it using whatever is available whenever possible and only making upgrades or purchasing new … Continue reading openSUSE Linux on a Dell Inspiron 3646 | Low Budget Multimedia Configuration for a Small Church

Nintendo is Suspending Netflix Service to the Wii

I received a very unfortunate message on my Wii when trying to play an episode of Star Trek the Next Generation using Netflix -- Nintendo will suspend all video streaming services on Wii - including the Netflix Channel - after January 30, 2019. I don't know how many people out there still use the Wii … Continue reading Nintendo is Suspending Netflix Service to the Wii

Wii Console Repair and Homebrew Hack

The Nintendo Wii, in my belief, was the best video game console ever created. It was a very popular family-unifying gaming counsel. Instead of the typical behavior of the gaming system monopolizing a single person's time, this brought family together much like you would have on family game night. A vehicle of interaction. The Wii … Continue reading Wii Console Repair and Homebrew Hack

Wii U Pro Controller on openSUSE Linux

I don't do much serious gaming on Linux but I do like to play the occasional Steam or older games in an emulator. I have historically liked the PS3 controllers in Linux. There is nothing you have to do to get it to work. Plug the dongle in a USB, pop in some batteries and … Continue reading Wii U Pro Controller on openSUSE Linux

Giving Fedora Another Run

I hear a lot of good things about Fedora and sometimes I hear some negative things about it but I have not used it myself since some time around 2010. I wanted to make my own evaluation and I thought the time was right to kick the tires again. I am a die-hard openSUSE user, … Continue reading Giving Fedora Another Run