USB Powered Clock-Fan | Widget Review

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Very rarely do I impulsively buy a thing but I had a moment of weakness and purchased this USB powered clock-fan after seeing this thing in real life. Since I thought it was so cool, I had to share this rather exciting thing. Generally, I can have buyer's remorse with an impulse buy but not … Continue reading USB Powered Clock-Fan | Widget Review

KDE Plasma 5.21 on openSUSE Tumbleweed | Better Then Ever

Periodically, I like to gush over my operating system and desktop. Since I move back and forth between systems running both of my distributions of choice, Leap and Tumbleweed, I can see how Plasma is advancing as well as see what a static view of it is like over the course of a year or … Continue reading KDE Plasma 5.21 on openSUSE Tumbleweed | Better Then Ever

Fedora 33 | Review from an openSUSE User

Keeping inline with my general theme of being late to the party, I have finally given Fedora 33 a spin. I have previously reviewed Fedora 31 and really enjoyed it very much. In fact, every time I have used Fedora, it has indeed been a great experience. I am again trying out Plasma because I … Continue reading Fedora 33 | Review from an openSUSE User

Insync | Google Drive and OneDrive Sync Client on openSUSE

Insync is an application I have been using since about 2013 to make my Google Drive files available to me on my Linux Desktop. I have previously written about my Insync experience and continue to use Insync but recently, I received a question about installing Insync on openSUSE Leap and I realized that the documentation … Continue reading Insync | Google Drive and OneDrive Sync Client on openSUSE

mGBA | Game Boy Emulation on Linux

I have received quite the number of comments about emulating the Game Boy on modern hardware and all the work that is going into it. I learned so much about the extensive community around emulating Game Boy games and the technology, research and absolute passion that goes into it. Though I was given many suggestions, … Continue reading mGBA | Game Boy Emulation on Linux

Badaptor | DeWalt 20v MAX battery to Ryobi 18v One+

In 2019, I bought into DeWalt 20v MAX cordless tool platform as part of my mission to reduce complexity in and improve efficiency in as many aspects of my life as possible. This is a long term mission of mine with many facets but basic tools was at the foundation of this plan. DeWalt has … Continue reading Badaptor | DeWalt 20v MAX battery to Ryobi 18v One+

UbuntuDDE | Review from an openSUSE User

The Linux and open source community is a wonderful thing and as part of a BDLL community we have these distribution challenges. Try out a different distribution and talk about your experience. There was a lot of excitement about having the Deepin Desktop on the Ubuntu base and I decided to commit to this challenge. … Continue reading UbuntuDDE | Review from an openSUSE User

Outside the Cubicle | DeWALT 20v Max Cordless Tool Platform

Outside of the Linux thing and retro tech hobbies of mine, I like to build things and generally improve my domicile so I enjoy tools, especially cordless power tools. Not having that tether to the wall has a kind of freedom to it that makes working with your hands much more enjoyable. I have been … Continue reading Outside the Cubicle | DeWALT 20v Max Cordless Tool Platform

FerenOS (2020) | Review from an openSUSE User

FerenOS undoubtedly focuses on visual aesthetics, user interface and user experience. The last time I looked at FerenOS, it was built on the Cinnamon Desktop Environment. At the time, the Plasma version was called "Feren Next" and and initially I was disappointed I didn't use the Plasma version, but now I am very glad I … Continue reading FerenOS (2020) | Review from an openSUSE User

Elementary OS | Review From an openSUSE User

There are some Linux distributions that have a wide audience and there are others that focus in on a specific customer or user. If I were asked to describe who I think ElementaryOS is targeting, I would certainly say, not me. The reason being, ElementaryOS goes for a particular look and they have a specific … Continue reading Elementary OS | Review From an openSUSE User