Magnetic USB Cables | Prolong Device Ports

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I'm sure the last thing you are interested in is another type of USB Cable but hold on just a moment and work with me here. This is the USB Cable to end them all! Okay, that's not true either. This is a solution to prolong the life of your connector ports on your phones … Continue reading Magnetic USB Cables | Prolong Device Ports

Christmas Light Display 2021

Christmas Light Display 2021

A lot of changes were brought in with the year 2021. The biggest of the change I was not expecting when the calendar rolled over and that was moving to a new house. All the changes have been good, have kept me busy and most importantly have been great for my family. I had all kinds of great ideas I was going to add to my house for light displays but instead, I have a new place and I was having a difficult time envisioning how I wanted to light the place up.

VisualBoy Advance | Gameboy Emulation on Linux

I came upon a situation where I was not able to play any of my Gameboy games when away from home. I stumbled upon a rather fantastic solution that really needs to be shared with the Linux world. An emulator called VisualBoy Advance. Be sure to check out my blathering about mGBA, another Game Boy … Continue reading VisualBoy Advance | Gameboy Emulation on Linux

New Adventures | Unexpected Change in Employment Status

I have been working at what has been my dream job at Whirlpool Corporation for six years. Every day I was either working on something new or making something better. The way I saw it, every day I was given a great gift of being payed to play with toys. Sure, they were appliances or … Continue reading New Adventures | Unexpected Change in Employment Status

FreeOffice on openSUSE

I am not really much of an "Office Snob" but in recent weeks, I have heard people hammer and clammer about this FreeOffice for both "in favor of" and "against" it. In full disclosure, I mostly use LibreOffice and I still use Microsoft Office 2007 for certain very specific reasons. That said, I am obviously … Continue reading FreeOffice on openSUSE

Dell Inspiron 20 3048 All-In-One Desktop SSD Upgrade

There comes a time in the lifespan of a computer where you decide that the performance becomes a little lacking. That was my case with this computer and the state of the drive was becoming a little dubious as it felt like it was getting slower and having periodic file system errors. Rather than just … Continue reading Dell Inspiron 20 3048 All-In-One Desktop SSD Upgrade

Noodlings 8 | DLN Xtend, Universal Packages and CAD

I'd like to say I must be doing something right when I end up on a couple podcasts or perhaps it means a laps in judgment by many others. I want to thank everyone that has taken time out of their busy day to listen to these noodlings. The 8th Noodling brought to you in … Continue reading Noodlings 8 | DLN Xtend, Universal Packages and CAD

Noodlings 4 | MX Linux, Pine64, BDLL openSUSE News

This noodling is brought to you by poor spelling and bad math. Maybe a little more time as a kid watching Sesame Street instead of Transformers would have done me well. The 4th Installment of my Noodlings can be found here MX Linux 19 Beta I have installed MX Linux on several machines. December of … Continue reading Noodlings 4 | MX Linux, Pine64, BDLL openSUSE News

Endeavour OS | Review from an openSUSE User

Endeavour OS is the unofficial successor to Antegros, I've never used Antegros so I cannot make any comparisons between the two. It should also be noted that I think Arch Linux, in general, is more work than it is worth so this won't exactly be a shining review. Feel free to bail here if you … Continue reading Endeavour OS | Review from an openSUSE User

KDE Plasma 5.16 on openSUSE Tumbleweed | Pretty Great

Recently, the fine folks of the KDE Plasma team have released version 5.16. You can check out the announcement here and see all the work that has gone into it. This update rolled down to openSUSE Tumbleweed in the last few days and it was fantastic enough of an update, I had to blather about … Continue reading KDE Plasma 5.16 on openSUSE Tumbleweed | Pretty Great