Category Archives: Computers

Xubuntu Full Circle

I still hear various Linux commentators swear allegiance to XFC3 to this day, & it is fairly rapid while still being customizable. I started out with Hardy Heron Xubuntu on a IBM ThinkPad T21 that could not stream YouTube due … Continue reading

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Plasma Applet Thermal Monitor

Thermal monitor displays off for CPU; sudo nano ~/.local/share/plasma/plasmoids/org.kde.thermalMonitor/contents/ui/main.qml change: property var systemmonitorAvailableSources to: property var systemmonitorAvailableSources: [] Works under openSUSE Tumbleweed.

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CBT

ALL-OR-NOTHING THINKING: You see things in black-and-white categories. If your performance falls short of perfect, you see yourself as a total failure. OVERGENERALIZATION: You see a single negative event as a never-ending pattern of defeat. MENTAL FILTER: You pick out … Continue reading

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Mean Green Machines

Green is the colour of the beautiful new Mint 19.2 flat theme & also the default colour of openSUSE. I run a double vertical full HD (4k? Pah!) monitor C2D micro ATX battle stationed Minty setup in my man cave, … Continue reading

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Android P

Peanut butter jelly time!!! Peanut butter jelly time!!! Peanut jelly jelly time!!! Peanut butter jelly! Peanut butter jelly! Peanut butter jelly with a baseball bat…

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Migrating Linux OS from 256GB to 512GB SSD

Thought I’d document how to migrate a Linux OS to a larger disk using 100% FOSS tools. 256GB is a bit pokey these days especially when dual booting, virtual or otherwise. Let’s get to it: The first step is optional … Continue reading

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Minty

So, the Mint devs have nailed the suspend issue introduced in 18.1! Good job as accidentally deleted my Clonzilla image back up of Mint 18.0. Doh! 

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Massive Attack

Everything running like a Swiss watch after latest nuke & pave. Most likely attack vector? A dodgy repo! Never add & trust random strangers security key! Home repos are excluded by default, which I will definitely steer clear in future, … Continue reading

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Craptacular

Dear Apple You sold me a 16GB iPad. Such miniscule storage is not fit for purpose. Please die! Yours enraged fleamour

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Now then… 

So, Nougat trickles outa India for the Lenovo owned Moto G with Oreo pencilled in for next year. SimpleNote scored a pretty important bug fix for their Linux clients. Android & iOS used to sync between each other fine, also … Continue reading

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