Category Archives: openSUSE

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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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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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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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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openSUSE 13.1 Tumbleweed KDE

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Not sure this is worthy of a blog post, but here goes, maybe it’ll help someone, you never know. Replaced my openSUSE 12.3 repos with Tumbleweed repos, rolling release, hopefully never install again! Tumbleweed how to. Skype did not work … Continue reading

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openSUSE 12.3 KDE ~ Lenovo E325

Manfully struggled all day (much cursing!) to get Open SUSE 12.3 installed, the best implementation of KDE to date, on my Lenovo E325. Xubuntu had a nasty network bug where it would kick itself off the network taking everything else with it. … Continue reading

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