- Testing Development Versions of LibreOffice
- Changing Icons in Android Pie
- Waking up the Moto G3 under Android Pie
- Upgrading to Android Pie on the Moto G3
- Modifying the Netflix key on an Nvidia Shield TV remote control
- Updating the GRUB2 boot menu
- Verifying a Linux Mint ISO file with a GUI
- The Recycle Bin in Asus File Manager
- Removing a “missing” PPA
- LineageOS 14.1 receiving OTA updates again!
Category Archives: General
I have been developing a simple general ledger spreadsheet in LibreOffice Calc. Most of the account listings fit nicely onto a page in portrait format; however, the general ledger has more columns of data, and requires printing in landscape format. … Continue reading
Happy Birthday Linux! Today marks the 25th anniversary of the announcement of work on the Linux kernel. “I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and professional like gnu)…” – Linus Torvalds, 25-Aug-91.
GitHub has an extensive list of free E-books with a special emphasis on computer programming. There’s everything from A to Z – well, almost everything – the list goes from Ada to xBase (but there are no entries for K, … Continue reading
Want to know more about the internal workings of Linux? The Linux Foundation is making their on-line Introduction to Linux course freely available through EDX.
After my previous post on using TRIM for an SSD, I found a much more detailed article on SSD’s written by Brian Trapp for Linux Journal. In addition to discussing the use of TRIM, Brian also touches on the reliability, … Continue reading
As noted in the previous post, many of the comments I have received (or which have been immediately sidelined by the Akismet filter built into WordPress) have been spam. In fact, Akismet tells me that it has protected my site … Continue reading
January, 2014 marks the third anniversary of this blog and I thought I would take a little space to reflect on the past postings. On the average, there has been about one posting per week so, hopefully, I haven’t overwhelmed … Continue reading
When looking for a Linux distro that might be suitable for use on older hardware, it might seem prudent to select a “lightweight” version; however, it turns out that not all distros so described are particularly lightweight – at least … Continue reading
Running a regular system update recently produced the error message: “Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/ dists/precise/free/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found” Initially, I thought that this was a transient glitch with a repository being off line or some such issue; however, the problem … Continue reading