GNU/Linux

  • Create a RSS Feed From An Indeed Job Search Query using Liferea

    Create a RSS Feed From An Indeed Job Search Query using Liferea

    It’s been awhile since I last looked at Indeed.com, I’m happy to report RSS feeds still exist! Though they don’t promote them.

  • CPU / RAM Usage: Lubuntu 20.04

    CPU / RAM Usage: Lubuntu 20.04

    It makes me warm and fuzzy inside to see the CPU hog is Firefox with one tab open at only 5.7%… Not the OS, utilities, pianobar, or gnome pomodoro timer. ???? ???? The CPU hog appears to be Compton, I’ve disabled it since I’m not doing using transparencies, drop shadows or anything that requires it […]

  • Theming Lubuntu Focal Fosa to look more like Classic Ubuntu

    Theming Lubuntu Focal Fosa to look more like Classic Ubuntu

    If I had to choose my favorite classic Ubuntu style that award would go to Maverick Meerkcat which was the regular support release that immediately preceded Ubuntu’s switch to the Unity desktop the following year. Note: If you’re looking for an authentic classic Ubuntu experience updated for 2020 install Ubuntu Mate, you won’t be disappointed. […]

  • Foliate a modern eReader for Linux

    Foliate a modern eReader for Linux

    Sometimes I just want an eBook reader that gets out of the way and Foliate might just be minimalist alternative to Calibre I’ve been waiting for. I may actually enjoy reading on my laptop again. Want to highlight text and take notes… No problem, Foliate can do that. Want to use your favorite system font? […]

  • Linux Format: July 2018

    Linux Format: July 2018

    Happy to see they have an in depth tutorial on Libre Office Impress

  • Debian Stretch Desktop

    Kicking the tires of Debian 9 (Stretch) and I’m very much at home here in the XFCE desktop. I upgraded my system on the stable repository this morning and it worked flawlessly. Now that all the patents on the MP3 format have basically expired It’s even less effort to to set up.