Installing Cinelerra GG on Pop or Ubuntu 18.10.

If you want the latest Cinelerra GG on 18.10 you’ll need to trick the system. If you’re not comfortable you can always wait. First thing is first, add the PPA. This will cause an error, but we will fix that so ignore it. Type each command in the terminal: sudo apt-add-repository \ https://cinelerra-gg.org/download/pkgs/ub18 Open the […]

Linux Terminal Application list.

If you really love the terminal and can’t get enough here is a list of programs that should make you smile. Linux comes packed with so many command line tools already; you can do just about anything without the GUI, but what if you want more? Maybe some of these programs are for you.

List or search all installed apps on Ubuntu 18.04 with Python.

I was bored… Of course this can be done easily in the terminal, but what’s the fun in that? This should work on any flavor of Debian/Ubuntu. import os import subprocess as sp ”’ Pipe to file in terminal: $ flatpak list –app –show-details > ~/Documents/installed-flatpack.log $ dpkg –get-selections > ~/Documents/installed-software.log Not using Debian? Here’s […]

Create Desktop App from WebApp.

Here’s a nifty tool for Windows, OS X, and Linux to convert web apps, like the online Amazon Kindle Reader, to a desktop app. https://www.npmjs.com/package/nativefier

Running Steam Windows Games on Linux

I’m sure these will be hit or miss, but with a little work some Steam Windows games might run. If you want a unified gaming center on Linux with Steam for Windows support check out Lutris. Might be easier than pure Wine or Play On Linux. We will see. and… Watch Dogs 2 is running […]

Using Linux with iPhone the easy way.

Update Oct. 27, 2019: Installed Pop! OS 19.10 and it is a solid OS. I’m still using Shotwell, which is downloading photos perfectly without any need for a third party tool or code and I am also still using Samba to download and play my music in FlacBox. Update: I installed Ubuntu Budgie 19.04 and […]

Compiled PDF List of the best Linux Software of 2018.

At least in my opinion. 🙂 Yes, it’s a PDF – I’m too lazy to sit here and format HTML. Download as PDF Check the hash before opening. SHA1: 65ba078feae3226c523541a26e97c3ee73c08544 Anything you think should be here or if you need help finding something, leave a comment.

Linux for Graphic Artists and Designers: A real world setup.

Over the many years I have done graphics I have worked on BeOS, Linux, Mac, and Windows. I have software all over the place for all four OSes. On Windows and Mac I think Adobe is the best option by far for the plug-ins, brushes, and ease of use. I switched to OS X as […]

Python3 Gtk3 Thread Example

Quick Python3 Gtk3 app to execute Python scripts to test long running threads in Gtk3 app. Some things could be better, like the python paths collection and displaying the PID, but I was focused on running threads without freezing the GUI and it just kind of happened. Hope it’s useful to someone.