Interesting Linux Graphics Applications
I love working with graphics on my Linux machine and in looking for new tools I found a couple fairly nice Linux graphics applications that I have not seen before, along with a few I have. I hope they are useful to you as I find them to be nice additions to my graphic tool-sets. […]
Health, Exercise, and Nutrition Apps for Linux
I do a lot of tracking on my health, mostly on my phone, but what about the Linux desktop or mobile flavors? Here is a list of Linux health apps. There certainly is room for more. GoldenCheetah Cycling tracking and health data crunching. Stretchly Timer that reminds you to stretch. GBrainy Exercises for the brain. […]
Install NovelWriter in an isolated Environment with Pipx
novelWriter is a Python GUI program used for authoring novels and short stories. Pipx will isolate all the various libraries and source code without the need to create a virtual environment or simply installing in the system’s Python environment. For this how-to I will be installing on Fedora 37 but this should be a similar […]
Top Ten Open Source Software To Try In 2023
Bloggers like to write about the same open source software year in and year out. Most people already know about Blender, Gimp, and LibreOffice. I would like to introduce ten open source products I think deserve a mention. I actually use or test these on all my Linux machines. Most of the software listed here […]
Create an Apache, PHP, PostgreSQL DEV Container with Podman
I wanted to learn and create a web development container to play around in that will save me from installing all these tools locally on my day to day laptop. I have been messing around with Podman and I really like it. If you want to set this up as simple as possible this will […]
Containerize Calibre To Serve Up Your Books Using Podman.
That’s a mouthful. Anyway, I got bored last night and since I haven’t messed with Docker and such I decided what the hell. Well, Docker looked like it wanted my to create an account and maybe buy things later so I decided to play with Podman instead. Took me about an hour to figure it […]
A Short Story by OpenAI ChatGPT
This story was create by OpenAI’s ChatGPT, Image generated at NightCafe. Crazy.
PowerShell Code Written By ChatGPT AI.
I wrote a bash script for my son to convert his HEIC images to PNG so I decided to ask ChatGPT AI to do it in PowerShell for the hell of it. Well… I asked ChatGPT this question: “write a powershell script that will convert heic image files to png” Looks like it’s time to […]
Convert Apple HEIC to JPG on Linux with this simple Bash script.
This Bash script will convert Apple HEIC to JPG. It will also save you a little space without losing image quality in the process. It will delete HEIC files that were successfully converted so if you don’t want that, comment the rm line. If you just want to copy photos and movies from iPhone and […]
PowerShell Configuration Storage Module
This PowerShell configuration module will let you easily create, store, and retrieve configuration data in simple XML files. Of course there are a few ways to store config data for use in PowerShell scripts. One way is to save data structures and variable in a psd1 file and load direct, which is what I typical […]