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 […]

Create an Apache, PHP, PostgreSQL DEV Container with Podman

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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 […]

Pipewire Install on Manjaro 21.2.1, Updated instructions.

DISTRIB_ID=ManjaroLinuxDISTRIB_RELEASE=21.2.1DISTRIB_CODENAME=QonosKERNEL=5.15.12-1-MANJARO The procedure is similar to my previous install example. I used the graphical software installer to replace pulseaudio with pipewire. I also have Pipewire running on Pop! OS 21.10 following this. I uninstalled all installed pulseaudio products. This will also remove plasma-pa and KDEConnect. I then installed everything labeled pipewire including the 32bit pieces. […]

Simple Sort Enabled Paginated ASP Table

I don’t do a lot of web development, certainly when I do it’s in PHP running in Apache and not C# ASP in IIS. But recently I had to build some tools in ASP using C# to replace my older Python/Apache site. I am learning as I go; although, I have done things in the […]

Installing Yabridge on Manjaro

How to easily install and configure Yabridge VST on Manjaro. Yabridge is a tool that allows Windows VSTs to run on Linux as transparent as possible. It requires Wine to be installed.