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 […]
Surface Pro 7+ Touchscreen and Stylus Configuration in Ubuntu 22.04
Instructions on how to setup mult-touch and stylus on Surface Pro 7+ / 8 with Ubuntu 22.04
Copy playlists from Lollipop music player on Linux to iPhone
Copy music on Linux to iPhone the easy way with this simple script and Lollipop music player.
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.
Garuda KDE Dr4g0nized is beautiful!
I was running Manjaro on my son’s older Asus ROG and he complained about game performance so it has been sitting. I was wanting to check out Garuda so I installed it today on his Asus. I only had a few hiccups once installed and was rather forced to install the Dr460ized version – I […]
Scribus 1.5.5 Book Cover Tutorial Video
I wanted to give Scribus another try and had some downtime today. I used it eariler in the year to create a book cover for a friend’s family member who publishes on Amazon. This time I wanted to refresh myself and learn a bit more so why not record a video to show the compete […]
List of Linux IDEs with GUI designers.
Are looking to develop GUI applications on Linux but don’t really want the tediousness of hand coding the interface? Here is a list of IDEs or visual designers with WYSIWYG ability. Many of these tools also run on Windows and/or Mac and can compile for all three platforms with a few including arm and smart […]
OpenMW is an attempt to reimplement the popular role playing game Morrowind. It aims to be a fully playable, open source implementation of the game. You must own Morrowind to use OpenMW. To give you a better idea of what this project is about, here are some of the aims for the future of OpenMW: […]