OpenSUSE remains my favorite Fedora alternative.
OpenSUSE easily remains my favorite Fedora alternative. Its a fast, feature filled, professional Linux distribution with strong corporate backing and awesome developers.
This getting started guide will help quickly set up Fedora 33 after a fresh install. It is my personal cheat sheet and I reference it for my own system.
Sometimes Linux distros just fail and openSUSE is no exception. This is my experience attempting to install software in openSUSE Leap 15.2 using One Click Install and RPMs.
Update: a partial solution.
There’s no such thing as bad PR, right? US Attorney General William Barr accused Apple, Alphabet, and Microsoft of working directly with the Chinese government. Reuters reports on the three tech giants’ involvement with the Chinese Communist Party. While I don’t buy into hype and hysteria, tech companies have shown a strong willingness to work … Read more
While its easy to run open source software on Linux (its comes preinstalled!), it may not be so obvious on Android. There are free and open source apps available for just about everything on Android. Being FOSS though doesn’t make an app great. Like their closed source cousins, there’s a lot of mediocre apps available. … Read more
Pop!_OS has quickly become a popular alternative to Ubuntu. PC builder System76 bases Pop!_OS on Ubuntu but makes careful choices to improve the user experience out of box. While all of these commands should carry over to Ubuntu 20.04, Pop!_OS requires less initial setup than a comparable Ubuntu system. This getting started guide will help you you start using your system faster.
While there are more manufacturers offering stock Android like OnePlus or Nokia, many still offer bloated launchers by default. Other launchers have been available for years. They can add various levels of customization or simplicity. A launcher can even speed up your phone. True to Hacking the Hike, all of the launchers on this list … Read more
There are so many cloud services, its practically raining them. Bah duh. Awful dad joke aside, there are countless cloud services that allow for seamless syncing from device to device. What is lacking, however, is Linux compatible services. Most popular services like Google Drive, OneDrive, or iCloud only work with Windows and MacOS. Being the FOSS friendly folks that we are, we wouldn’t really want to rely on those anyway.
Every service on this list offers a native Linux client. Not some work around. Not a paid third party application. Only legit Linux compatible programs.