Camp Hacks: How to Easily Season Cast Iron
Cast iron cookware is a popular choice for camping. Cast iron is extremely durable and can handle the high heat of a campfire.
Best Beginner Linux Distros in 2020
These Linux distros are simple to install, ready to work, and easy to use.
How to Install RPMs on openSUSE
I may have been harsh and quick to judge openSUSE when I said it failed to install RPMs. I may have even taken a lot of heat for it. Okay, a lot of heat. Non repository RPMs will install on openSUSE but it is not as straightforward as it should be. It involves ignoring KDE’s […]
OpenSUSE Software Install Failures
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.
Camp Differently with Hipcamp
Camping in an established campground is fun and convenient. There is usually electricity and running water. Shower houses are nearby. Most have a metal ring ready for a fire. Growing up, this was the only way to camp. I discovered backpacking late in my teens and I loved the feeling of adventure. As a dad […]
Android 11 Removing the Camera Picker
Android 11 is removing the ability to select a default camera. Before 11, users could select a default camera the same way they could select a default browser. If the user preferred GCam over the stock camera, it could be set as the system wide default.
How to Install Firefox Beta on Ubuntu
Mozilla Firefox is a speedy, light open source web browser built for multiple platforms including Ubuntu Linux. Ubuntu does a great job updating to the latest version of Firefox. If the latest stable isn’t latest enough, the Mozilla Team has an official PPA for Firefox Beta.
Tecumseh Trail, Indiana
The Tecumseh Trail is a 43 mile moderately challenging trek through Southern Indiana. Its not especially difficult as the hills are not steep and water can be easily obtained. There is limited camping along the trail.
Top Reasons to Choose Pop!_OS
Pop!_OS came out of nowhere and overnight everyone was running it. It was the wunderkind of Linux distros. The darling of Reddit. The slayer of DistroWatch. Maybe I’m exaggerating slightly. Pop!_OS has quickly gained popularity among Linux fans though and for good reasons.
Another Reason to Ditch Google
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 […]