Don’t Buy The Freedom Phone
First there was Freedom Fries. Then Freedom Toast. Now there is the privacy promising Freedom Phone that promises liberation from Big Tech. Is the Freedom Phone really the bastion of liberty that it promises to be? Let’s dig in.
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.
Open Source Android Launchers 2020
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 […]
OpenSUSE Leap 15.3 Getting Started Guide
The latest release of openSUSE Leap 15.3 brings the stability of SUSE Linux Enterprise to the community distro.
Getting Started with openSUSE Tumbleweed in 2020
OpenSUSE easily remains my favorite Fedora alternative. Its a fast, feature filled, professional Linux distribution with strong corporate backing and awesome developers.
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.
How To Ditch YouTube
YouTube is a the primary video sharing site on the Internet. It is full of helpful tutorials, commentary, funny videos, and strange content. For most purposes, its hard not to use YouTube. If I’m repairing my ’04 Expedition, where do I turn first? YouTube. Putting new flooring down? YouTube. Following the election? YouTube. Watching turkey […]
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.
12 Open Source Apps To Try
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. […]