How to Install RPMs on openSUSE

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 Discover Software Center and counterintuitively ignoring every error or warning message that pops up.

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Linux Friendly Cloud Services in 2020

Cloud services

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.

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