Right before Thanksgiving, one of the hard drives in my server started get noisy… very noisy. Fearing the worst, I did a backup, and shutdown the server until I had time to investigate further… and likely replace the drive. That time came this past week.
Applications can leave their junk files all over the place. While I
appreciate that all of the
"conflict" files are there to
help me when things go wrong… sometimes I just want to clean up my
file system. So… here is a simple string of commands I often use to declutter
I’ve been using
pass to manage my passwords for quite some time.
During the early days of use, I occasionally had difficulty configuring it on
new machines, but those days appear to be long gone. It is a simple, generic,
yet flexible system. Here’s how to get started.
Over the past few years (particularly after moving to the T470 as my main device), I have been anticipating what my next desktop workstation build will look like. For a period of time, I was convinced that I would build a muti-socket, used xeon build. Then, in 2017 AMD released their Ryzen series CPUs…
Extending a laptop’s screen to an external display can often be a nightmare. Sometimes, it might be best to just hit the reset button and configure from scratch. With KDE Plasma 5, you can. Here’s how.