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What Caught my Eye – Week Ending July 30, 2022

A little late on posting last weeks note as I have been sequestered in doing some deep strategy work at D&B. This week I discuss the loss of the 27th letter of the alphabet driven by cost efficiencies. A cold war era spy story ends up being a sad RomCom without the Com. KDE environments will be finding themselves without the milk or caffiene for their lattes. Bear Grylls takes on a different kind of fire and alot of excitement around the NFL Streaming Service!

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Hardware Linux

Linux Laptops – The complete List

This post is an attempt to make things easy for the Linux enthusiast who is looking for a comprehensive list of manufacturers who specifically make and tailor to Linux optimized laptops and servers. Sure, there is a school of thought that says that most of the fun is doing your own custom build, distro and desktop combo. But some people just want to use and go!

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What Caught my Eye – Week Ending July 8, 2022

This week we cover The Mail Client Blues in From Mail drops to Continued Tear Drops. Go down memory lane with Nolan Bushnell. Wonder what kind of brain short circuit is happening at Radio Shack.
I share some things to pre-buy in your next build and we conclusively prove that a boat is a hole in the water you throw money into.

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Hardware Linux

The HP Dev One: Another Play date with Linux? or an evolving change in direction for System 76?

News breaking that HP will be announcing their HP Dev One laptop. An AMD-based 14 inch laptop running the Pop!_OS Ubuntu distribution targeted at the $1099 price point. With 16GB, an AMD Ryzen Pro processor and a 1TB NVME drive. It doesnt sound too bad. Most of my information is coming from liliputing, Phoronix, BetaNews […]

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My new Daily Driver: The XPS 15 9520
Hardware Linux

My new daily driver

Occasionally I get asked about my personal “daily driver” laptop. For those of you who dont know me – I work almost exclusively in Linux for my day to day machine. Sure I have a company-issued Windows laptop and an additional home machine that I use for windows-y exclusive things but I just find that […]

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Linux WIFI

Helpful: Getting Intel Killer Wifi 6 interfaces to work on Linux via back-porting.

This is more for my personal use as I needed a place to drop this ,but if its helpful for you – enjoy! I have been fiddizzling with a Dell XPS 15 and trying to get a modern version of Kubuntu to work on it. Its been a challenge somewhere between the bios, the kernel, […]

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Linux Technology Well Being Work Stuff

Teams Comes to Linux

As many of you know my primary machine for both work and fun is a Linux box. For most work related things I just use the VMWARE Horizon client to get what I need done in my normal work environment. The reality is that my life resembles a frantic split-brained set of efforts that require […]

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Linux Useful Tech

Running your own private Certificate Authority + RFC8555 delivery

In announcement today via blog by Mike Malone, Small Step announced version v0.13.0 which will allow you to essentially build and run your own ACME based Certificate Authority. While I have not played with this yet, I can tell you that this is a functionality I have been looking for across a couple of personal […]

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Linux Laptop - System 76 DarterPro
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A New Linux Laptop

After an incredibly long run, it was time for me to get a new Linux laptop. A System76 Darter Pro.

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