Maybe, you’ve bought a new computer, and you want to move your application settings from the old PC to the new one. Maybe your friend wishes to have the same configuration files that you use, but he lives on the other side of the planet. Perhaps you updated some settings at home, but need a quick way to transfer them to your machine at work? Forget ZIP files, email, Dropbox or USB sticks - a git bare repository for managing your dotfiles could just be what you’re looking for.
I was working in GIMP today on some large images, and the one thing that was bugging me, was how long it was taking me to find the tools I needed on the toolbar. The multi-column toolbar (which is set as default in GIMP) was slowing me down, and the width of it was taking up space that I could use for editing or painting. Having used a lot of image editing software over the years, I’ve grown to like just having one single column for tools.
I’ve been playing around more with AI tools, and recently discovered a fun way to use your voice to talk to a “conversational AI”. The cool thing about it, is that it can respond back to you using its own voice. This uses (NLP) natural language processing, which is the ability for computers to understand meaning from spoken language. oobabooga! I’ve been using the “text-generation-webui” by “oobabooga”, which is a “gradio” web UI for running “Large Language Models”.
You may have heard about a little thing called ChatGPT in the news lately. Some say it may be the end of humanity! Others, that it will make everyone unemployed, and our children will be watering crops with sports drinks! While these concerns are debatable, the topic of artificial intelligence is hard to avoid these days. So, I wanted to play around with an AI chatbot on my local PC and see what all the fuss is about.
So, you’ve pressed play on The Sims 4 on Steam on Linux, and, annoyingly, you find that the game simply won’t load! The game loaded fine yesterday, but now it’s not working! You’ve probably uninstalled and reinstalled the game only to find that the same thing happens again and again over time. You’ve probably spent long hours customising your Sims, or have a bunch of mods installed which you don’t want to lose.
We’ve all done it! We did an update to our system and somehow manage to break GRUB! Now your system won’t boot and your probably feeling a bit lost as to what to do to fix it. In this guide, I hope to show that all is not lost, and that there is a way to salvage your system back to a bootable state. First, don’t worry. Secondly, before you panic and try “Balrog your way past GRUBdolf!
In the post-apocalyptic world of DayZ , you must fight off the infected, other players, wild animals and even the environment in order to survive. The landscape is overrun, and you must learn to scavenge and manage your resources wisely, or you will perish. You’ll encounter other players as you adventure across the land, but will you choose to kill or team up with strangers in order to survive? DayZ (AKA DayZ Standalone) is a multiplayer third-person open-world zombie survival game created for Windows by Bohemia Interactive.
📝 This is an old post. You can now install yacreader-bin instead of yacreader. YACReader is a cool cross-platform digital comic book reader. This has been my go-to comic reader on Linux for many years. It has a lot of handy features: Support for a wide range of digital file formats: rar, zip, cbr, cbz, cb7, tar, pdf, 7z, jpeg, gif, png. Support for single/double page reading and full screen mode.