elementary os 5 Juno first look. What’s working, what’s not and what happens to be brand new with elementary os. This first look at elementary os 5 Juno includes some things to make upgrading a little easier, suggestions for the next release and list of features I think are simply fantastic.Get elementary OS – https://elementary.io/… Read more »
A fun romp through my digital music library and the tools I use to maintain it. Get mp3gain for Ubuntu from MartIn Wimpress: https://launchpad.net/~flexiondotorg/+archive/ubuntu/audio Ubuntu users should remove this package for best quality mp3 audio playback: sudo apt purge gstreamer1.0-fluendo-mp3 Please join the discussion at EzeeTalk. https://www.ezeelinux.com/talk/ It’s free, secure and fun! Please be sure to give… Read more »
Linux NVENC OBS Screen Capture. How does it compare to a USB hardware capture device? With select NVIDIA cards and a NVIDIA modern driver for Linux, my OBS installation is able to take advantage of GPU video capturing. OBS – https://obsproject.com/ NVIDIA SDK – https://developer.nvidia.com/nvidia-video-codec-sdk#Download Getting OBS to recognize NVENC/hardware encoding – https://gist.github.com/wizd3m/115df8a24eb80271a065196e914d1f75 Problematic HDMI… Read more »
Linux Accessibility For The Visually Impaired. I received a comment from Milton asking me about text to speech options in Linux. He also wanted to know what I recommended for audio dictation under Linux. The first option is indeed, using FoSS awesomeness. However the later relies on Google’s Web Speech API. Also, here is that… Read more »
Quest For The Perfect Linux Distro. Today the gang and I discuss what we’d like to see in the perfect Linux distro or any OS for that matter. Additionally, we also discuss what we really would love to see improved and can’t believe in 2018 remains a problem even to this day. Join the Hangouts,… Read more »
Linux Gaming With Valve Proton. The chat room and I discuss the development of a WINE port called Proton. Designed to allow Windows games to run on Linux with Steam, I share my experiences with it and provide a working demo as well. (Just a note. AC was running during the video. So yes, there… Read more »
HOW TO INSTALL LINUX MINT 19 PREPARATION 1. Create bootable DVD or USB media. * Download ISO image from https://linuxmint.com/ * You can burn a bootable DVD in Windows 7 and up simply by inserting a blank DVD and then double-clicking the ISO file. * Creating a bootable USB drive will require you to install… Read more »
Linux Mint 19 is just about put but it may not be as polished as we’re used to. I also ramble on about my experiences with some Ubuntu flavors. Linux Mint Monthly News post for June 2018: https://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=3590 Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! https://www.facebook.com/EzeeLinux Check out http://www.ezeelinux.com and for… Read more »
A look at who’s using Ubuntu and their hardware. For more: https://blog.ubuntu.com/2018/06/22/a-first-look-at-desktop-metrics Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! https://www.facebook.com/EzeeLinux Check out http://www.ezeelinux.com and for more about Linux.
Ever get confused where to find things in Linux and where programs get installed? I’ll explain what all the folders are for, and what’s in them! My Patreon : https://www.patreon.com/doriandotslash Music by MrGamer (@AndreasRohdin): https://soundcloud.com/gamermachine
Skimming Files Before You Grep Them
Grep is a utility to find string patterns in text files. I cannot show you all the magic that grep can perform. Often the stuff you want to find in a file is buried in a lot of crud you don’t want in the file. Web server files? Yeah. Those. Spreadsheets? Unfortunately, they get large… Read more »
Old iMac Ubuntu Studio Installation
On September 3rd, 2015 Joseph asked… Hi Matt, I have the opportunity to install Linux at work on a 5 year old iMac rarely used due to its age. My gut tells me I should go with Ubuntu Studio as it has access to just about every type of creative and office software imaginable upon… Read more »
Extracting and Organizing with Bash
Long week? Yeah, me too. I have my heavy metal Linux band in the motel room and no customers to attend to at the moment…let’s do some Bash scripting! Remember the “thumbnailing” script I did a few weeks ago? This is the script I use before doing thumbnails. It’s actually a bit more trippy and… Read more »
Ubuntu Is BORING! And I LOVE it!
I have a friend who has a passion for bicycle racing. He has teenage boys who do very well in the sport and have won a lot of races. One of his sons flew to Belgium to compete this last summer. As you can imagine, he was a very proud father. I once casually showed… Read more »
Have We Passed Peak Distro?
There have been a lot of news reports and blog posts that have been making waves in my pond lately: the too many Linux distros argument. I actually chimed in on this topic a few years ago by contributing with a post about how the landscape of Linux distros are like a garden. A garden… Read more »
Shazam Music Search Alternative For Linux
Growing up in a time of vinyl records and 8-track cassettes, it’s safe to say that I have an appreciation for music. Flash forward to today and we’re now able to enjoy any song we want, on demand! With music services provided by Amazon and independent sources, legally downloading music has never been so easy…. Read more »
Learning The Linux File System
Before we get started, let’s avoid any confusion. There are two meanings to the term “File System” in the wonderful world of computing: First, there is the system of files and the directory structure that all of your data is stored in. Second, is the format scheme that is used to write data on mass… Read more »
Open FOSS Training
Over the years, I’ve ranted and complained about the state of FOSS documentation and the barrier to entry for the casual user. With mixed success, I’ve championed various efforts to provide FOSS training and documentation. Recently, I was contacted by a friend of mine who has put together a team of individuals dedicated to providing… Read more »
Speeding Ahead with ZFS and VirtualBox
In total, I have about 20 virtual hosts I take care of across a few workstations. On one system alone, I keep five running constantly, doing builds and network monitoring. At work, my Ubuntu workstation has two Windows VMs I use regularly. My home workstation has about eight: a mix of Fedora(s) and Windows. A… Read more »
What Are Linux Meta-packages?
I was recently in a discussion about meta-packages, and realized many users don’t know what they are or what they do. So, let’s see if we can clear-up the mystery. Meta-packages in a nutshell A ‘meta-package’ is a convenient way to bulk-install groups of applications, their libraries and documentation. Many Linux distributions use them for… Read more »