How to Fix Archlinux When it Breaks

Here's how to fix your Arch Linux system if it breaks after you do a system upgrade. I suggest you bookmark this page on your smartphone so you can access this page easily even if you can't access your computer (because it won't boot anymore). Sometimes, after doing a routine system update/upgrade of Archlinux it breaks.... Continue Reading →

Blown Away and Elated

I'm just frankly blown away. Here I am, 65 years old, been using Linux for 20 years, and never used Arch Linux before. It was too difficult to install, I thought. But in the end it just took some YouTube videos to tutor me, and I followed the steps, and now here I am. I... Continue Reading →

When is enough enough?

I'm not old. Sixty five. I look younger, but how much more time do I have? Twenty three years from now will be the age my father died. Thirty-four years from now will be the age my mother died. I still have some time. Right? I notice, however, that I think about "the end" a... Continue Reading →

Fedora 28 can’t play DVDs

I'm a 20 year Linux veteran. I've been using the KDE spin of Fedora 28 workstation for a while now, and I just discovered I can't play commercial DVDs! Now it seems to me this is a pretty important thing to do. I've already installed a bunch of packages and still I can't get VLC,... Continue Reading →

Where in the Linux world did I wind up?

#Fedora #UbuntuStudio #Kubuntu If you didn't read my blog post yesterday, you should know that I have installed Linux hundreds of times over the years. Lately I was quite happy in my KDE spin of Fedora 27 come 28. That is until I discovered the night before last that I could not play a Johnny... Continue Reading →

Fedora to Ubuntu Studio

I felt very secure inside of my Fedora KDE spin. I've used it for a few months now and felt very happy. I only ran into a snag last night when I discovered that I can't play a DVD on my computer. Now I am no newbie to Linux, and naturally I searched the internet... Continue Reading →

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