Tag: linux

  • The iPad isn’t a Mac

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    Jason Snell speaking about the reveal of what would become the M series chips in the iPad Pro: But that boast also drew the iPad into direct comparisons with PC laptops, and while its sheer hardware power might have defeated most of those laptops, power isn’t everything. It’s what you do with the power. And…

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  • macOS and 27″ 4k Screens

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    Matt’s quick tangent on 4k screens is right up my alley. Rewind a few years to when the Studio Display released and there was a very frustrating conversation at the time about what “real Mac users” demand from a display. There were countless podcasts and blog posts about how a 4K 27″ monitor may be…

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  • Disable Super P in Gnome 45 to Stop Resetting Your Monitors

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    Since I’ve moved my control keys to the home row I’ve had an issue where I hold a key too long and accidentally reset all my monitors. That leaves me with a system that is unusable until I head back to settings and reorganize my screens. After some research today, the keyboard command was Super…

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  • Cross-platform offline documentation

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    For years I’ve relied on Dash to provide offline documentation for coding projects. Unfortunately, the excellent Dash app is not available cross-platform which means I’ve started using Zeal for offline access to coding documentation. Add Docs to Zeal To add documentation to Zeal click the button provided when you open the application. Then search through…

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  • Cider – A Comprehensive Apple Music Client for Linux Windows and macOS

    Cider – A Comprehensive Apple Music Client for Linux Windows and macOS

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    Most of the devices in my house are Apple which means I pay for Apple One for the whole family to listen to music, play games, and have adequate storage for devices1. But with moving to Fedora Linux on one of my computers to work I no longer have access to Apple’s first party Music…

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  • How to Access Synology in Fedoras Terminal

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    I had to move a bunch of files over from macOS to my Framework laptop, including a bunch of node stuff that just wasn’t copying via the standard file browser in Fedora 37. This means I turned to rsync which will just work to copy any amount of files, and can resume itself. Where is…

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  • Opening My Workflows to Break System Lock in and Tracking

    Opening My Workflows to Break System Lock in and Tracking

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    For about 10 years now I’ve been a happy Apple user, though lately I’ve been less happy with at least some of their offerings. My biggest issue lately has been that I don’t like their laptop line at all. Even if I was to ignore the keyboard woes plaguing their butterfly keyboards, I don’t think…

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  • Episode 1 – Andrea R

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    The inagural episode of Your Workflow. Today I interview @andrea_r. We talk about her work with WordPress and WordPressMU and the tools she uses to get her job done. We even delve a bit into what her husband @wpmuguru uses, as a core committer to the WordPress project for WordPress 3.0. [podcast]http://www.archive.org/download/YourWorkflowEpisode1andrea_r/yourworkflow-001-andrea-r.mp3[/podcast]

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  • Designing for Small Screens

    Designing for Small Screens

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    Netbooks are becoming very popular today because of the price and the true needs of 90% of the computing population. Most people are just checking their email, getting on Facebook, tweeting a bit and maybe wordprocessing. Most people don’t need anywhere near the horse power provided by fullsize laptops and desktops. Even for myself the…

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  • The Best Windows Ruby on Rails Setup Part 2

    The Best Windows Ruby on Rails Setup Part 2

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    This is the second part to getting a Windows machine set up for Ruby on Rails Development by having Ubuntu running inside Virtualbox. View Part 1 here. Today’s screencast will walk through installing Ruby, rubygems 1.3.5 and Rails with rubygems, and SqLite3 as well as installing my preferred code editor Komodo Edit. Watch the screencast…

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