Category: Linux

I will be at Ohio Libre Free (OLF) Dec 2 and 3

To Speak and Sign My Books I will be attending Ohio Libre Free (formerly Ohio LinuxFest) to speak and to do a book signing. OLF will be held on Friday and Saturday, December 2 and 3 at the Hilton Columbus…

Saving Old Computers – and the planet

I have written about how Linux can keep old computers running and out of landfills or recycling streams. My most recent article is “How Linux rescues slow computers (and the planet),” at Opensource.com and it discusses one of my computers…

DigitalBridge to be at Wake Forest Job Fair

Digital Bridge will be participating in the next Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce Job Fair. Make sure you stop by and check out what opportunities we have available to help advance your career or business. Check out the DigitalBridge…

My Next Book

Linux for Small Business Owners: Using Free and Open Source Software to Power Your Dreams by David Both, Cyndi Bulka My next book, Linux for Small Business Owners: Using Free and Open Source Software to Power Your Dreams, with co-author…

MasterFrame update

I have done some additional hacking on my primary workstation after initial installation in the CoolerMaster MasterFrame 700. The picture shows the current state. There will never be a final result because this frame just cries out to try new…

New Case for my Primary Workstation

I just rebuilt my primary workstation in a new frame, the CoolerMaster MasterFrame 700. This is not a review but I just want to show it off a little. This is an amazing frame for a gaming computer or a…

Creating test files

Some of my books and articles require you to create some files for testing. This can be done easily from the command line. Open a terminal session on your desktop. Copy the line below from this post. Paste it into…

Download problems with “Using and Administering Linux – Zero to SysAdmin” files

Some files for experiments do not download properly It was brought to my attention by reader Benjamin Robertson that experiments that use the wget command to download files from GItHub result in unusable files. This is due to an error…

Fedora 35 First Look

It has been a while since I posted anything here. For that I apologize, but I have been busy with a number of projects and life in general. I do think the release of Fedora 35 today does deserve a…