Tag: BOINC

So, Did Manjaro Quit Working for You Today?

 seasoned_geek  September 16, 2022  1 Comment on So, Did Manjaro Quit Working for You Today?

Manjaro quit working today, but it is Friday. Did I deploy my tried and true embedded systems root cause analysis skills? Hell no! It’s Friday and it was working before I turned it off to connect it to a KVM….

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LinuxLite 5.4 to 5.8 Upgrade Breaks NVidia

 seasoned_geek  July 17, 2022

If you are using the easy update button on LinuxLite to upgrade from 5.4 to 5.8 be warned the upgrade breaks NVidia support. It’s not a hard break, just a stupid one. Kids need to learn the mantra CI/CD ==…

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How to Install Jed from AUR on Manjaro Linux

 seasoned_geek  January 14, 2021  1 Comment on How to Install Jed from AUR on Manjaro Linux

One of the things most new (and even seasoned) users of Linux find frustrating is the organization of repositories. Linux is supposed to be the same yet when you want to install the jed text editor on Manjaro you have…

Boinc on Majaro

 seasoned_geek  January 3, 2021  1 Comment on Boinc on Majaro

Historically, Boinc on Majaro has been a trail of tears for most users. Most other distros do a fine job of packaging Boinc for their flavor of Linux, but Majaro, not so much. There is always a bunch of manual…

Breaching TLS/SSL

 seasoned_geek  October 2, 2019

In some large part this essay is a follow-on to the “You Are the Security Breach” essay. It’s a result of a knock-down drag-out I got into on a technology mailing list. True I have quite a discussion about security…