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Every time that I install a new distro, I have to jump through a few hoops in order to play videos from Netflix in Firefox. Since I just did this for the seventh time yesterday, I decided to record the proper steps for my own future reference. These steps work on the latest version of… Continue reading Netflix in Firefox on Pop!_OS
I've been emulating older games on my desktop for a while now, and I like to use a PS3 controller for games that expect the player to have a controller. I feel that I should share the procedure that I use to connect the controller via bluetooth, as I discovered the trick mostly by serendipity.… Continue reading Connecting a Sony PS3 Controller to Ubuntu Linux
I teach a lecture on object-oriented programming in Java, and I spend a lot of time writing code in my favorite terminal editor, kakoune, in front of my class. My students asked me to find a utility that I like for displaying the keys that I press so that they can learn the commands and… Continue reading Killing screenkey on Lock
After a few more months of contemplation and some helpful suggestions from Ed Nisley (you can check out his blog here), I have discovered a viable way to automate running the userspace driver for my keyboard when it is plugged in. I've already had to tangle with udev once during this project, so it came… Continue reading Kinesis Freestyle 2 and Linux, Part 4: Automation
I love my System76 Galago Pro. I've had it since last summer, and it has been a great portable workstation. I must admit, however, that it isn't perfect. The whole time that I've been using this laptop, it's fan has been hyperactive. It would spin up for seemingly any reason, and the machine would heat… Continue reading System76 Galago Pro Graphics Performance with Pop!_OS
I like to run Arch Linux on my System76 Galago Pro, but I've had some strange problems with wifi networks. After a minute (or sometimes less) of being connected to the network, I would suddenly lose my link-layer connection. Looking at my kernel log, I would see the following: I don't know about anyone else,… Continue reading Fixing Arch Linux Intel Wireless Connectivity Problems