Pop!_OS Multi-DPI Support

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The Problem I use a System76 Galago Pro as my laptop. I love it. Their hardware and software play together extremely well, a refreshing change from some of my prior Linux driver experience. I used to use a 2012 MacBook Pro Retina running Arch Linux, and the System76 machine is much nicer (from a driver… Continue reading Pop!_OS Multi-DPI Support

Installing Android Studio on Pop!_OS (Or Ubuntu)

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Android Studio provides easy downloads for Linux users, but installing that way loses the benefit of being managed by your package manager. I always try to find .deb or PPA methods of installing software (On Debian-derived distros) so that I can manage all of my basic software with one tool. I've found that manually installing… Continue reading Installing Android Studio on Pop!_OS (Or Ubuntu)

Kinesis Freestyle 2 and Linux, Part 2: The Userspace Fix

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I have a Kinesis Freestyle 2 Keyboard. I love it, but the volume control keys are not Linux-compatible by default. I'm trying to make them work anyway. Please Note: This is the second post in a series about solving this. I highly recommend reading the previous post in this series for context before continuing here.… Continue reading Kinesis Freestyle 2 and Linux, Part 2: The Userspace Fix

Kinesis Freestyle 2 and Linux, Part 1: Debugging

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Like many of my readers, I spend a lot of time typing. This wasn't historically a problem for me, but in April of this year I started having wrist pain after typing for a while. I searched around for things that I could do to alleviate this, and I wound up taking two steps: I… Continue reading Kinesis Freestyle 2 and Linux, Part 1: Debugging