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Trick to get New Skype for Linux working with alternate Microphone
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 27, 2017 — filed under: , ,
It took several false starts before I finally figured this out. The new Skype for Linux (2017) is no longer a separate dedicated application, it is a Chromium web app. This version of Skype has no options for changing default microphone! But, here's the trick...
Heartbroken about what Plone has become :-(
by Hawke Robinson published Jul 17, 2019 last modified Jan 20, 2020 09:30 PM — filed under: , ,
I have been involved with tech since the late 1970s when I first started programming. Fast-forward to the web, and content management systems and web applications, platforms, products, frameworks, etc. Plone has been a stellar solution up until the version 5.x line, and since then something seems to be going more and more "wrong" with the development and community, which breaks my heart...
NWN Linux Dedicated Server Running Maintaining and Updating
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 02, 2020 last modified May 07, 2020 10:03 PM — filed under:
Notes for running dedicated and persistent world Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition linux dedicated server.
Modifying Odoo Menu
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 29, 2021 last modified Aug 29, 2021 01:45 PM — filed under: , ,
An annoying issue with Odoo (Community Edition) (in all versions) is that the Odoo menu (back end) is out of order. Here are the steps to put it in the desired order.
Q4os Linux on Dell 2 in 1 XPS
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 11, 2019 last modified Feb 20, 2020 10:54 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Since Cent OS 7 was never able to fully support my hardware, and Cent OS 8 doesn't support any of the software I need (see the previous postings), I had to drop CentOS from laptop use. After some research I'm trying out Q4os to see if it can address both the hardware and software requirements. Here are notes on the process...
Neverwinter Nights and Cent OS 7 64 bit
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 27, 2019 last modified Nov 07, 2019 09:14 PM — filed under: ,
Neverwinter Nights Diamond, and more recently Enhanced Edition have been compatible with Linux since 2002. However Cent OS has some issues trying to install and run. This page lists some of the issues.
Green Light for Phase 2 of ZOE
by Hawke Robinson published Sep 11, 2017 last modified Sep 11, 2017 01:33 AM — filed under: , ,
This weekend received the okay to proceed with phase 2 of Zombie Orpheus Entertainment's platform development.
Cent OS 8 Linux on Dell XPS 2-in-1
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 09, 2019 last modified Dec 09, 2019 10:09 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Recently "upgraded" from Cent OS 7 on my Dell XPS 2 in 1 to Cent OS 8. This has a slew of challenges and differences from similar efforts with other distros. This page will be a capture of my notes.
[SOLVED] MacOS Wifi No Hardware Found Can't Get USB Wifi to Work Either
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 07, 2020 last modified Oct 28, 2020 12:38 AM — filed under: ,
Getting external wifi dongle to work with MacOS requires third-party software...
Critical Thinking About Microservices vs. Bandwagoneering - The Latest Buzzword Bingo: Microservices, Containerization, etc.
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 03, 2021 last modified Jun 03, 2021 11:54 PM — filed under:
Every profession is rife with buzzwords, and tech is replete with them. The specific details change, though the basics remain the same, and often recycle old-as-new every 20 years or so. This posting discusses the current bandwagon buzzwords about old-is-new microservices and monoliths primarily, though with some ancillary mentions regarding containerization, and more on Jitsi.