Blog Posts

Here you will find various writings on subjects which I deem interesting enough to write about. That typically includes web development, miscellaneous programming with python and the Godot game engine, and linux things.

If you wish to discuss anything you read here, feel free to open an issue over at the Github source of this blog.

  1. Rebasing to Fedora Silverblue 37 With Firefox Removed


    rpm-ostree override reset firefox
    rpm-ostree rebase fedora:fedora/37/x86_64/silverblue
    rpm-ostree override remove firefox firefox-langpacks


    With Fedora 37, the Firefox package has been split into two, firefox and firefox-langpacks.

    Some people choose to remove the base Firefox in favour of the Flatpak, but this …

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  2. Setting up a C IDE for an Autotools Project

    Coming from the world of interpreted languages (Python, Javascript, PHP) I am used to just opening a project in an IDE and having it Just Work™. I'm currently teaching myself to code in C, and have spent more time than I would like to admit just getting an IDE set …

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  3. Improving Fedora Silverblue's Toolbox Prompt

    Fedora Silverblue uses a read-only /usr folder, meaning software should be installed via other means. One of those means is via Podman containers using a tool called Toolbox (which is being renamed Toolbx).

    When you enter one of these Toolbox containers, your prompt gains a small pink dot and the …

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  4. Using Fedora Silverblue for a more secure development machine

    I'd been having a few problems with my three-year-old install of OpenSuse Leap on my work laptop, and this seemed like the perfect excuse for a clean re-install. So, I backed up my important files and replaced the drive with a fresh, encrypted install of Fedora Silverblue. There have also …

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  5. Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Review - Linux

    I recently bought myself a Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Pro (bit of a mouthful of a name!) and have put Fedora Silverblue on it. This post will be a short review of my experience after 3 weeks.


    Here's the output of neofetch, which contains info about the CPU, GPU …

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  6. Installing Linux on a Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Pro

    Short post to help anyone else who is trying to get Linux working on a Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Pro (Intel).

    The machine did not work perfectly out-of-the-box for me, even on a very new Kernel (5.15, Fedora Silverblue).

    The keyboard does not work properly after booting, and the …

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  7. Installing Fedora Alongside Windows 10 Dual Boot

    I've recently installed Fedora Silverblue on my Gaming Laptop, the last of my machines running Windows 10. Getting it installed to dual boot took quite a few attempts, so I'll document here how to set it up successfully.

    If you haven't already, you will need to clear some space on …

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  8. Books I Read In 2021

    One of my goals for 2021 was to read more, and I've been fairly successful at carving out an hour and a half per night, five nights a week, to read.

    Here is just a dump of all of the books I read this year, mostly for my own sake …

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