Quest for Gaming

Securing your Linux system

Since I recently performed a fresh Arch Linux install on brand new hardware, I decided to delve into a somewhat new topic for myself, security. I am not saying that I know nothing about computer security, but previously I never delved any deeper into the topic than learning security best practices. This was my journey to teach myself computer security on a slightly more advanced level. Please don't take this as a tutorial on how …

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Categories: Privacy, Linux, Open Source


New Computer 2020

I have only used laptops for the last ten years or so, primarily because I used to live in a very tiny apartment where I would actually struggle to fit a desktop computer. Now I find myself with slightly more space so I have been purchasing parts over the last few months. In May in finally had all the parts and built my first desktop computer in ten years. I've been using it for quite …

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Categories: Linux, Open Source


Arch Linux Philosophy

I've been using Arch Linux as my main operating system for close to 7 years now. Over the years I have seen a lot of people struggle with Arch Linux, and it would be a lie if I say that I also didn't struggle at first. When I first tried Arch Linux I was also fairly new to Linux in general, which means it was probably a bad choice on my part to try out …

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Slackware on Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ which I so far have not really done much with. I did install Retropie (link opens in a new tab) on it, which lets you emulate old game systems. However, I ended up not having any interest in actually using it for that purpose, probably since I can do that same on my regular computer. So I'm going for somehing else, something that interests me to a …

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vbfi - Visual Brainfuck Interpreter

When I got interested in the brainfuck programming language, I decided that one way to really get an idea for how the programming language works is to actually write an interpreter. For a more detailed look at the actual brainfuck programming language, check out my previous article on it.

If you don't know what an interpreter is, then let me give you the simple version of it. An interpreter can read code for a certain …

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Categories: Programming, Open Source


Linux for your home computer

Most people in this world is running Windows on their home computers. This is not surprising considering that pretty much all computers are sold with Windows pre-installed. Windows is intended to be easy to use for non-technical people, and if you are into games then it is definitely the easiest choice. Pretty much all games are made for Windows. Any support for other operating systems is mostly an afterthought for games, if such support is …

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Categories: Privacy, Linux, Open Source


GNU is 35 years old

GNU LogoGNU just turned 35! If you don't know what GNU is, it can be briefly explained as a collection of computer software. All the system tools and software that Linux distributions use is GNU. For this reason, there are a lot of people that believe it is incorrect to say just Linux, but instead you should refer to it as GNU/Linux. After all, Linux is the kernel while the rest of the operating system is …

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Categories: Programming, Linux, Open Source