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Technology addict, Linux enthusiast, musician, and writer. Currently reviving my imagination from a coma. Also an American in Croatia.

Surprise! GPU mining from home is profitable again.

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You may have noticed that everyone under the sun is talking about Bitcoin following its meteoric rise to $30,000. But far less people are talking about GPU mining. Maybe because the idea of turning on your computer and having it magically generate…

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As both an operating system and a community, Linux has been a major, positive force for the last 3 years of my personal and professional life. So I wanted to consolidate the reasons it appeals to me.

This post isn’t about proclaiming that Linux is the perfect solution for everyone

The short version: traditional web publishing is dying, and there are sweeping changes coming to Medium (again). Because you deserve to read what you choose, and not have an algorithm choose for you, I’m moving the majority of my written content to a free email newsletter called Tech For Everyone.

I can tell you exactly when I became obsessed with computers. The year was 1985 and I was a kid growing up in Clovis, California. My stepdad owned a PC tech support company called NSI. …

Ditch your daily driver OS and try something new.

Nearly three years ago I gleefully dove down the Linux rabbit hole and haven’t looked back. While doing so has positively affected both my personal and professional life, I’ve repeatedly found myself stuck inside something I’ll call the “Ubuntu Comfort Bubble.”

For those about to Nuke and Pave, Canonical salutes you.

A prototype screen for the refreshed Ubuntu Desktop installer

As a rabid distro-hopper with a ton of machines and bottomless curiosity, I’m 95-percent positive I’m way more critical of installers than most people. But the installer also happens to be a person’s first taste of a Linux distro.


As I write this, a single Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti graphics card is capable of much more than delivering a quality 1440p gaming experience. It’s also capable of earning you $4.22 USD in profit per day from mining cryptocurrency such as Ethereum.

That’s a big deal, because at $399 MSRP…

All aboard the hype train, but pack some cautious optimism.

Here’s a potentially unpopular opinion: despite loving Linux, I’m not willing to use a Linux-powered mobile operating system unless it looks and feels fantastic. It’s why I’m not enamored with Ubuntu Touch. …

Let’s begin with a sobering observation. Despite two straight years of incredible advancements in Linux gaming — including going from 0 to 6000+ Windows-only games playable on the Steam for Linux client — that progress has barely moved the needle for Linux adoption. …

Here’s some cool Linux gaming news you may have missed over the holiday: Sony has written and published an official Linux driver for its new PlayStation 5 DualSense controller.

This update represents 1400 additional lines of code that have been added to the existing “hid-playstation” kernel-level driver. …

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