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Installing MATLAB on Fedora 34

If you’re like me and you need to use MATLAB and you run Fedora, you would have likely ran into some issues with launching MATLAB. For instance, when you go to run file with ./install , you will get this error: It took me quite a long time to find a swift and easy solution […]

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Installing WiFi Driver For Realtek 802.11ac on Linux (0bda:c811)

So you just purchased one of those 802.11ac USB WiFi cards but it’s not working on Linux. Not to worry, I’ve compiled a list of steps to get it working on your Fedora or Debian based distribution. If you’re on Arch Linux or a derivative, the steps will be similar but you’ll have to use […]

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Fixing Flatpak GTK Theme Integration Issues

So I’ve been playing around with some GTK themes recently, one that took my attention was “WhiteSur” which is a theme inspired by Apple’s “Big Sur” design style. Anyhow, one thing I came across was that you need to tell Flatpak where to look for themes. By default, your options are to install the Flatpak […]

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Fixing the “Add New Plugins” Button Not Showing (WordPress)

So I’ve came across an issue when working on a WordPress website where the “Add New Plugins” button wouldn’t show. I also couldn’t add any themes or update WordPress. After much digging, I found out that there are two lines which need to be set to false in order for the website to behave. Such […]

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Fixing The Nextcloud Quota Configuration Error

So I run an instance of Nextcloud on my VPS and it’s been very reliable until today where I ran into error 500. This tells me there is a configuration error on the server so I went digging. Looking at the logs, there appears to be not enough space on the system according to the […]

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How To Install Bitwig Studio on Fedora

Bitwig Studio is a professional digital audio workstation (DAW) that happens to be cross-platform. Although it isn’t free, for those who want to use a Linux-friendly DAW with a predictable workflow (similar to Ableton), look no further. I’m not sponsored by Bitwig, I simply enjoy recording and making music with this wonderful program. They support […]

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Install Notion Web App on Linux!

I recently got into Notion.so and I must say, it’s a blast to use! Notion for those of you who don’t know is a personal notebook / todo list / journalling thing that is really handy for people who want to take digital notes. It’s cross-platform and has markdown support however they don’t officially support […]

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Setup Python and Visual Studio Code on Fedora Linux (Video)

If you’re looking to get started in Python development and are running Linux, I’d highly recommend you use Visual Studio Code. Not only does it give you a good platform to do debugging but you also benefit from endless extensions to tailor it to your workflow.

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How to view login failures on your Linux server (Sysadmin Tips)

So you’re SSHing to your remote server and you noticed there were thousands of failed attempts to get into your server since your last login. What can you do about it? Well, you can use a SSH key and disable password login. You can also use a different port to make it a bit more […]

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Updating My ThinkPad E480’s BIOS On Linux

It has been almost a year since I last updated my BIOS on my ThinkPad. I recently found out that there were a few improvements to performance and efficiency. I always thought BIOS updates were only possible through Windows but today I found a helpful tutorial on updating the BIOS without booting into Windows. In […]