I’ve been silent on the subject of COVID-19 and it’s not something I really want to get into now either. However, this past week I’ve been sick, really sick. Sicker than I’ve been in a long time. …

Responsive image gallery

Fixing the issue that was introduced in the last post and adding thumbnail support for faster loading.

In the last post we added a lightbox style image viewer that would open the image in a pop up lightbox style view. It was pretty simple but it also broke the responsiveness of the site by hard coding in some size values. …

Is it possible the Fedora Silverblue distro has solved the biggest problem preventing the “year of the Linux desktop”?

I’ve said in the past that the biggest problem hindering Linux from reaching the often mentioned “year of the Linux desktop” is also something that is often touted as one of the biggest benefits of Linux.

It’s choice. After all, there are thousands of possible distributions of Linux and each…

Photography

and why it matters that you know it

I’m sure you’ve noticed that your camera has the ability to meter a scene and decide what it thinks is the best exposure settings for that scene. This is how it works in any automatic mode or semi-automatic mode you might operate your camera in. …

Learn how to cold brew coffee for a less bitter taste and higher caffeine content.

During the colder months having a hot coffee can be a great way to warm up on a cold morning but what about mid summer when it gets hot? Maybe you’re lucky enough to live in a place where it never really gets hot, if so, I’m jealous. …

Let’s look at the new changes available in the newly released Darktable 3.8

At the end of December 2021 a new release of my go to RAW processing software Darktable came out. Let’s see what’s new in Darktable 3.8

New Shortcut System

Darktable 3.8 introduces a new shortcut system. …

Is such a thing even possible?

It should be no surprise that I am a Linux user and I have been for many years. I was introduced to Slackware 1 many many years ago and have been a user since. I’ve seen it’s transition for it’s early days to what it is today, and it’s hard…

As we become more aware of the need for climate change and how years of manufacturing and pollution has potentially damaged our planets climate we have begun to look at cleaner alternatives to current vehicles.

A majority of vehicles currently on our roads are using internal combustion engines that burn…

Tim Wells

Self taught software developer and photographer.

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