Precious Chicken: Blog
Where Do I Put AppImages?
TL;DR I put my AppImages in /opt. The Official Recommendation The AppImage FAQ recommends the following for storing AppImages: If you don’t want to leave them in $HOME/Downloads, then $HOME/Applications is a good choice. Why not leave them in $HOME/Downloads? What's wrong with this? Can't I just leave them in $HOME/Downloads? No. If you are anything like me Downloads is full of random accumulated dross, kind of like digital lint.
Configuring Deja Dup Ubuntu Backup on a WD My Cloud NAS
Considering that the sole purpose of Deja Dup is to backup and one of the main selling points of a WD My Cloud NAS drive is as a place to store your backup; it is surprisingly difficult to do it in a seamless way on Ubuntu. By seamless I mean it happens in the background without you having to think about it. Here is how I did it on Ubuntu 18.
Configuring Oni as a C / C++ IDE on Ubuntu 18.04
Update Dec 19: Whereas previously Oni was freely downloadable, there since appears to have been a change in project direction. The IDE is now called Onivim 2 and there is a pre-order fee. No idea if you can still install the version I used below, but the post might be useful in other contexts. K&R's Second Edition of the C Programming Language (*affiliate link) is not an easy read. To tame it I thought I might use Oni to do some of the heavy lifting, which is an IDE with Neovim as a back end.