Open Source Paradigms in R/U Development

As you probably know already, I am a Lecturer in the Urban Planning Faculty in Bucharest, so this new post shouldn’t come as a surprise. It is a short break from the usual posts, but it still has some connection with Linux and IoT, as you shell see.

It is my conviction that we live in a world of data and ideas. Besides nature, which is also based on data and which was slowly created on this planet since it’s inception, all other creations are basically data operations that lead to ideas being created and materialized. I am an architect and I believe that what the human kind ever creating is basically big chunks of data that was being modeled and interpreted. Continue reading “Open Source Paradigms in R/U Development”

Books you should read if you want to learn Linux

I know it has been a while since I wrote my last post, and I write my new one in time of celebration and joy. It is Easter and the mid-term holidays here in Romania, so I have a little bit more free time to read, and taking a look to my Kindle library I said that I should give you a hint on what books a Linux enthusiast should have on his/hers bookshelf.  Continue reading “Books you should read if you want to learn Linux”

Installing HPLIP in openSUSE Leap 42.2

If you own a HP printer or MFP, you will surely need the hplip drivers for it to work in Linux. Nevertheless, in openSUSE 42.2, you will come across several issues if you try to install it using the standard repos. Long story short, it won’t work at all if you would try to use your printer after installing hplip from the repositories using the zypper install hplip command. Continue reading “Installing HPLIP in openSUSE Leap 42.2”