QT on WSL2: reMarkable coding on Windows

A little guide on how to get the QT creator GUI running on Windows WSL2. In this case we set up a development environment to create applications for the reMarkable tablet.…

Systemd with WSL2 but not really

As WSL currently does not have official systemd support (although in the future that might come) I stumbled across an interesting GitHub project by [email protected] which takes the usual systemctl commands and replaces them with a bash script.…

Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Distro Manager GUI

If you are developing different software that was built on different machines or Linux distros you might have come across the issue that - especially out-of-date - code might only work with a specific distro. To counter that and other stuff Windows has, fortunately, build the Windows Subsystem for Linux…

Steam announces Steam Deck: a handheld gaming PC

Steam just announced a new handheld gaming device that looks like it is heavily inspired by the Nintendo Switch. That might not be a bad thing though. As Steam puts it, this is the "All-in-one portable PC" which "runs the latest AAA games--and runs them really well". I guess we…

Watch Dogs: Legion PC Multiplayer released

Just a short update that Watch Dogs: Legion PC multiplayer was just released without any notice with the latest update. Earlier this month they postponed the multiplayer mode for PC again reasoning that there were some errors that might crash PCs with certain GPUs.…

Benchmarking single board computers with Geekbench for ARM

Geekbench released a pre-released version (5.4) of their benchmarking software a short while ago which makes it very easy to benchmark your single board computers and compare them. Of course this might also work with any kind of ARM device. Right now it works for arm (armv7) and the…