NZ Rail Maps: Large Area Raster Tiles At Reduced Quality Setting

Using Qgis to draw the maps, we’ve run against a few times some sort of limitation on the number of raster layers that it seems to have, which runs out a long time before hitting the actual resource limits of the computer it’s running on. This in turn limits the number of raster layers that… Continue reading NZ Rail Maps: Large Area Raster Tiles At Reduced Quality Setting

Change Monitor Configurations Permanently in LXQt for Screen Recording

As we have discussed in the past, I use LXQt in two different configurations with my various computers. Lubuntu, which now uses LXQt as its desktop environment, is what most of my non-desktop computers use. For example a media playback computer and a laptop are normally set up with Lubuntu which is quick and easy… Continue reading Change Monitor Configurations Permanently in LXQt for Screen Recording

Using a Raspberry Pi as a livestream player [1]

When I wrote the first post of this series I fully expected using my former Windows 10 PC as a home theater PC would work out. That didn’t last long and the Windows 10 part was soon moved to another computer so the Mini-ITX system could be reinstalled with Lubuntu for the specific role that… Continue reading Using a Raspberry Pi as a livestream player [1]