The Wombelix Post

ScummVM did the trick!

April 3, 2020 ·


After playing around with DOSBox a while ago i gave ScummVM a try and actually it couldn’t be easier. I picked Discworld II and after adding it i could just start it without changing any settings at all, impressive.

I’m quite sure it will work very well with other old Games of my collection, we will see.


Accessing SMB Share on old NAS failed from Linux

December 24, 2019 ·

Sometimes it can be challenging to use some old Hardware. In my case I found an old Buffalo LinkStation NAS (LS-WTGL) from around 2008. Connecting from an up-to-date openSUSE System surprisingly failed with the Error Message "Unable to initialize messaging context. protocol negotiation failed: NT_STATUS_CONNECTION_DISCONNECTED".


No Sound in DOSBox on Linux

December 6, 2019 ·

I installed DOSBox to play some old DOS Games like Discworld on Linux (openSUSE Tumbleweed) but didn't had sound prior figure out the correct MIDI Port and adjusting the dosbox config accordingly.


sigh – Google buys Fitbit

November 1, 2019 ·

Jon Erlichman posted on Twitter ( that Google is going to buy Fitbit $2.1 billion. Except the price, Google announced it today as well ( We will see what the acquire actually mean for Fitbit and if Google just got rid of a competitor in the Wearables Market.


Merge PDF Files on Linux

October 28, 2019 ·

I had to use Cups-PDF and "Print" bunch of Pages to Single PDF Files due to the fact that no Download as PDF was possible. But how to Merge tons of files named as "Pagetitle-job_id{Number}" on Linux via commandline in a fast and easy way?


Apple AirPods on Linux?

October 26, 2019 ·

I was wondering if my Apple AirPods would work on openSUSE Linux out of the Box. Just enable pairing mode, click on connect and all fine? Not exactly, it failed with the default settings and some additional Steps were necessary.