My name is Peter Schmidt and I am the owner of Zicronsoft. My goals are to create multi-platform games, innovate with computers, and improve the experience of the Linux operating system with user-friendly utilities.

I develop in:

  • PythonPython
  • DebianDebian
  • Arch LinuxArch Linux

Latest Posts

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Piracy

Nearly anyone can tell you that stealing is wrong, even if they admit to doing it themselves. You can’t honestly justify stealing something with your bare hands as small and simple as a stick of gum… More »

Quick chroot

Shell Script I created a quick simple shell script to help you run chroot without having to type in all the commands to ensure it works.  Just follow the instructions and you’ll be on your way… More »

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The Overclock Cure

My brother’s computer at one point was encountering strange power-up issues.  You could power it on and it was completely unresponsive. Sometimes, it would eventually start up but immediately fail after a minute or two.  Occasionally… More »

PCI-e 1x Riser cable

PCI-e 1x Riser Experiment

This article is about running PCI Express 16x video cards on 1x slots, and the benefits of using a PCI-e riser cable. Note that not all GPUs are capable of doing this, but many of them… More »

Deskbottom Setup

Deskbottom Computer

This was a project I did out of boredom during the winter of 2011.  I do not currently still use a setup like this but it was worth experimenting with at the time. The picture literally… More »