Upgrading is slow but definitely worth it.
Well recently I was using Ubuntu KDE, i.e. Kubuntu. You can customize it to look and feel pretty much like anything you want! For example, are you tired of the Ubuntu logo rotating as your computer boots? You can change that. Are you tired of the boring login screen when you type your password? You... Continue Reading →
I've been doing this awhile - installing Linux on my computer is my hobby. By "awhile" I mean I first started using Linux back in the 1990s. I ran RedHat Linux before it went public! Let me tell you about my journey from stable point releases to full-rolling distros back to point to point distros... Continue Reading →
Make a comment below and participate in the discussion! Which is your favorite distribution of Linux, and why? Ubuntu? Linux Mint? SolydXK? Arch? Antergos? Manjaro? Gentoo? Slackware? Calculate Linux? Puppy Linux? The names are obviously far too many to mention. For the record, at present, I am using Manjaro KDE Plasma and exploring other distros... Continue Reading →
A long, long time ago, KDE was a simple, great desktop environment for use on Linux, but they started going off in weird directions that I couldn't understand so I gravitated toward Linux Mint Mate, then Gnome, and then Xfce. Now I'm back. The problem I was having, even recently, was understanding what KDE's Activities... Continue Reading →
Do you know how many times I've heard that question asked in the media or various Linux magazines or what not? Too many. So I'm going to tell you KISS, Keep it simple, stupid. That is the philosophy of the Arch Linux distribution, but for those who are just starting out with Linux, I highly... Continue Reading →
I cannot decide. There are too many options. A Microsoft Windows person would have no idea. It’s all the fault of Linux, or more properly “GNU/Linux” pronounced “Gah-New Lin-ux” or sometimes “Gah-New Lin-ox.” Much to the distress of the GNU people who provide all the software for Linux and BSD systems, nobody wants to say... Continue Reading →
This is a wandering article. It’s about the flu, my computer, and software. As I write, I’m sick with what I think is probably the flu. Probably, because I haven’t been to the doctor. I will probably go to the doctor before I have to go back to work so I don’t have to go... Continue Reading →
Suffice it to say you don't need anything Microsoft to have a perfectly wonderful PC.