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Elementary OS Review – For The Record

Elementary OS Review – For The Record Posted on February 2, 2018Leave a comment
Freedom Penguin’s founder & talking head – Matt has over a decade working with Linux desktops, his operating system experience consists of both Windows and Linux operating platforms. In addition to writing articles on Linux and open source technology for Datamation.com and OpenLogic.com/wazi, Matt also once served as a co-host for a popular Linux-centric podcast. Matt has written about various software titles, such as Moodle, Joomla, WordPress, openCRX, Alfresco, Liferay and more. He also has additional Linux experience working with Debian based distributions, openSUSE, CentOS, and Arch Linux.
(Last Updated On: February 2, 2018)

elementary OS Review Video:

Show Notes

(Review Video at the bottom of the page – these are simply the Show Notes)

Fix missing browse buttons:

https://elementaryos.stackexchange.com/questions/1638/buttons-are-missing-in-the-file-chooser-dialog-what-should-i-do

Fix preferences on Dock if you want it to go away (since I had a previous config)
https://ubuntu-mate.community/t/remove-planks-preferences-icon/12973

PIA not showing up in panel:

https://freedompenguin.com/articles/quick-tips/private-internet-access-tray-icon-elementary-os/

App Issue with BookWorm:

https://elementaryos.stackexchange.com/questions/14279/not-able-to-delete-pdf-ebook-in-bookworm/14290#14290
https://github.com/babluboy/bookworm/issues/24

App issue with Vocal:

https://github.com/needle-and-thread/vocal/issues/159
https://github.com/needle-and-thread/vocal/issues/260

Issues of note:

Third party apps feel like they’re “included” to newbies, even though their not…which sucks because some of them have outstanding bugs.

I’d like to see:

Playback and Recording tabs built into Volume control, like with PulseAudio Volume control. The distro that does this really wins Linux audio.

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Matt Hartley
Freedom Penguin’s founder & talking head – Matt has over a decade working with Linux desktops, his operating system experience consists of both Windows and Linux operating platforms. In addition to writing articles on Linux and open source technology for Datamation.com and OpenLogic.com/wazi, Matt also once served as a co-host for a popular Linux-centric podcast.

Matt has written about various software titles, such as Moodle, Joomla, WordPress, openCRX, Alfresco, Liferay and more. He also has additional Linux experience working with Debian based distributions, openSUSE, CentOS, and Arch Linux.

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