Posts by Joe Collins

LINUX 2017

Linux 2017 – Looking Ahead

As the year 2016 draws nearer to a close, I would like to offer some thoughts about the last year...

Beginner’s Guide to the Linux Desktop

There is much talk in the Linux world about the mythical “average user.” There is no such thing with Linux....

Moms Running Linux

My Mom Runs Linux!

People are coming to Linux in droves these days. They each have their own reasons. It could be a desire...

Linux Mint 18 Upgrade

How To Upgrade to Linux Mint 18

Clement Lefebvre and the Linux Mint Development Team promised to come up with an in-place upgrade solution for those who...

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Linux Mint Saves The Day

There are no two ways about it. Ubuntu blew it big time with their 16.04 release. All of the Ubuntu...

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SSH Is For Dummies Too!

If you’ve been hanging around the Linux ecosystem for any length of time, you’ve most likely heard about SSH. For...

Manjaro Left Me Cold

I had a short but intense affair with Manjaro that ended in our going our separate ways. It was not...

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Ubuntu MATE 16.04 Redefines Linux For Desktops

Ubuntu MATE 16.04 is the first Long-Term Support release for an upstart project that is quietly revolutionizing the Linux desktop...

The Ubuntu Tipping Point – Maybe

I got a big shock today when I looked at the analytics for my humble little YouTube channel. I posted...

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How To Optimize Ubuntu for Speed

The release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is right around the corner and lots of users will be reloading their systems...

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