Posts by Matt Hartley

Ubuntu Wireless Fix

Ubuntu Wireless Internet Drop Off Fix

I’ll admit it. My ancient netbook and my wife’s 2010-era Macbook Pro don’t have any problem reconnecting to wifi after...

No DNS with Ubuntu and Android Hotspot Solution

So on occasion, I rely on my wife’s Macbook Pro as I lack a laptop. Before you judge, understand that...

Video Tearing

NVIDIA Linux Video Game Tearing Fix

Today’s quick tip should help you to deal with a common NVIDIA video issue that plagues many of us. Some...

tutorial-software

Software to Record Linux Tutorials

Today Dan writes: Matt I have long wavered between Linux Mint/Ubuntu/Windows. With the onslaught of privacy invasion from Windows 10....

Nitrogen on the MATE Desktop

Nitrogen on the MATE Desktop

Today Kai writes: Hi there, Maybe you can help me. I’m running Linux mint mate 18 and very new user....

upgrade-ubuntu-security

Ubuntu Server Security Updates Only

Today’s quick tip is actually a lesser-known way of keeping up your security updates, but doing so without the very...

Parental Controls for Linux Unleashed

For years, one of the overlooked areas for the Linux desktop was access to “effective” parental controls. Back in 2003,...

Linux PC

Buying Your First Dedicated Linux PC

Today Cheryl writes in, Hello Matt, I’m wondering about buying computers for Linux. I have had Macs for the last...

mainframe

A Proper Linux Workstation

Today Joshua writes: Can you give a walk-through of your current setup? The last I heard from LAS is that...

Linux Mint Mate 18 or Ubuntu Mate 16.04

Today Bob writes: I am trying to decide between Ubuntu Mate 16.04 and Linux Mint Mate 18.0. I am moving...

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