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Elementary OS Review – For The Record

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:… Read more »

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Behind The Scenes – Linux Skype Alternatives Parody (2016)

How I made the Linux Skype Alternatives A-Team Parody (2016) video. Tools used: Audacity kdenlive How I did it:   Original video: More great Linux goodness! Everybody Should Be Haiku Writing Skype’s Dead – All Hail WebRTC Mycroft – The World’s First Truly Open Home AI The Novelty of KDE Neon Poor man’s Guide to… Read more »

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Private Internet Access Tray Icon For elementary OS

Frustrated trying to get Private Internet Access (PIA) to work in elementary OS? Tried all the tricks and no dice. Then keep reading. Also, the above link is indeed an affiliate link. Should you sign up at the affiliate link for PIA above, I get a small piece of that revenue. Okay, disclosure done. Let’s… Read more »

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Pixel C Android tablet remembered – Unleaded Hangouts

Pixel C Android tablet remembered. This Android powered Google offering  may be no more, however we take the time to remember the Google Pixel C.  I’m joined by Mike Stone for this special edition of Unleaded. + Freedom Penguin: https://freedompenguin.com/ + https://www.theverge.com/2017/12/28/16827028/google-pixel-c-android-tablet-end-sales + https://www.android.com/tablets/pixel-c/ More great Linux goodness! Linux PulseAudio Doesn’t Suck | For The… Read more »

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Control Your Cursor With Your Webcam – For The Record

Control Your cursor With Your Webcam using eViacam. It’s easy and in this episode I’ll show how I can control my mouse cursor with the power of my mind; er, I meant head. Using an application called eViacam, you can make the Linux desktop accessible even if you’re unable to use your arms or hands…. Read more »

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Net Neutrality – Unleaded Hangouts

Net Neutrality is a hot button issue. Today, I thought it might be interesting to explore this issue. Since Net Neutrality never actually had the opportunity to take effect, I also wanted to talk about this and how a lack of Net Neutrality might affect all of us since it may never see the light… Read more »

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Solus Review For Casual Users

I have been watching the progress with Solus Linux from afar for some time now. I’ve even had other Freedom Penguin contributors share their thoughts on Solus. So when I decided to give everyone my review, I wanted to make sure I cover the basics…then move on to the stuff I cared about – using… Read more »

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No More Linux For Munich – Unleaded Hangouts

No More Linux For Munich. today the Patreon members and I discuss the repercussions of Munich’s government turning their backs on Linux and Open Source in favor of Microsoft software. Keep the videos coming!  https://www.patreon.com/freedompenguin + https://www.techrepublic.com/article/linux-pioneer-munich-supports-windows-10-rollout-from-2020-in-key-vote/ More great Linux goodness! Linux Backlight Brightness Keyboard Shortcuts Building My Own Ubuntu The Merits of the Open… Read more »

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Ubuntu 17.10 Review – For The Record

I have been wrestling with the best way to review Ubuntu 17.10. After all, I have been an Ubuntu user in one form or another for many years. In recent years, the Unity desktop turned me off and I found myself doing a bit of distro hopping. After trying various distros, I ended up relying… Read more »

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Linux Scripting, Automation & Data Backups – Unleaded Hangout

Linux Scripting, Automation & Data Backups. Today my Patreons and I discuss the benefits of using scripts in place of busy work, our automation of tasks wishlist and of course, our thoughts on backing up data. More great Linux goodness! Linux Thursday with BtrFS, Internet Privacy, KDE Hate Coming Soon | For The Record WiFi… Read more »