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elementary os 5 Juno – For The Record

elementary os 5 Juno first look. What’s working, what’s not and what happens to be brand new with elementary os. This first look at elementary os 5 Juno includes some things to make upgrading a little easier, suggestions for the next release and list of features I think are simply fantastic.Get elementary OS – https://elementary.io/… Read more »

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Ubuntu Budgie Review – For The Record

Ubuntu Budgie Review. On today’s For The Record, I provide a tour of  Ubuntu Budgie. For those who aren’t aware, the Budgie desktop is the  flagship desktop environment for a Linux distro called Solus.   More great Linux goodness! Linux Deepin Review – For The Record Your Beard Doesn’t Intimidate Me Anymore! The Merits of… Read more »

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Linux Mint 18.3 KDE Edition Review – For The Record

Linux Mint 18.3 KDE Edition Review. Linux Mint and KDE haven’t always been on my list of favorite things. That said, Linux Mint 18.3 KDE Edition really surprised me – there is a lot to like! Great pulseaudio settings, an improved package manager, plus a whole lot more! + Linux Mint 18.3 KDE Edition –… Read more »

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Void Linux Review – For The Record

Void Linux Review. Today I finally get to a requested review of Void  Linux. Using Void Linux reminds me a little bit of using Arch, since it  only installs what you ask it to. Void Linux configuration is straight  forward, although as I mention in the video, the documentation is hit  and miss. + Get… Read more »

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Linux Deepin Review – For The Record

Linux Deepin Review. Today I take a close look at Deepin Linux. It’s a Linux distro from a company in China called Wuhan Deepin Technology Co., Ltd. Despite being a little unsure what to expect at first, I came to appreciate a lot of the thoughtful features that went into the desktop. There are some… Read more »

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MX Linux Review of MX-17 – For The Record

MX Linux Review of MX-17. MX-17 is a cooperative venture between the antiX and former MEPIS Linux communities. It’s XFCE based, lightning fast, comes with both 32 and 64-bit CPU support…and the tools. Oh man, the tools available in this distro are both reminders of Mepis past and current tech found in modern distros. +… Read more »

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POP! OS Linux Review – For The Record

POP! OS Linux Review. In this For The Record, I take a look at POP! OS, why it’s unique despite being so closely related to Ubuntu and who it’s target market is. + Differences Between Pop!_OS and Ubuntu – http://pop.system76.com/docs/difference-between-pop-ubuntu/ + Roadmap – http://pop.system76.com/docs/roadmap/ + POP! OS Docs – http://pop.system76.com/docs/   More great Linux goodness!… Read more »

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Manjaro XFCE Linux Review – For The Record

Get Manjaro Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system. Manjaro XFCE Linux Review. Today I take a look at Manjaro XFCE and I must say, there’s a lot to like about it. I also share some tidbits that I like about this release in addition to some issues… Read more »

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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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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 »