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How to Upgrade Linux Mint 18, 18.1 or 18.2 to 18.3

We upgrade to Linux Mint 18.3 using the official process for doing an in=place upgrade from 18, 18.1 or 18.2. Linux Mint’s official instructions: https://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=3462 Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! Also check out http://www.ezeelinux.com for more about Linux. More great Linux goodness! Ubuntu on Macbook Black Screen Linux Snappy,… Read more »

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How to Install Linux Mint 18.x for Someone Else

In this video I walk you through doing an OEM install of Linux Mint 18.1. The method will allow the person who gets the machine to create a personal account when they boot it up for the first time. Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! Also check out http://www.ezeelinux.com for… Read more »

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How To In-place Upgrade Linux Mint

This video shows how to upgrade Linux Mint from 17.3 to 18.3 while keeping all of your personal data intact. Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! Also check out http://www.ezeelinux.com for more about Linux. More great Linux goodness! Weirdest Ubuntu MATE Review EVER! Control Your Cursor With Your Webcam –… Read more »

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Linux Tip | How to Use the dd Command

It’s a deep dive into dd. I will show you how to use dd to upgrade the hard drive in your Linux computer. Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! Also check out http://www.ezeelinux.com for more about Linux. More great Linux goodness! Linux With Amazon Music How to Install openSUSE Tumbleweed… Read more »

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Linux Desktop Roundup | A Look at Five Desktop Environments

Here are my thoughts on KDE Plasma, GNOME, Cinnamon, MATE and XFCE. Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! Also check out http://www.ezeelinux.com for more about Linux. More great Linux goodness! Extracting and Organizing with Bash PulseAudio is a Toilet Full of Roses Were Steam Machines a Dumb Idea Linux Mobile,… Read more »

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Linux File Types and File Permissions

We take a deep dive into Linux file types and permissions. To learn more about the umask in Ubuntu: https://askubuntu.com/questions/44542… Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! Also check out http://www.ezeelinux.com for more about Linux. More great Linux goodness! Manjaro XFCE Linux Review – For The Record Locked Up with Linux… Read more »

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Linux Media Server with Kodi – For The Record

There are a lot of ways to set up a Linux media server. One common approach is to provide LAN-serving content from a Linux media server. This is where you simply host media on a file server so you can pull down and watch/listen to the media in the player of your choice. Today, we’re… Read more »

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How to move Linux Home to ZFS

( Linux Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced ) Linux OS: Ubuntu 14.04 64-Bit // VM Environment: Virtualbox for Linux v5.1 Recently, I had an issue with a P2V VM (physical PC converted to virtual machine) where /home was running out of space and needed to be expanded. My /home in this case was a completely… Read more »

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Old Vista Laptop Into A Linux ZFS File Server Part 3

In the previous article, I showed you how to install Lubuntu 14.04 64-bit and install the important bits of Samba and the ZFS filesystem. In this article, I will give you the interesting details on how to get your Probox-connected disks up and running as a ZFS RAID10, starting with (1) disk and growing to… Read more »

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Old Vista Laptop Into A Linux ZFS File Server Part 2

In the previous Linux ZFS File Server article I put forth a list of parts that allowed me to utilize an old Vista laptop as a Linux+ZFS fileserver. In this article, I will detail how to put all the pieces together, from installing the Linux OS to connecting all the hard drives. First, we need… Read more »