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Ubuntu Is BORING! And I LOVE it!

I have a friend who has a passion for bicycle racing. He has teenage boys who do very well in...

Have We Passed Peak Distro?

There have been a lot of news reports and blog posts that have been making waves in my pond lately:...

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Shazam Music Search Alternative For Linux

Growing up in a time of vinyl records and 8-track cassettes, it’s safe to say that I have an appreciation...

linux filesystem

Learning The Linux File System

Before we get started, let’s avoid any confusion. There are two meanings to the term “File System” in the wonderful...

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Open FOSS Training

Over the years, I’ve ranted and complained about the state of FOSS documentation and the barrier to entry for the...

/tank/VMs

Speeding Ahead with ZFS and VirtualBox

In total, I have about 20 virtual hosts I take care of across a few workstations. On one system alone,...

What Are Linux Meta-packages?

What Are Linux Meta-packages?

I was recently in a discussion about meta-packages, and realized many users don’t know what they are or what they...

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Recalbox Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming

I’ll be first to admit that I’ve been putting off setting up a Raspberry Pi for my wife to use...

The Bigger Linux Metaphor

Who was it that said that Linux was like lumber? Was that Doc Searls? I don’t think it was Mad...

Bash Script

Bashing Your Shell: Shell Scripting Boot Camp

Spend enough time on the command line and you’ll eventually want to do many tasks…that take some intricate commands…repeatedly. A...

Switching to Linux

Making the switch from Windows to Linux

I have been helping folks break away from Windows and switch to either Linux Mint or Ubuntu for a while...

Awesome Window Manager

Exploring Tiling Window Managers

If you have a low-resource computer, one with a small screen like some laptops, or are even someone just looking...

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