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Mangeia

Mostly Smooth Sailing with Mageia 5

Mandrake Roots Between 1999 and 2006 I worked for a little company called Electronics Boutique. It was a great place...

LinuxCON-ContainerCON

LinuxCON Kids’ day

Part of this year’s LinuxCON / ContainerCON in Toronto was a full day program called Kids’ Day. Its purpose was...

Write Your Own CPU Meter in Bash

Here’s a fun little project that is a pretty good combination of array use and pattern manipulation. #!/bin/bash function get_mhz()...

emergencymode

Linux Emergency Mode Thoughts

I’ve broken a lot of things over the years. Quite a few of them out of curiosity. I remember in...

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...

haiku

Everybody Should Be Haiku Writing

As many of my readers have probably figured out, I am a fan of the stuff that’s “out there.” You...

Ubuntu Shifting The Overton Window

We’ve talked for years about the killer app that will take the Linux desktop to the mainstream.  For some the...

A Snappy NextCloud Installation

NextCloud is a SAAS solution that creates a cloud hosted file/productivity server with features similar to DropBox and GoogleDrive. Thanks...

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...

Solus-article

Finding Solace in Solus Linux

There are so many reasons why you might want to try a new distribution. For all intents and purposes, the...

Linux Mint 18 Upgrade

How To Upgrade to Linux Mint 18

Clement Lefebvre and the Linux Mint Development Team promised to come up with an in-place upgrade solution for those who...

Bryan Lunduke and Matt Hartley – The Boys Are Back

After some “going back and forth”, Bryan and I have decided it was high time we did a proper show...

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