Top 5 Reasons Why Linux Mint Is Better

Top 5 Reasons Why Linux Mint Is Better

Top 5 Reasons Why Linux Mint Is Better. In this video why I think Linux Mint is better. Not saying Linux Mint the best distro, I’m saying that it’s often times better than that “other” OS most people are using. I also think it’s better than some other distros out there. In future videos, I’ll… Read more »

Top 5 Linux Apps For Writing

Top 5 Linux Apps For Writing

Top 5 Linux Apps For Writing. Keeping in mind that not all Linux apps for writing are created equal nor do they each provide the same functionality. Today I’ll provide you with my top five Linux app picks for writing. ## Support the Patreon, now with new Just Ask Matt support options – https://www.patreon.com/freedompenguin ##… Read more »

Debian vs Ubuntu - Their Differences and Similarities

Debian vs Ubuntu – Their Differences and Similarities

Debian vs Ubuntu, their differences and similarities. While Ubuntu is based on Debian, there are some areas where the two distros differ. In this video I’ll discuss Debian and Ubuntu, how they differ from one another and how despite these differences the two Linux distros manage to do amazing things. ## Debian vs Ubuntu. ##… Read more »

Best Ubuntu Apps

The Best Ubuntu Apps

Best Ubuntu Apps. There are countless apps or applications for Ubuntu and other Linux distros available. However, I feel strongly that these five Linux apps are must have software, especially the first four software titles. The latter is simply an application I feel strongly that most of us who have large ebook libraries ought to… Read more »

5 Reasons To Use Ubuntu MATE

5 Reasons To Use Ubuntu MATE

5 reasons to use Ubuntu MATE. I have contributed both in ideas and in the past, financially to Ubuntu MATE. It’s a solid Linux distro that really shines in its stability and usability. Today I’m sharing my top five reasons why I think you should consider using Ubuntu MATE as your goto Linux distro. **********************************************************… Read more »

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Top Five Linux Desktop Mistakes We Make

Top five Linux desktop mistakes we make. Let’s face it, we as humans tend to miss stuff when it comes to technology sometimes. This is especially true in the Linux community. What do you think? Perhaps Linux users are getting better about avoiding these mistakes when running their favorite Linux distros? Hit the YouTube comments,… Read more »

Linux Bluetooth Headset Fix

Linux Bluetooth Headset Fix

Linux Bluetooth Headset Fix. Here’s how I got my Broadcom BCM20702 chipset generic Bluetooth dongle to provide both high-fidelity and headset capability to my Bluetooth headset with mic. Source: Plugable USB Bluetooth Adapter: Solving HFP/HSP and A2DP Profile Issues on Linux In a terminal: First let’s make sure we have a compatible USB Bluetooth dongle,… Read more »

Can't Burn CDs in Ubuntu 18.04 Fix

JC’s Favorite BASH Commands

We chill and look at some cool commands for the BASH terminal and scripts. Link to the list of commands: https://www.ezeelinux.com/news/jcs-favorite-bash-commands/ Please join the discussion at EzeeTalk. https://www.ezeelinux.com/talk/ It’s free, secure and fun! Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! https://www.facebook.com/EzeeLinux Check out http://www.ezeelinux.com for more about Linux.

Best Linux Distros for Beginners

Best Linux Distros for Beginners

Best Linux Distros for Beginners. Some of you may disagree, others may have other distros they feel are better suited for newcomers and Linux beginners. That said, these four distros are my top picks based on factors such as ease of use, it’s reliable and hardware detection is solid. Do you have other distros that… Read more »

Can't Burn CDs in Ubuntu 18.04 Fix

Linux vs. Windows The Fundamental Differences

We talk about the differences between Linux and Windows. Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! https://www.facebook.com/EzeeLinux and Check out http://www.ezeelinux.com

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