Not Your Mother’s Linux

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The continuing adventures of a new open source tinkerer who comes to realize that we embrace — or eschew — change for reasons that aren’t always dissimilar.

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As someone who’s […]

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Linux Under the Hood: Silence of the RAM

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The continuing adventures of a new open source tinkerer who finds his diagnostic acumen sorely lacking during what should have been a simple RAM installation — thereby leaving the rest of us grateful he didn’t […]

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Whiskey, Linux and RAM

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The continuing adventures of a new open source tinkerer this week takes him to that part of the Linux Zone known as “oh-yeah-I-shoulda-checked-that-first.” We’ll resist the urge to poke fun and give him an A […]

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Ubuntu MATE Linux: It’s Not Rocket Science

Linux is not rocket science.

The continuing adventures of a new open source tinkerer and his experiences with Ubuntu MATE on a vintage Sony Vaio.

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Do Sony Vaios Dream of Ubuntu MATE?

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A new open source tinkerer begins his journey with Ubuntu MATE Linux on an ancient laptop with almost the greatest of ease. Almost.

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For years I’ve been toying with the […]

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