Category Archives: Linux

Install and Prompt Deletion of Xubuntu 20.4

I wanted to see what was new in Xubuntu 20.4. I read the release notes, then downloaded and installed Xubuntu. Xubuntu still loads slower than other distributions as has been its signature for several years, but on an SSD drive … Continue reading

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Linux Your Zen Self with a Spin on Budgie

I went through some frustrating gyrations with my computer and Linux this week. It all started when I thought one of my hard drives was behaving oddly. I was at an electronics store looking for something else, and I spotted … Continue reading

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Peppermint 10 Respin Initial Experience and Overview

This is my third time with Peppermint OS this year, and I have to say, I did not like Peppermint OS the first two times. For starters, I prefer XFCE and a  ‘traditional’, Desk Top seems like a waste of … Continue reading

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Place a Thunderbird and Chrome Icon on Plank Dock

This is a “How-To” for placing a persistent Thunderbird icon on your Plank Dock. I use XFCE, but the process should be the same no matter your DE. I have broken the process down into small steps so everyone should … Continue reading

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Linux Can’t Connect to Your Local Network – Solved

When Linux is not working right for you, it is frustrating. For some problems, there are hundreds of pages with information telling you how to fix your problem. Most of the time, most of the advice is wrong. One of … Continue reading

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