The “Problem” with Linux

I totally agree with Aaron in his recent posts about Ubuntu 8.04 and how polished and useable it is. But I have been thinking about the roadblocks and hurdles which this operating system still must overcome. First, of course, we acknowledge the positives: FREE! Most versions of Linux are free anyone to download and use. […]

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Ubuntu Studio – Install and Set Up

When thinking about trying out the newest iteration of Ubuntu Studio, I went looking for reviews and other info on the Internet. In doing so, I came across this tremendous walkthrough on how to set up the “The Perfect Desktop.” It covers everything including where to download the disk image of Ubuntu Studio, how to […]

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Best. Linux Distro. Ever? Ubuntu Studio 8.04

We’ve covered Linux a little bit here before. We love to use Linux because it is free, open source, fast, stable and did I mention, free? In fact, I’ve covered Ubuntu Studio before here on this very site. I loved that earlier iteration (7.10) but I love the newest one even more. This version, based […]

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Sites We Like – Cool Tools

I love the Internet. There are so many great websites out there that are full of great information. On a side note, there are also websites that are not so useful, such as Petentials, the Internet for pets, but that’s a post for another time. I recently came across a site called Cool Tools, which […]

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Repairing Our Big Screen Television

A frantic call. Panic! “My big screen TV has messed up!” Aaron is a devoted sports aficionado. He has had a Panasonic 53″ rear projection television for about 6 years to enjoy his baseball and football in all their glory. Now, suddenly, the picture looked like something requiring 3-D glasses to enjoy. The red, blue, […]

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Amazon Kindle – Unboxed

As promised, here is a photo post of the unboxing of my own, personal Amazon Kindle. The packaging design was quite nice, with the box appearing like a large book. Once you open it, you see the Kindle nestled safely inside. Also included in the box is the cover for the Kindle, a power cable, […]

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Down for Everyone or Just Me?

If you use the Internet a lot, as I do, you are bound to come across a site that appears to be down. The big question when you come across this issue is whether it is down for just you, or for everyone. To figure this out, a handy little website has come along. This […]

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