linux

Nov
28

Configuring your APL keyboard on Linux

My preferred APL keyboard setup on Linux is as follows: setxkbmap -layout us,apl -variant ,dyalog -option grp:lswitchThis will
Jan
17

Is Deja Dup the Best Backup Software for Linux?

I have been thoroughly impressed with Deja Dup backup software. I support non-technical people on Linux and I also do
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Nov
22

RHEL 7.2 Desktop Win

RHEL 7.2 includes a new Gnome 3.14 and incorporates some improvements from Gnome 3.16. This makes me
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Mar
05

Linux Manual Duplex with HP Printers

If any of you have an HP printer that can only do manual duplex on Windows, you'll find it quite
Feb
22

Slackware DVD Boot Problems on Macbook

The other day a friend of mine wanted to see if I could install Slackware64 14.1 on a MacBook
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Jan
12

Slackware 14.1: Why take a closer look?

Please support my work. Slackware Linux remains among the top 20 most "visitied" distributions on the DistroWatch website,
6 min read
Sep
01

Securing the Internet: A Look at RetroShare

RetroShare Home Page The Internet today is a dangerous place, not the least because of the pervasively insecure practices of
16 min read
Jun
23

Stop the hate on Window 8

Stop the hate on Windows 8; or, more specifically, people should stop criticizing the Windows 8 Modern UI. Instead, they
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Jun
14

BTRFS and Performance Troubles

Please support my work. OpenSuse has a really nice Btrfs setup, and it makes it easy to use Btrfs as
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Dec
01

Kmail and GnuPG

There seems to be a bit of a problem with the way that Kmail and GnuPG interact that is somewhat