Posts Tagged ‘Linux’

Old Dogs. New Tricks.

I have been a Windows user for over twenty years. I have used Linux on the desktop for around ten years. My primary work machines have run Linux for around four years. I never really used Macs. I have tried in the past, but it just never really worked out. OS X looks good on…

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Word processing and piano superstars

I use Linux at work. The window manager I use has a handy search function. I simply type the name of the program I want to use and a list of matches comes up. My preferred word processor is a part of the Free LibreOffice suite. It’s called “Writer”, so every time I need to…

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That was quick

I try to avoid being a technology geek, but I can’t. I have a solid state hard drive (super mega fast for the non-techno-geeks) in my home desktop machine. Windows 7 boots in about 15 seconds flat. It was amazing the first time I saw it and it’s still amazing. My work laptop is just…

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