Category Archives: linux

Motherboard Install Fiasco

It has been a hectic two days. I got a new Gigabyte Motherboard for my computer on Friday and installed it in my computer to try out. I found out after installing it and running windows 10 that it had … Continue reading

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Install Linux Mint Stand Alone on HP Pavilion Laptop with UEFI

Linux Mint Stand Alone on HP Laptop with UEFI The Title probably should have said “HOW TO GET RID OF WINDOWS on a HP Pavilion Laptop. Like the title says, I installed Linux Mint 17.3 (Rosa) on my HP pavilion … Continue reading

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How to Auto Mount Netgear ReadyShare in Linux

How to Auto Mount Netgear ReadyShare in Linux I have a Netgear N900 WNDR3700v3 Wirless Dual Band Router, with ReadyShare. I have a USB External Hard drive attached to the router (ReadyShare) and wanted to have the USB Drive attached … Continue reading

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HP Pavilion 17-e117dx Laptop Review

Review of HP Pavilion 17-e117dx Laptop I purchased a new HP Pavilion Laptop with 17.3 inch screen 2 weeks ago. Here are the spec’s and my impressions of it. Intel Core i3-3130M 2.60 GHz processor (1600 MHz FSB, 3.0 MB … Continue reading

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My 7 Favorite Linux Distros

I have been using Linux off and on since the early 90’s Mostly for something to play with up until about 2004 when I started to get serious about using it. It seems like I have to test just about … Continue reading

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Switching HDTV Monitors in Linux Created a problem.

Because my Old Eyes are getting tired, I use a 26 inch HDTV for a monitor. I had been using a 2 year old Sanyo HDTV with a HDMI Cable hooked to my AMD Ati Radeon HD4200 Built in Video … Continue reading

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Elive Linux, You have to pay to Install

The Title says it all. I spent a lot of time downloading both the stable version (topaz) 700 MB’s and the latest Beta Version 1.7 GB’s, For me as ¬†far as I am concerned it was a waste of time. … Continue reading

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