Category Archives: Rant and Rave

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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Looking for light weight Linux Distro

It has been a long time since I’ve wrote anything in this blog. I’ve been busy with my other blogs on RVing and Motor Homes. I got bored the other day, and it has been to cold to do anything … 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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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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Has Linux Shot itself in the Foot

Before the Flame Wars start I use Linux as my everyday OS to get work done. I only have the other OS on my computer in a Virtual Box Disc running under Linux. Now that we have that settled, we … Continue reading

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Knowledgeable Help at Best Buy a Joke

Went shopping today For a UPS Unit (uninteruptable Power Supply) (Battery Backup). I stopped at the local Best Buy and at the door, I asked a young man (best buy employee) where the UPS Units were located. He had a … Continue reading

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Yes There’s Something About Ubuntu 10.04

There’s Something About Ubuntu Screamed the Title on a article in Linux Insider, But I’m here to tell you It’s not all good. Here is a quoted Excerpt from Linux Insider That Ubuntu is the most popular Linux distro these … Continue reading

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