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Linux

Uplifting 2022 – Garuda Linux Review

Happy New Year. Last year I watched a Garuda Linux review on YouTube and liked what I saw. I have been a long time Linux fan since 2007. The release of Windows Vista enticed me into trying alternatives. At first, I tested out a few. I tried Mandriva, PC Linux, Ubuntu, Linux Mint amongst the most common. At home, I use a Mac but like to fire up Linux often. For the past year, I have been using Ubuntu Budgie which is easy to use without too much configuration. I haven’t used the KDE desktop in a long time so it would be a nice change. Read on to see how the switch to an arch-based distro went.

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Coding, Web Design

Hot Web Design and Development – November 2021

Welcome to the November 2021 monthly roundup of Web Design and Development resources. This month we saw Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Did anyone pick up a good deal? I bagged a Rank Math Pro Subscription for a fraction of the price. As we gear up towards the festive period. Here are the latest web design and development resources for this month.

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Coding, Web Design

Hot Web Design and Development OS Edition – October 2021

Welcome to the October 2021 monthly roundup of Web Design and Development resources. This month’s edition features all the new operating systems. As stated in my previous episode of D&D October was going to be a busy month. Indeed so with Microsoft, Apple and Ubuntu Linux releasing their latest operating systems. In this months edition, we will focus on the new OSs which are imperative to a good coding environment.

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Linux, Software

Trip Down Memory Lane – The Rise of Linux

In this edition of a trip down memory lane series, we feature the rise of Linux over the last decade. Starting with an unusual introduction to Linux to the distributions I have discovered, used and installed on many computers over the decade. Long live Linux!

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Mac, Software

Preparing for an Upgrade – My Yosemite Experience

When a new operating system is released  you question yourself.  Do I really need an upgrade?  How easy is it?  Do I dive in or wait for the mass participation to die down?  Do I research blogs to find the good, bad and ugly, will it put me off? I guess the answer is all of them.  Here is my experience with my recent Yosemite upgrade on my 2-year-old Mac.

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Software

Speed Up Vista! Part 2

Welcome to Speed up Vista part 2.  This section is also relevant to those that have XP or Windows 7 & 10. In Speed up Vista Part 1 we have speeded up our system so far by turning off system services that are not needed. In this section, we will look at other ways to speed up your computer by cleaning the registry, temporary files, startup entries and defragmentation.

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Software

Speed Up Vista! Part 1

Windows Vista may dive bombed since it was released in 2007. For those have you that do have it and thought it was a faster system you will be disappointed!  First and foremost Vista looks beautiful but underneath those good looks, it is also using a lot of needless system resources.

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