Let me show you my latest desktop build:
My wife's old XP machine finally died. Thankfully!
The case and power supply (420...
Transcoding (the process of ripping and converting audio/video files) is extremely configurable.
In OGMRip, my favorite DVD transcoder, the...
I didn't have a choice. Back in March of 2010, my wife and I had purchased new Cyberpower gaming machines with i3 processors. We had been using...
Absolutely correct on both counts.
Google does an excellent job of cataloging forums. For example, my LUG has a forum. For the month of...
Yes. And I have no idea why Mint does this.
Open Synaptic. Click the "Search" button and do a search for flash.
Remove the default Flash...
Not professional what? Oh, you think most people who join a Linux group are professional IT workers.
No. The majority of us are just end-users....
Occasionally, but not very often, either a download becomes corrupted or the burn process fails. You may need to try again.
Try before you "buy." Almost all free Linux distributions are downloaded as an ISO image that you burn to a blank DVD or CD as a Live Disc.
Linux handles media files so much better than Windows. Especially when it comes to the task of transcoding DVD video.
Why? Support for Mint 15 ends this month. Upgrade to 16 KDE (supported until July 2014) or move to 13 KDE (supported until April 2017).
No, that's it. Just hi.
If this is your first experience using Linux, Mint 13 would be my choice.
If you're experienced with Linux, PCLinuxOS is good choice.
Any distro can be loaded on a flash drive.
I was able to run Puppy Linux on my old HP 433 MHz CPU, 256 MB RAM, and an 80 GB hard drive. But only 128 MB of RAM... Wow.
A portable Fedora?
Has the hard drive been wiped or does it still contain Win 8?
If the drive still contains 8, remove the drive and reboot the laptop several...
From: How to work with files and folders
Just search for *.iso
We were getting spammed so bad at my LUG forum that we now require admin approval before an account can be activated.
Since December 1st, we've...
Could it be Angstrom?
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