Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
I know, I know, it is best to install your apps only through your Linux distribution's repository.
However, since LibreOffice 3.6 is faster loading and comes some nice new features spread throughout the Suite, this may be the time NOT to wait.
Cinnamon, the fork for Gnome Shell by Clem Lefebvre of Mint fame has a new release.
I wanted to check out Gnome3 on my own, in spite of the wide range of reviews [or because of them!]
Found: faster boot, running with fewer resources, smooth operation...
What if … a new Texas-Irish distro could rise from joining forces of the current number three and number six distro "factories?"
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I have spent two days with my new laptop, the LC2210Si from LinuxCertified.
About 1 1/2 years ago, I began experimenting with the various docks available to Linux which utilize Compiz's 3D offerings. I saw this as one more way to add a "wow" factor to show off Linux to others.
It started with the hints of death of my Dell XPS 1330, a pattern I found discussed in a few forums online … the pattern is, first the adapter no longer is recognized as serving the appropriate wattage. (Which powers the laptop, but at a lower CPU rate and will not charge the battery. Bought a replacement adapter, and it worked for nearly a week, when it, too, failed with the dreaded message upon boot up. The next pattern is overheating, then motherboard failure. So, I began my quest for a replacement.