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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Use any operating system long enough and you'll manage to find creative ways to make the experience a seamless one. On my Ubuntu system, I've found a number of useful techniques that have enabled me to overcome several common issues. These techniques are useful for more advanced Ubuntu users as well as newbies.
In this article, I'll show you how to avoid some common hassles experienced by entirely too many Ubuntu users.
Selecting Your Hardware
With other operating systems, you would simply select a new PC based on the specs that piqued your interest. However, when it comes to a Linux distribution like Ubuntu, a little more care is needed.