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Homebrew

I guess I’m going to have to put together a master guide from all these entries. Here’s something else you should do: $ brew install coreutils findutils gnu-tar gnu-sed gawk gnutls gnu-indent gnu-getopt (Here’s somebody’s master guide.)

06. June 2017 by luke
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Things I Did After Installing 17.04

Here in one place is my list of things to do after installing a new operating system. $ sudo apt update $ sudo apt upgrade $ sudo apt install ssh Then try to ssh into the computer. If needed, apply … Continue reading

01. May 2017 by luke
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Windows, BIOS, and UEFI — Adios!

I had some trouble with the laptop (an HP x360 13-A113CL) upgrading to Ubuntu 17.04. But something I did along the way gave the Windows an opening to screw me up, and it did. (I have Windows waiting to screw … Continue reading

28. April 2017 by luke
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System Admin Notes

Windows 10 is, in some ways, worse(!) than 8.1 was. (Really!) Since I don’t have time to keep sinking into Windows, here’s what I’ve been doing: Is my PC suited for a 32- or 64-bit OS? ubuntu or windows. Am … Continue reading

27. August 2015 by luke
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Tech Tab Sweep

It’s time to upgrade your Ubuntu machines. 8 things to do after installing Ubuntu 15.04. One of the items is to add a tweak tool, which reminded me of Unsettings. I’m working on a similar list for Windows, except (a) … Continue reading

29. April 2015 by luke
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Ubuntu Tips

How to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.10 from Ubuntu 14.04. Or, how to get an ISO if that’s your preferred way. What to do when you finish upgrading to 14.10. How to watch YouTube on your Ubuntu machine. Normally, I run … Continue reading

12. November 2014 by luke
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Retro Terminal Emulator

Everyone knows the command line is where it’s at. Macs have had it since the beginning of Mac OSX. Windows people are slowly coming around too, with Powershell and Console2. But what about Unix users. Any love for the graybeards? … Continue reading

12. November 2014 by luke
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Terra – Terminal Emulator

Terra Terminal Emulator. For people who rebel against learning to use Screen. We’ve come a long way from the ADM-3A.

03. December 2012 by luke
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XFCE

I quit using Linux (except as a file server) almost 10 years ago, so I completely missed the Desktop wars. Apparently KDE and Gnome won, with Gnome winning the part of the Linuxphere known as Ubuntu. Which leads to all … Continue reading

18. November 2012 by luke
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Ubuntu Linux on an HP RP5700

I recently had the opportunity to purchase four (4) HP RP5700 systems at $20 each. I’m not entirely sure what I’ll do with the others, but I’m installing Ubuntu Linux on one of them. Here are some notes along the … Continue reading

20. July 2012 by luke
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