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Get the Best Out of Your Old Mac Computer with Linux

Sep 7th, 2016No Comments

An out-of-date Mac computer leaves you with nothing more than a box that only performs basic tasks like browsing and word processing. Mac OS users [&hellip

Ubuntu Software Centre / Ubuntu 12.04

Jun 9th, 2012No Comments

Recently people have been complaining that the USC crashes for a couple of seconds on launching the application. The problem lies within one of the [&hellip

Installing VLC 2.1.0 for Ubuntu Natty

Apr 1st, 2012No Comments

Many people running versions of Ubuntu Natty Narwhal or lower, or even people with distros based on Natty Narwhal (e.g. Peppermint 2) will find that [&hellip

Virtualisation Technology – Pie in the sky?

Sep 27th, 2011No Comments

There is much talk of Clouds and Virtualisation, how much is real, how much is hype of things to come, and how much it pie in the sky? Surprisingly the value of these technologies is actually far greater than the buzzwords might suggest, but conversely the technology available is far less mature than we might like or expect

HotSSH

Jun 22nd, 2010No Comments

Useful applications you’ve never heard of – part #

Linux Alternatives to Windows Software

Jun 17th, 20101 Comment

Before downloading from the websites listed below, check to see if there is a version available in your package manager. Office Suites and Applications Windows [&hellip