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August 7th, 2017

Michael as Guest Host on Late Night Linux Podcast

I was the guest host of the latest episode of Late Night Linux​, that was just released. The topics of the episode are: Mozilla launches yet more projects, Krita had a brush with the tax man, Flash is on the way out, Debian is almost totally reproducible, Mycroft on Plasma, and Linux as a Windows and Mac replacement and more.

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June 12th, 2017

I made a T-Shirt called "Linux Is Everywhere", Thoughts?

This shirt is to celebrate the proliferation of Linux throughout the computing world. Linux is so widely spread that it is very likely everyone uses it everyday, whether they know it or not.

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June 8th, 2017

Michael as First Guest on the Ask Noah Show

I was the first ever call-in guest to be on the Ask Noah Show, of Jupiter Broadcasting and KEQQ 88.3 FM, to talk about KDE Neon, KDE Plasma and Open Source Invoicing.

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May 7th, 2017

Linux Action Show has Ended

As the producer for Linux Action Show, how will the ending of LAS affect me?

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August 31st, 2016

How to Take a Screenshot on Linux

Linux is a powerful and diverse operating system, so naturally the screenshot tools for the platform are just as powerful and diverse. The wide variety of these screeenshot tools range from simple and easy-to-use to powerful command-line tools that offer the ability to script and automate the process.

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April 29th, 2016

How To Install .deb Packages Without “Ubuntu Software” in Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 is the first version to include the new replacement software app, GNOME Software–and it already has a show-stopping bug. Currently, in Ubuntu 16.04, it is not possible to install third-party applications using the Software app.

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April 21st, 2016

Ubuntu 16.04 Makes Ubuntu Exciting Again

Ubuntu hasn’t had the best reputation among Linux users over the past few years–with some even going so far as to call it “boring”. If you’ve been hesitant to try it out, then hold on to your seats–Ubuntu 16.04 “Xenial Xerus” is not only an exciting release, but one that has the potential to be a game changer for the Linux ecosystem.

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February 12th, 2016

My Updated 3.18 Packages For GNOME Extensions

I started releasing extension updates in 2014 due to a lot of extensions being unmaintained and seemingly break every time GNOME releases a new version of the Desktop Environment (DE). This is my third batch release post for GNOME extensions.

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December 25th, 2015

How To Fix Your Bootloader For Changes To Intel Microcode Arch Linux

I recently realized that there are a lot of people still having issues with the microcode issues on Arch Linux regarding the changes to the Intel bootloader so this is just a quick tutorial that explains how to fix it. I wrote this tutorial as a reply on the Antergos Forum over a year ago so I haven't tested this solution in over a year but after looking over it again I don't see any reason why it wouldn't work. Anyway, here is how to fix this issue.

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November 27th, 2015

Simplify Command-Line Package Management with APT instead of apt-get

APT, the Advanced Package Tool from the Debian project, is for managing packages by using a lot of separate tools to accomplish various tasks. In the past, users needed to know multiple command structures like apt-get, apt-cache, apt-config, and many more to utilize the full feature-set of APT.

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November 5th, 2015

The Current State of Video Streaming Services on Linux

Are you confused by the current state of support Linux users have for video streaming services? Are you curious why some services work in some browsers and not in others while some services don’t work at all? I was confused by this too so I decided to research this issue to find and share what the current state of video streaming services on Linux is.

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November 4th, 2015

How to Start Applications Automatically as Linux Boots

Are you manually loading applications each time you turn on your computer? Wouldn’t you rather have them automatically load instead? Here’s how to auto-start applications in Linux.

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