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Testing Zorin OS

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Although it is not the first time I work with Linux, it is true that I have tried few distributions outside of Ubuntu and Lubuntu (the most light version of Ubuntu for older computers). The experience with Linux was quite good, and now, I resume my Linux relationship thanks to the fact that recently, a friend recommended me to try Zorin OS, so, I tell you what I have done. As always, you can contribute to this blog by making a small donation here. The idea is to have an…read more

Giving life to an old laptop. Recalbox – Part 2

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In the previous post about Recalbox I told you about the process of creating a USB to put an old laptop to good use. Of course, if you do not have an old laptop, you have 2 alternatives: or you get a super cheap second-hand one, that surely there are people who have it stored in the attic of the house or in a storage room accumulating dust, or you buy a Raspberry , which are mini computers prepared «for modern life», with their USB ports, their Wifi, they are…read more

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Giving life to an old laptop. Recalbox – Part 1

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This is the story of an old laptop that I had left at home, and that was forgotten, as new computers and laptops arrived home. And so, the years went by, until one day, looking for something different, I discovered that there are specific Linux distributions for gaming old games. . To be direct, today I must write about Recalbox, an special Linux distro based to play with old games, and also Kodi. As always, do not forget to colaborate with this blog with a small donation. Related to the…read more

From Ubuntu to Lubuntu

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after a few months without using Linux, I have a proposal for giving a new life to an old laptop (about 10 years or so). Although I tried to install Ubuntu, there were things I really didn’t like nor convince me, and the performance seemed not so good. So, I asked several experts about what distro to try under this conditions: Lubuntu is the anser! Ubuntu The main fact for changing from Ubuntu to Lubuntu is based on my own sensations … such as, this machine can performance better, or…read more

Atom, the text editor for the 21st century

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A new entrance related to development tools, and today’s entrance it is turn for a rival of  Brackets, called Atom, a hackeable text editor for the 21 century. this text editor is been developed by GitHub, and i guess they know about coding, so, I have been using it for some time, with good opinion about it. Another important aspect is that Atom is available for all platforms, so that yo have no excuses to use it no matter what operating systems you are using: Windows, Linux or Mac. And…read more