For most people changing their internet browser is almost a daily thing, after all, many of us use different browsers depending on our daily tasks.At work, I use Internet Explorer and Chrome, on my smartphone and Linux desktop I depended mostly on Chrome. Given the fact I depend a lot on the Google ecosystem it's … Continue reading I’m changing my main internet browser.
This all started when my brother-in-law asked me to buy a cheap generic USB to MIDI cable so he could update the presets of a Korg A3 performance signal processor. The A3 is mostly known for the iconic "U2 - Mysterious Ways" guitar effect and is now a processor some guitarists want to have on their … Continue reading Updating presets on a Korg A3.
So my Blackbird desktop is running like a charm, in the end I had to change the CPU for the X version of the Ryzen 5 1600 because Amazon didn't carry the standard 1600. The Ryzen 5 1600X is a brutal CPU and I won't say more. Anyone who buys Intel these days is losing … Continue reading Desktop is up and running.
Some days ago I wrote that I would build another desktop computer, so today I updated that post to reflect some unforeseen changes, specially the compatibility with the RAM which seems to be an issue with some motherboards, including mine. The update was also necessary because I have purchased most of the base of the … Continue reading And so it begins…update on the desktop.
One of the things that bugs me a lot about using Ubuntu and all other distros based on it like Pop!_OS is the fact some USB Wi-FI adapters don't work out of the box, so I'll share two that work fine with the 17.04 release. Your mileage may vary from distro to distro as in … Continue reading Wi-Fi USB adapters that work with Ubuntu based distros.
My current desktop PC is a old horse and needs some rest very soon, it will probably be used later by my kids for school work or something. I did learn a lot with it and it was the entertainment hub for my whole family for a long time. My current setup: CPU: Intel Core2 … Continue reading A new desktop PC for 2018.
Pop!_OS is a Linux distribution (distro) based on Ubuntu and made by the amazing people at System76. When I heard that System76 made a Linux distro I was very happy, those guys and gals take their jobs seriously so I was sure that at least the design would be amazing and I was not wrong … Continue reading A Linux distro done right, Pop!_OS
First of all I should say I have a old Intel Core2 Duo 2Ghz laptop and a newer Intel Celeron 1037U Dual Core ultrabook. The laptop now running Microsoft Windows XP is a decent workstation for writing and editing my site when I have a electric outlet near. One hour of batery power is not … Continue reading Buying a laptop, need or desire?
My laptop runs hot in the Summer and I mean forge hot, so I had to build this stand for it. IKEA plastic stand, Cooler Master fan I had around and a 12V transformer. It works, I really need to practice my drilling without a drilling stand. XD Little detail you don’t see easily, the … Continue reading Laptop stand.
Rafael is another Xfce/Xubuntu user. Xfce sometimes doesn’t get a lot of love or respect, which always surprises me. I think the issue with it is that it’s very plain and simple. But for people like… So I was interviewed by My Linux Rig, in fact this was my inspiration to start my own project. … Continue reading The Linux Setup – Rafael Lino, Security Officer.