Author Archive | Jeff Hoogland

Confused about iPads in Education

It’s been nearly two years since I got my first Asus convertible tablet/netbook, loaded it up with Linux and started kicking it around with my every day to classes. In general I have found it to be an extremely useful tool. I need to type notes or prepare a presentation? Not a problem – it […]

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Three Great Linux Gaming Services/Applications

Today I would like to take a moment to talk about three different ways to get access to some great games on your Linux PC. They are DJL, Desura and Gameoltih. DJL – DJL is an installable application that manages various games you can install from their repository. Their repository currently contains over 120 games […]

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HOWTO: Use APT without the Bloat

Today I would like to share a small tidbit with all the users of APT distros out there. One of the reasons Bodhi Linux is so light weight and snappy is because when I install all the base packages for Bodhi I install them with the minimal amount of extra dependencies. For whatever reason a good […]

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Seven Things to do after Installing Bodhi Linux

So you’ve taken the plunge and opted to install Bodhi Linux. Perhaps you read a recent review or one of the screen shots in our gallery caught your eye. Either way you’ve got a newly installed system and you might be wondering what exactly to do next. The following are seven things that are a […]

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That Whole Windows 8 Secure Boot Ruckus

It was recently announced that Windows 8 would support a shiny new feature that is known as “secure boot”. In case you have been living with your head under a technological rock for the last couple of weeks, this feature would allow hardware vendors would have the option of only allowing operating systems signed with […]

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The State of Linux on ARM

Linux was designed to be a platform with freedom in mind. This freedom created in the computer industry something all humans should have – the power of choice. ARM is often touted as one of Linux’s largest successes. Thanks to Google’s Android platform it is true that a penguin powers at least half of the world’s mobile […]

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