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Mike Johnston

By Mike Johnston

October 2, 2017

It took me quite a long time to finally figure this out but thanks to some handy guides out there (and some people that are clearly smarter than me) I did.My issue was that text in fields was barely visible:To fix this, in your home folder, navigate to:~/.mozilla/firefox/<profile directory>/Note: the profile directory will usually be a random set of letters and numbers such as... Read More →

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Mike Johnston

By Mike Johnston

May 30, 2017

Peppermint OS 8 is a lightweight Linux distribution based on Lubuntu and with the latest release, it now includes a host of changes from the previous release. As such, I thought I'd tackle a Peppermint OS 8 Review and see what's new with the distro.Installation, as with most Ubuntu based distros, is standard fare and works pretty much the same across the board. Unique to Peppermint OS 8 however,... Read More →

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Zorin OS 12 Review

Zorin OS 12 Review

Mike Johnston

By Mike Johnston

December 5, 2016
Mike Johnston

By Mike Johnston

December 5, 2016

ZorinOS is an up and coming Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that has begun to really catch on with users everywhere. With a visually attractive appearance and plenty of personalization options, it is quickly becoming the next best thing since Linux Mint hit the scene. Today, I'm going to take a look at ZorinOS 12 – Ultimate Edition from a user perspective.Before I get into this review,... Read More →

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Mike Johnston

By Mike Johnston

October 15, 2016

If you are running XFCE, LXDE, MATE or other desktop environments that are not running a compositor such as Compton and you have a reasonably new NVIDIA card, you are likely pulling your hair out trying to get rid of the awful screen tearing you are experiencing. This screen tearing typically occurs when you are running a proprietary NVIDIA driver under Linux and have one of the aforementioned... Read More →

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Ubuntu 16.10 Review

Ubuntu 16.10 Review

Mike Johnston

By Mike Johnston

October 14, 2016
Mike Johnston

By Mike Johnston

October 14, 2016

With the recent release of Ubuntu 16.10, we thought we'd delve into the latest release of this popular Linux distribution and share with your our Ubuntu 16.10 Review. This review is intended for the desktop user.If you hop distros as much as I do (see Trials and Tribulations of a Distro Hopper) then you're probably pretty excited to mess with this release. The installation process for Ubuntu... Read More →

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