I made the switch from Google Chrome to Firefox at least a year ago, and I thought the Mozilla-coded browser’s performance improvements were enough to allow me to eliminate one spy-ish element from my computing life. Never mind that I use a lot of Google services, especially in my work life. That’s another issue for … Continue reading I had to switch from Firefox to Chrome in Windows 10, and I’m not happy about it. Conexant’s horrible audio software and its CPU-grabbing Flow.exe is the problem.
Bryan Lunduke has a conversation with the leaders of Debian, Fedora and elementary OS: https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/state-desktop-linux-2019 Continue reading The State of Desktop Linux 2019 | Linux Journal
Just a quick post to tell you that my Fedora 18 with Xfce installation on the HP Pavilion g6-2210us is doing very well indeed. Unlike Xubuntu 13.04, Fedora 18 WILL run under Secure Boot after installation. I’m using full disk encryption and working on a separate hard drive (not the Windows 8 drive that shipped … Continue reading Fedora 18 with Xfce on the HP Pavilion g6-2210us — all systems are very, very ‘go’
I did some tests today with different Linux releases on my new HP Pavilion g6-2210us, and while I’m pretty sure that 3D-accelerated video is something that will come along later — leaving me with some very nice 2D-video desktop environments like Xfce, what’s really worrying me is audio. Audio was a definite problem in Fedora … Continue reading Linux on the HP Pavilion g6-2210us, video isn’t perfect, but I’m more worried about audio
I’m not a particular fan of Dietrich Schmitz. I think his justification for abandoning all Debian-based distributions due to what he calls a lack of innovation is short-sighted. But his article on improving the Xfce desktop is the kind of thing I’d like to see more of. Continue reading Dietrich Schmitz: Pimp Out Your Fedora 18 Xfce Desktop