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Happy birthday, GNOME: 8 reasons to love this Linux desktop

GNOME has been my favorite desktop environment for quite some time. While I always make it a point to check out other environments from time to time, there are some aspects of the GNOME desktop that are hard to live without. While there are many great desktop environments out there, GNOME feels like home to me. Here are some of the features I enjoy most about GNOME.

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How to Dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu

Even though Linux is a great operating system with widespread hardware and software support, the reality is that sometimes you have to use Windows, perhaps due to key apps that won’t run under Linux. Thankfully, dual-booting Windows and Linux is very straightforward—and I’ll show you how to set it up, with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04, in this article.

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Review – System76 Galago Pro

System76 has released their newest Ultrabook, the 2017 Galago Pro! I preordered one as soon as it was available, and have put together a video to show it off. In this video, I review this Ultrabook and show you what to expect if you order one.

Review – Ubuntu MATE 17.04

In this video I take a look at Ubuntu MATE 17.04, the latest release from what is probably the best MATE distribution around. I’ll show off the installation routine, new features, and more. Also, please pardon the dust, as I am experimenting with new styles of editing and production. A routine format will follow soon once I finish tweaking the layout.

Review – Ubuntu GNOME 17.04

In this video, I take a look at Ubuntu GNOME 17.04, which will eventually become the main desktop spin of Ubuntu. I’ll show off the installation routine, new features, and more.