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Alex is a tech tinkerer who built his first computer while in middle school. Alex is also a huge Linux geek and loves all things open-source and web.

A graduate from California State University, Long Beach, Alex also spent five years in the U.S. Marine Corps. Before that, he was a computer science major. He still writes a few lines of code from time to time.

How to get started with Linux: A beginner’s guide
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How to get started with Linux: A beginner’s guide

Trying Linux is easy—you can even install it on a USB drive or disc to try it out before committing. Enter the world of open-source here.
4 years ago
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How to use Evernote in Linux

Evernote still doesn't officially support Linux, but that doesn't mean you can't get your note-taking on.
4 years ago
3 cool features in Ubuntu 17.04
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3 cool features in Ubuntu 17.04

The latest version of Ubuntu doesn't have a long list of upgrades for the desktop, but these three features are worth checking out.
5 years ago
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Why Ubuntu dumping Unity is a good thing

While Unity 8 was something a lot of Ubuntu fans looked forward to, rolling with the GNOME project again has some positive points.
5 years ago
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How to have a Linux home server on the cheap

Whether it's for the home or home office, a Linux server can provide an array of digital services for the family or a budding business.
5 years ago
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Why you might want to skip Ubuntu 17.04 (or not)

Long-term support (LTS) versions of Ubuntu are released in even-numbered years. The new Ubuntu coming out in April will only be supported until 2019.
5 years ago