Just How Poorly are IDE Cables Made?

Since I’m working on two new books, I have, once again, gotten into my LS-120 backup habit. I have been copying files down to a Super Floppy on that one machine for a while now. The other day, when I had family type obligations, I decided to apply updates since I didn’t really have time …

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First Look at KDE Neon 5.8.6

I finally got fed up with the sluggish performance of Linux Lite on my I7 Quad-core. I mean a box with 16Gig of RAM, an SSD and an Nvidia card having 384 CUDA core ought to run much better. Indeed it has run much better with other distros but those distros had issues I couldn’t …

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First Look at Chakra RoboLinux and Linux-Lite

The search for a Linux distro where BOINC and the NVidia drivers allow access to all 384 CUDA cores without causing the infamous “NVidia Crash” has lead me to discover a new KDE based distro called Chakra. This is a fork from Arch. It’s a rather unique concept, if, they can pull it off. Stable …

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