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OS4 and Dual Monitors

Recently I paid my $20 and had an OS/4 thumb drive mailed to me.  I had an earlier version of OS/4 running on a pair of machines which spend their lives running BOINC and I kind of liked the old interface it had.  It also seemed a little faster than…

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The Great Migration From KMail

For decades KDE has been the ruling desktop on Linux.  Despite what any of the supporters of the other crummy Linux desktops choose to believe or say, they had nothing to do with it, unless the infiltrated the K Desktop Environment development team.  The K desktop was always cleaner and…

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Ubuntu or KUbuntu Using Wrong Browser

This happens to a lot of people. You see some new Web browser in the distribution and decide to install it alongside the default Web browsers for the distro (in the case of KUbuntu it really is browsers plural.) After using it a bit you go on your marry way,…

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How to Get Rid of KDE Plasma Background Entries

From time to time you will add various image files from somewhere on your system as background images. At some point in the future, you may want to understand how to get them out of that combo box list labeled “Picture:” below. The poor man’s cheat is to simply rename…