Thursday, April 23, 2015

Email

I'm getting tired of Yahoo demanding that I change all my passwords and add a
cellphone number. They attempt to block access to my accounts until I comply. After a stinging letter to anybody that might have the intestinal fortitude to give a crap, I'm hunting better email.

All suggestions accepted. Put your comments in the comment section

I hate About.com (make sure you adblockers are on before clicking!)

http://email.about.com/od/freeemailreviews/tp/free_pop3_email.htm

https://mail.google.com/mail/

https://www.zoho.com/mail/

Again, comment below.

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Ubuntu Builder

Ha! I actually found something worthwhile on Facebook

Ubuntu Mini Remix

That led to this

ubuntu-mini-remix.org

And then to

Ubuntu Customization

And finally this

Ubuntu Builder

I'm about to have some fun!

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UEFI Linux Installs

Turn on CSM

The Compatibility Support Module (CSM) is a component of the UEFIfirmware that provides legacy BIOS compatibility by emulating a BIOS environment, allowing legacy operating systems and some option ROMs that do not support UEFI to still be used

Disable Secure Boot

How To

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Flashing BIOS



AMI Flasher Utility

Flashing BIOS from Linux



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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

MinistryUSE OS Part 2

Things are looking up. Darian Catron, the maker of MinistryUSE OS is corresponding with me. He is looking for input, and I don't mind being the guinea pig.

The first problem is the download. Trying to find a suitable host for downloading is tricky, particularly when you're trying to keep it on the cheap, and the file is large.

Promptfile is a website that I see regularly when I'm streaming TV shows and movies. Upon further research they are free, unlimited upload and download speeds, 5GB filesize limit, and 250GB total storage limit.

This is an excerpt from the message I sent Darian:

"I'm not a fan of KDE and this is what your distro is based on I gather; I tried Mint's KDE and I believe Kubuntu- they were okay but a little strange for my palate. I'm not criticising your choice, just speaking of my preference. I started with Mint Cinnamon, then tried many distros, maybe 100, and even went back and re-tried several just to make sure. I had high hopes for Deepin, but it is a little too quirky, but it does have CrossOver BUILT IN which is a MAJOR plus for eSword users. Zorin OS is good all around and I install it on computers for customers, but I use Xubuntu personally."

His response:

"Experimenting with xfce based upon your suggestion."

Now I'm getting excited.

I'll provide links and updates when they are available.

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