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Linux for Newbies AKA Windows Users
Linux for Newbies AKA Windows Users

Linux for Newbies AKA Windows Users

For some people, change is real hard, but I'm here to make it as easy as possible. I can guide you to choose the best Linux flavor for yourself.


The best way to learn about Linux is to use the FOSS (Free Open Source Software)

16 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments TrekJunky

I created a document that lists mostly FOSS most of which can be installed on Windows. In my document, the software that is marked with a w designates software that can be installed on windows. It is organized by categories like Office Suite. Most of...

Microsoft will force you to buy a new computer if your computer is older than 3 years, but I have a way to keep your old computer and get 7 more years out of it.

9 Nov 2021 1 minute read 1 comment TrekJunky

Windows 11 requires a piece of hardware called TPM which does a lot of things among which are detecting pirated software and deleting it and possibly reporting you.   My solution is to try Linux. Linux doesn't require TPM and doesn't care about pirat...

Discussion of what Linux Operating System to start with for someone trying Linux for the first time.

29 Jul 2021 1 minute read 6 comments TrekJunky

I've watched many videos, read many articles, regarding the subject above. Everyone seemed extremely happy with their first dip int the Linux world. They recommended Linux Mint the most because it's saving grace is that it comes with everything you m...

Free Linux Command Line Cheat Sheet

13 May 2021 1 minute read 1 comment TrekJunky

It asks you for your email address, but you don't have to give it to them...https://www.linuxtrainingacademy.com/linux-commands-cheat-sheet/

New Website "Help Choosing A Linux OS"

9 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments TrekJunky

https://www.help-choosing-a-linux-os.org/index.php   An OS is an Operating System. Windows is an Operating system and Linux can be installed along side Windows OR replace Windows altogether.

ClamAV is a free anti-virus mainly for Linux, but can also be for Windows.

12 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TrekJunky

I use it on Linux never expecting ClamAV to find any problem in my Linux files, though, there may start to be some since Linux's popularity is growing. Whenever I run ClamAV, it finds files infected in my Windows program files that I run with PlayOnL...

Audacity is a free multi-track audio editor for Linux and Windows

5 Apr 2020 1 minute read 3 comments TrekJunky

I use it to extract audio from youtube videos and save the audio into wav files so that I can make audio CDs for the car. Check out the link below which is where you can download the windows version...

GNUCash is a financial program that saves you money paid for Quicken on Linux and Windows.

22 Mar 2020 1 minute read 2 comments TrekJunky

GNUCash has a checkbook like register with scheduled transactions, double entries (debit and credit), reports and graphs AND CAN IMPORT Intuit Quicken QIF files. Check out the link below for a full list of features

Linux allows you to build your own website until it is just the way you want it.

15 Feb 2020 1 minute read 2 comments TrekJunky

Using Apache web server, PHP web scripting tool that makes web pages dynamic, AND MariaDB  which is very much like MySQL as a database. Depending on which Linux you use, the location of the web site's pages to be seen vary. On OpenSuSE Leap 15.1, the...

LibreOffice will save you the cost of Microsoft Office

11 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TrekJunky

I have mentioned LibreOffice before, but it deserves another shout out. You can save your work in the native Open Document Format, OR you can save your work in Microsoft Office format to share with your Windows/Microsoft Office using friends. Word, E...