Using tablets as desktop external monitors

Both my work laptop and my personal laptop have 15.6-inch “full HD” screens, which are a decent size. But sometimes — especially when on the go — I’d like a little more screen real estate. Carrying an extra monitor isn’t practical, but I do have a 10-inch tablet that comes with me pretty much everywhere.…

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Get the red root prompt back in Linux Mint 19

The Linux terminal is one of those indispensable tools that I spent lots of time in. Linux Mint recently released a new version, 19, to replace 18.3. There were several good upgrades, including a major update to the Cinnamon window manager, so it was worthwhile to get the newer versions installed. Unfortunately, one of the…

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Linux Mint

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With more flavors of Linux to choose from than Baskin-Robbins has ice cream, it’s hard to narrow it down. But Mint is my flavor of choice since 2013. The latest release, 19, has compelling new features and improvements.

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