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So, it’s only when you try and do anything half-way productive that you feel the constraining walls of Windows. The inability to make decent PDFs easily under XP was really, really annoying. I hadn’t realised how much I used the “print to PDF” option under Linux until it wasn’t there anymore. If you’re anything like […]

So I’ve lived with Linux Mint for a couple of weeks, and I’m generally impressed, at least with the system as a whole – there were a couple of issues with the sound system as it stood.  Now, sound is important to me, given the amount of music I listen to through my PC, so […]

So I booted the Mint DVD.  Actually it’s a Live CD, so after a bit of disk-thrashing I got a working desktop with an Install icon on it.  Thought I’d go straight for broke and clicked to see what would happen. Turned out that the best option was to stop almost immediately.  The Fedora Installation […]