Which Linux Distro Is Best

There is only one Windows operating system Microsoft Windows 10 soon 11. There is only one Mac OS, OS10. That said why are there so many Linux versions out there? The answer is, there is only one company called Apple and one company named Microsoft. Linux is an open-source OS. There are approximately 16,000 developers…

Windows 365, Is it for you?

On July 14th Microsoft released a new product, Windows 365, a cloud a web service that provides access to a Windows 10 and Windows 11 computers that can be accessed using any kind of device. The cloud application has all of the resources so you don’t have to have a powerful computer to run it….

Linux Turns Thirty Years Old

Linux has turn 30. In those thirty years it has become the most used operating system in, servers, phones, notepad type computers, cars and internet connected things of all types. It has not become very popular as a desktop computer operating system, only used by scientist, and computer enthusiast. The Linux kernel is a free and open-source, Unix-like operating…

Cloud PC Is Coming

Microsoft is was set to announce a new product Cloud PC. Cloud PC is a virtualized desktop-as-a-service offering that will enable customers to use their own devices as thin clients which can access a remote Windows desktop and use software like Microsoft Office.

Big Ransomware Attack

The Ireland healthcare system has been hit by the biggest ransomware attack yet. The attackers requested $20 million for the keys to the systems data. The prime minister said they would not pay but I think they may have to because it is projected that the total to get things back in order is $600…

New Features In Windows 11

There are many new features in Windows 11, the most noticeable of these is: The Start Button and Start Menu is aligned to the center. They did this of course to accommodate tablets and maybe make it look like a Mac a little. Round corner on everything. Now we are definitely seeing some Mac envy….

Windows 11 Is For Real

Windows 11 is really happening! Microsoft had a event on June 24th announcing it. There are some new features but mostly it is Windows 10 with a new look. Windows 11 promises better performance witch is always welcome. The Windows 11 Upgrade will be available this Fall. Free upgrade for Windows 10 users. I haven’t…

In-Person Meetings Return In July

Do to the break in COVID infections we the members of the Good-n-Free Software community have the opportunity to meet in-person once again. The meetup will still be on the second Wednesday of each month but do to the Library’s shorter hours at least for now we will be meeting at 4:30pm until 6:30pm. We…

Is Windows 11 on the way?

Mary Jo Foley of Windows Weekly has predicted that a new Windows is on it’s way. Mind you there is no real proof but there have been some hints dropped. I don’t think what ever they have in store will replace Windows 10 but we really don’t know. It all is just speculation at this…

All About Task Manager

You may have opened the “Task Manager” from time to time to stop an application that has crashed or watch the “Process Monitor”, but the task Manager does many wonderful thing that you may not know about… Usually you start the Task Manager by doing “control, alt, delete (or del) on the keyboard and clicking…