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Tomahawk, or why Clementine got the axe

Each new music playing program that I try brings me a little closer to perfection. From Banshee I moved to Clementine, because Clementine can link to my online Spotify account and play my Spotify playlists. But it was a problem for Clementine when a playlist contained both online tracks and tracks from my own PC — when it got to a local track in the playlist it would just stop and refuse to play further. So Clementine is no longer my darling, now I’ve tried Tomahawk. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on June 16, 2014 in Audio, Audio, Music players

 

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Linux Mint XFCE saves ageing laptop

Acer Aspire 5315 ZNWXMi Laptop Specs and ReviewOur first venture into laptop purchasing took place about six years ago when we bought an Acer Aspire 5315,  closely followed by an Acer Aspire 5920 — or perhaps the other way around. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 10, 2014 in Hardware, VirtualBox

 

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Review: Linux Mint Essentials by Jay LaCroix

Linux Mint Essentials by Jay LaCroix.
Packt Publishing 2014

Linux Mint Essentials

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Posted by on June 6, 2014 in eBooks, Mint OS

 

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