At the April FOSS SIG:
I added LXLE Linux to Larry’s computer.
I helped Jean see how to use his LXLE computer.
I tried to convert Maxine’s XP computer but had errors. I brought it home and installed LXLE to her hard drive in another computer with more RAM. It now works in Maxine’s system w/ 512 Mb RAM. I used and slightly demoed PLoP – a freeware tool that allows USB booting on legacy computers.
Dave converted Gayle’s computer.
Links we never got to discuss (but some are real good):
- Popcorn Time is so good at movie piracy, it’s scary
- Breaking Microsoft’s Chains by Moving to LibreOffice
- Wine, ChromeOS and Cross-Platform Computing in the Cloud Age
- Security, Voice Features and More to Appeal to Chromebook Buyers
- Government computers running Windows XP will be vulnerable to hackers after April 8 Microsoft is withdrawing support for Windows XP and many agencies haven’t switched to new systems.
- 4 Ways to Free Up Disk Space on Linux
- 4 Ways To Easily Create Amazing Photo & Movie Slideshows With Music Get creative. You spend all that time taking little videos and photos of everything you do, just to leave them electronically rotting on your hard drive. What a waste!
- Tech Videos — Best Of The Best YouTube Technology Channels When it comes to new technology, there are a number of YouTube channels that help you get a grasp on the latest and greatest. Here are ten must-watch channels every geek should subscribe to.
- Meeting Windows User Expectations With Linux
- How Secure Are Your Documents In Google Drive? Recent threats to Google Drive’s security has left some users worried. Concerned by phishing or the NSA? Here’s what you should know about Drive’s security.