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Zorin 12 Core: unpolished diamond

One of the most anxiously awaited distributions in the Linux world this autumn was Zorin OS.  The anxiety was intense, since the last release of Zorin OS 11 stopped receiving any updates long ago because it was based on the non-LTS version...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Dec 13, 2016

Zorin OS 11 Core: quick screenshot tour

Zorin OS 11 continues the line of Linux distributions for the users who migrate from other operating systems. It was released at the beginning of February 2016.Let's have a whistle-stop tour for the main features of this operating system.Welcome scre...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Feb 8, 2016

How-to video: Removing old kernels in Ubuntu

Once new kernel passes the test system, Ubuntu offers you to install it through its update system.At the same time, old kernel remains in the system. It means that after some time of using Ubuntu, you may have a number of old kernels. They take your...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Dec 22, 2015

MISSILE CRISIS DAY 10

JFK+50:  Volume 5, No. 1754SOVIET UN AMBASSADOR MUM ON MISSILES Washington, D.C. (JFK+50) On the tenth day of the Cuban Missile Crisis, fifty-three years ago, October 25, 1962, Soviet ambassador to the United Nations Valerian Zorin ref...
by JFK+50 on Oct 25, 2015

Zorin OS 10 Core: install and forget

You may have noticed that DarkDuck publishes articles about certain operating systems more often than others. They are LinuxMint, Emmabuntus and Zorin OS. The reasons are different, though I can tell you that I keep good relationships with both Emmab...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Aug 10, 2015

Zorin OS, consider me a Linux fan for life

After what now seems forever on a Windows based OS (most recently, XP and 7 for desktops, Vista for laptop), I decided to move away from XP and install Zorin OS 8 core. Although I am still on a learning curve, I cannot stress enough how much I love t...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Jul 29, 2015

Zorin OS: Can I keep it, please?

"Dad, my windows are broken."Oh, no! What has he been up to now? Playing football in the garden again? I better go and have a look. There was no glass on the carpet; no damage to be seen at all. "What are you on about, son? Winding me up again?!"It...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Mar 25, 2015

One name really stuck out - Zorin OS

Good morning / evening / afternoon / day / night whenever you are reading this. My name is Antonio and I really like Zorin OS.I'm fairly new to the Linux community and I had a difficult time around at first when I stumbled across a few threads that w...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Feb 11, 2015

My business has been saved by Zorin OS

I just recently decided to "relocate".I just started a company with a very tight budget. I was just tired of being a slave to the system so, I drained the account and decided to go for it.One of the things that I required was a computer. I didn't hav...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Jan 14, 2015

Zorin: That is Flexibility!

I will start off by saying that I am a 67 year old retired male who is only moderately computer savvy.I started out using Linux with the Mandrake version about 8 years ago as an experiment. I was upset with Windows 95 & 98 because it would contin...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Dec 4, 2014

UNTIL HELL FREEZES OVER

"I'M PREPARED TO WAIT FOR MY ANSWER UNTIL HELL FREEZES OVER"Washington, D.C. (JFK+50) On October 25, 1962, fifty-two years ago today, United States ambassador to the United Nations Adlai E. Stevenson questioned Soviet ambassador&n...
by JFK+50 on Oct 25, 2014

We would like to thank the Zorin OS team

I'm currently working as the only IT staff member at a small neighbourhood council that is dedicated to helping our neighbours as much as we can by providing various services such as reconditioning schools, parks, and in my case computers.Now recent...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Oct 23, 2014

A Linux love story with real love and romance

My first encounter with Linux occurred about ten years ago when I used to enjoy reading software magazines. I was about 14 at that time. Loving to put in practice everything I was learning from those magazines, I downloaded my first Linux distributio...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Sep 17, 2014

How I stopped distro hopping

I, a Microsoft user since DOS 5.x was introduced to Linux in the late 90's when a friend gave me a copy of Novell Linux. I was in awe that you could get a "free" operating system without having to pay for it. The system didn't hold my attention long...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Aug 6, 2014

Zorin OS Contest Results

And today is the day...First of all, Zorin team, Linux notes from DarkDuck and Linuxaria would like to say THANK YOU to all the participants of the contest that we ran for last few weeks. It was a real pleasure to see such a response, and to read all...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Aug 2, 2014

Zorin OS 9 - a step forward for Windows migrants

Linux notes from DarkDuck has closely followed the development of Zorin OS for a long time now. The first review was for Zorin OS 4, and since then it seems like I haven't missed any new release. I also interviewed Artyom Zorin, the leader of the dis...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Jul 21, 2014

Contest for Zorin OS lovers

You probably remember a contest that ran about two years ago. It was dedicated to Zorin OS 6. A new release of Zorin OS 9 has been released only few days ago, that is why it is time for yet another contest, isn't it?Let's Do It!Just to refresh your m...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Jul 19, 2014

Zorin OS 8 Core Quick Screenshot Tour

Zorin OS is one of the Ubuntu derivatives that aims the fresh Linux converts. It allows you to start using Linux in the interface similar to Windows.Zorin OS 8 was released on the 27th of January 2014. Let's have a quick screenshot tour on the featur...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Jan 28, 2014

CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS: DAY 10

DAY 10 OF 13 DAY CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS 51 YEARS AGO TODAY! Washington, D.C. (JFK+50) 51 years ago today, October 25, 1962, was the 10th day of what would be the 13 day Cuban Missile Crisis, the closest the world has come to nuclear war. A...
by JFK+50 on Oct 25, 2013

CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS: DAY 10

DAY 10 OF 13 DAY CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS 51 YEARS AGO TODAY! Washington, D.C. (JFK+50) 51 years ago today, October 25, 1962, was the 10th day of what would be the 13 day Cuban Missile Crisis, the closest the world has come to nuclear war. A...
by JFK+50 on Oct 25, 2013


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