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About Adam & Lynn

: Youtube-DL - The Command Line Video Downloader

: Upgrading to Lubuntu 15.04 - Updated!

: Scotfree's Mast Raising

-: In Quebec City

: My 2015 Writing Project Reaches 160 Articles

: At Andrew Haydon Park

: Launching Scotfree

: At The Canadian Tulip Festival

: Whois - The Command Line Domain System Tool

: Upgrading to Lubuntu 15.04 - Updated!

: My Best of Free Windows Software DVD has been updated with Firefox 38.0 & LibreOffice 4.4.3

: Three Years Without a Haircut

: Upgrading to Lubuntu 15.04 - Updated!

: Ruth's Tulips Return

: Tulips at Hogs Back Falls

: My 2015 Writing Project Reaches 150 Articles

: Guvcview: Lubuntu 15.04's Webcam

: My 2015 Writing Project Reaches 140 Articles

: Summer Quadracycling Starts

: My Best of Free Windows Software DVD has been updated with Midori 0.5.10 & Stellarium 0.13.3

: Upgrading to Lubuntu 15.04

: Long Distance Cycle Picnic

: Evaluating Lubuntu 14.10 Updated

: Painting Season Starts

: My 2015 Writing Project Reaches 130 Articles

: My Best of Free Windows Software DVD has been updated with Audacity 2.1.0, FileZilla 3.10.3, Firefox 37.0.2, LibreOffice 4.4.2, KeePass 1.29, Thunderbird 31.6.0 and VLC 2.2.1.

: First Cycle Picnic of the Spring

: My 2015 Writing Project Reaches 120 Articles

: My 2015 Writing Project Reaches 110 Articles

: Cycling Season Starts

: My 2015 Writing Project Reaches 100 Articles

: My 2015 Writing Project Reaches 90 Articles

: April Skating

: My 2015 Writing Project Reaches 80 Articles

: My 2015 Writing Project Reaches 70 Articles

: My 2015 Writing Project Reaches 60 Articles



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Social Networking

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I am on Diaspora, the free, disbursed social network that is community run on free software, advertising free and you own your data.

Diaspora runs on many different pods, all networked together. Find a pod, sign up and join me!



Linux

Tux, the Linux Penguin

Since I have been using Linux-based computer operating systems and you could be too, for free!

Right now I am using the Lubuntu operating system. Linux is free, very stable, has tens of thousands of free applications to do everything you need and doesn't run Windows viruses or spyware. It is perfect for me. If you want to read about my experiences switching from Windows to Linux, have a look at The Ubuntu Diaries Part I, Part II and Part III. I also supply Linux DVDs.

These two websites have some very useful background for people new to Linux:

For information on free and open source software for Windows have a look at the Windows Open Source/ Freeware Project. I also have a Best of Free Windows Software DVD for users on dial-up who can't download huge files themselves.

For a list of recommended free software for all operating systems see the Free Software List.


Worthwhile free software that I currently use