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How To Mount A Partition In Ubuntu

If you want to mount a partition in Ubuntu, all you really need to do is plug the drive into your machine and open your file browser. However, what if you want to ensure that partition always mounts on boot? Well, fear no more intrepid Ubuntu explorer, because I have you covered. This quick and […]

How To Setup A Nextcloud Server In Ubuntu

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you will know that I recently built a Nextcloud server at home after I nearly lost all of my data. I’ve learned a lot about Nextcloud since the build, so thought I’d write a setup guide. Prerequisites This guide assumes a certain level of technical ability. If […]

Improving My Ubuntu Workflow

Ubuntu is great. I’ve been using it since 2009 and I currently run Ubuntu MATE – I even run it on my home server. However, I’m a fan of using the keyboard where possible, so was looking for ways to improve my Ubuntu workflow so I don’t have to reach for my mouse too often. […]

My Home Server – 2 Months On

I recently wrote about how I nearly lost all my data, then later I wrote about how I recovered from that by building a new server. The new server has now been in place for a couple of months, so I thought I would give you guys an update. Not Plain Sailing I knew that […]

Building My Home Server

I recently wrote about how I nearly lost all my data. Honestly, it was a blessing in disguise as I now have a far more powerful and capable server to store and backup my data. After a tonne of research and a few trips to the post office to return hardware, I think I now […]

I Nearly Lost All Of My Data!

Picture the scene – I’m in the office doing some work on my personal laptop, and all of a sudden my Synology Drive system tray icon says it can’t connect to my server. At first I wasn’t concerned as this kind of thing happens from time to time – probably just an ISP issue at […]

Juno Computers Jupiter Laptop Review

The guys over at Juno Computers reached out to me recently to see if I was interested in doing a review of their new Jupiter Laptop. I decided to take them up on their offer, and have spent a few days with the laptop. Here’s my Juno Computers Jupiter laptop review. About Juno Computers Juno […]

Elementary OS Juno Review

I wrote in a previous article why I use Linux, and last night the team over at Elementary released the latest version of their Linux OS – Elementary OS Juno. I quickly downloaded the ISO for eOS and decided to take it for a spin. So, here is my Elementary OS Juno review. TL;DR – […]

Why I Use Linux

If you look around the Internet, you’re bound to read lots of posts justifying why you should consider changing to Linux. Personally, I don’t care which OS you use, so long as it’s an informed decision. So I thought I would write a post about why I use Linux, which may in turn help you […]