* Posts by FrJackHackett

6 posts • joined 6 Jan 2015

Like its Windows-noob-stabilisers OS, Zorin's cloudy Grid tool is Linux desktop management for dummies


Re: Why bother with the Windows look ?

Ah, Time... Suppliers of my very first computer and, very shortly thereafter, my second computer as they somehow managed to ship me two of them. Two for the price of one! An expensive mistake at £1300 each. Any wonder they're gone.

Virtual inanity: Solution to Irish border requires data and tech not yet available, MPs told



"I'm not sure whether those proposing this are numpties, or they're taking the rest of us for numpties who might fall for this as a solution."

Pretty sure it's both.

Lenovo ThinkPad X390: A trusty workhorse that means business but it's not without a few flaws


Re: Interesting

"Does Linux work on it?"

Recently had to create a Config Mgr driver package for one of these at work. When I was finished, I put Ubuntu 19.04 on it. Haven't had much time to play with it, but it seems to work just fine and is very nippy.

Ouch. Reinstalling Windows 10 again? By 2020, a 'cloud download' may be all you need

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I've only ever had to reset Windows 10 once...

The only time I've had to reset Windows 10 on my personal laptop, I downloaded an ISO and wrote it to a USB stick.

I booted from that and installed Linux Mint. I've had no problems with Windows 10 since.

Chrome ad, content blockers beg Google: Don't execute our code! Wait, no, do execute our code – just don't kill us!


Re: Oh great (:

Same here. Keen to get away from Chrome and have tried Firefox a couple of times recently. I first moved to Chrome about 10 years ago from Firefox because Firefox used to gobble up most of my RAM. Unbelievably, on trying it again just this week and last, it still does that. I thought I could live with it using 1.5-2GB of RAM, but on coming into work yesterday and finding it using 3.5GB, that's just not acceptable. I'd use Brave, but can't get the sync feature to work across devices. Very frustrating.

THREE MILLION Moonpig accounts exposed by flaw


Re: This brings back memories.....

Did you develop it for MoonPig?


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