user
galen
Canada
Xfce Edition
0
0
5
2014-04-05 14:29:09

under utilized catalyst

Secular Humanist, Skeptic

The Linux I use are:

puppylinux (wary, racy, fatdog64)

LinuxMint LMDE, XFCE, MATE

Parted Magic

Sparky Linux

online since since late 1992

Linux user since 1998

Tutorials
Title Score
Ideas
Title Score
Hardware devices
Device Release
Athlon 64
amd athlon(tm) 64 3500+ AMD, Works perfectly
LMDE
Fx5200
AOPEN Graphics/Video/TV card, Works fine with some minor problems
LMDE
5620
Acer Laptop or Netbook, Works perfectly
Mint (older version)
extensa 5620
Acer Laptop or Netbook, Doesn't work as expected
Mint (older version)
RT2561/RT61
RaLink WIFI card/adapter/dongle, Works perfectly
Mint (older version)
Software reviews
Software Score
password-gorilla
"Capable keyring reads / creates passwordsafe v3 container. Cross platform. Safely keep your keyring on USB / cloud"
5
jpilot-plugins
"keyring is handy but use a strong password"
4
jpilot-backup
"reliable and stable"
5
jpilot
"stable and mature. lacks photo / video sync"
5
xserver-xorg-video-nouveau
"horrible performance, bug reports ignored, BIOS collisions, forced upon us"
2
grub2
"better if it would not use highest / unsupported resolutions. it still ignores Puppy Linux ;-("
4
vuze
"spyware devised into trapping people into copyright infringement slavery. dangerous"
1
extremetuxracer
"lacks joystick support AFAIK, some tracks have trap zones. no multiplayer yet"
4
keepassx
"ver0.4.3 is superb, fully featured. Uses the legacy keypass 1 database format. Keyfiles are supported. Superb password generator. keep your safe on USB / cloud etc."
5
flightgear
"bumping up to counter idiot reviews. Sim requires 3D enabled video card"
5
vlc
"great but interface/settings needs cleanup. you'll need dvd decrypt to play dvd"
4
brasero
"performance can vary greatly on different drive types. It keeps improving, thankfully"
4
gparted
"outstanding stable and capable"
5
firefox
"long time user but it's bloated memory hog, serious security bugs, buggy, non authenticated plugins"
3
mc
"classic tool"
5
lxdm
"fast good code"
5
gufw
"you are a MORON if you do not use firewall"
4
giver
"problematic, not working for LM9XFCE, no support"
1
seamonkey-browser
"superior coding over firefox, less bugs, less of a hog, less bloat. lacks good themes"
4
pidgin
"classic stable product, functionality galore, voice chat is a skype killer"
5
chromium-browser
"great for idiot mode. do you trust google?"
3
rhythmbox
"hog, daap server is unstable, good random playlist. Banshee is also buggy & more of a hog."
3
filezilla
"sound reliable client, good at syncing as well"
5
openssh-server
"essential install"
5
glipper
"Essential, should be installed by default"
4
unetbootin
"obsolete buggy release, get the latest"
2
banshee
"great @ global ID3 edits fixes, very slow performance, only one DAAP conect, needs improvements"
3
exaile
"superb. getting better. lacks icecast support, nicer if it had an independant streamripper plugin for multichannle recording. see also tunapie, streamtuner"
4
pyneighborhood
"never seems to integrate with mint, tried many machines"
2
parcellite
"solid but no sorting ability"
4
mp3gain
"command line entire folder, fixes levels. note not all old players support playback gain"
5
glabels
"solid performance, ease of use. cons: beware delete key, no undo, font sizes will change between computers"
4
tomboy
"syncs whereas gnotes does not. heavy memory and uses mono. syncs to flashdrive then to your other computers, great for multi computer uses who want their notes. Dear low review twits: know how use it before displaying your ignornance"
4
stellarium
"long time user. accurate"
5