Tag Archives: Windows

How to: Linux Dual Boot on Dell 7710 with Windows 10, NVMe SSD, and UEFI

subtitle:  Linux doesn’t see Samsung SM951 M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD on Dell Precision 7710 laptop preloaded with Windows 10 Here are the steps I took to get LinuxMint 18 installed on a laptop with a NVMe SSD and UEFI while … Continue reading

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Hardware Virtualization

    I’m a big fan of open source software, especially the GNU/Linux system, and I’ve been using it at home on my main computer for years now.  I’ve found excellent alternatives to (almost) every piece of software I used … Continue reading

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Partitioning a USB Drive

While I was away on business last month, I had two different occasions where I needed to boot a computer with an alternate OS to repair something that wasn’t right.  I used Trinity Rescue Kit for both of these tasks … Continue reading

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4 Months Without Microsoft

After over 4 months of exclusive Linux/GNU usage on my home desktop computer, I finally had to boot my computer with WinDoze to open Outlook and retrieve the Christmas card list we used last year. For the record, Outlook crashed … Continue reading

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