Same Ubuntu, With MATE

I’ve installed a variety of Linux distributions (distros) as virtual machines in VirtualBox and I am experimenting with them. That said, if I can avoid changing distros and rebooting Linux from scratch, losing all my programs, files and configurations, that would be ideal. ( Of course, I would back up my files and can reinstall the programs, but its still kind of a hassle. )…

Is It Time For A New Distro?

While I haven’t made a big deal about it or discussed it here, I have switched over to Linux over a year ago. I started out dual booting Windows and Linux, then, when I got a new computer and it was time to sign the licensing agreement with Microsoft, I was like, “screw this”. I’ve totally uninstalled Windows and have used Linux ever since.  Until recently using…