First look at running X11 graphical Linux applications under an X Server (like xming) on Windows 10 using the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)!
The Windows Task Scheduler doesn’t behave as documented. Here is how to create an idle trigger for your scheduled task using PowerShell.
WSL doesn’t protect your core operating system if you try to do something stupid; like deleting every file on the boot drive.
The Linux desktop aligns more with my values; as Windows and MacOS seek to restrict ever-more user freedoms. Plus, I like bing able to debug problems.
I’d connected my DualShock 4 controller to my PC, but ended up making an accidental purchase from the PlayStation Store while gaming on the PC.
Apple abandoned my 3-year old iPod Touch, and I don’t think I’ll ever buy another Apple product. Consumers must trust companies to deliver software updates.
Windows Backup doesn’t support encrypted backups in itself. However, you can still get encrypted backups using built-in tools in Windows 10.
How to link to the special-purpose Windows license upgrade page on the Microsoft Store. Useful when referring people to upgrade from Home to Professional edition.
Software updates should happen automatically in the background without requiring constant restarts or pestering the user.
BriskBard is a new proprietary web layout engine with a near-perfect Acid2-test score. Can it reignite the web browser engine wars?
Windows 10 Home edition has a built-in remote desktop access (RDP) server. Unlock it with this free utility program. However, enabling it is a big security risk.
Lenovo’s contender to the stick-PC market runs Windows 10 but doesn’t even have enough storage space to perform upgrades. Linux may be the better option.