Recovering an old Linux computer

computer brought to life thanks to a lightweight Linux distribution

I continue with the PC and gadget repairs although this cannot in itself be considered a repair. But it is something that every time they ask me more. Put some operating system that makes them work on computers with older or older hardware.

And although I tell you a little about the decisions I have made in this specific case, it can be extended much more. I will try to update and leave what I have done each time the case is presented.

Follow the series of articles on computer repair. Common things that anyone can fix in our house like when the computer turns on but you don't see anything on the screen.

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Anaconda Tutorial: What it is, how to install it and how to use it

Anaconda Data Science, big data and pytho, R distribution

In this article I leave a Anaconda installation guide and how to use your Conda package manager. With this we can create development environments for python and R with the libraries we want. Very interesting to start messing with Machine Learning, data analysis and programming with Python.

Anaconda is a free and Open Source distribution of the Python and R programming languages ​​widely used in scientific computing (Data ScienceData Science, Machine Learning, Science, Engineering, predictive analytics, Big Data, etc).

It installs a large number of applications widely used in these disciplines all at once, instead of having to install them one by one. . More than 1400 and that are the most used in these disciplines. Some examples

  • Numpy
  • pandas
  • Tensorflow
  • H20.ai
  • Scipy
  • Jupyter
  • Dask
  • OpenCV
  • MatplotLib

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Six months with Linux

This is Linux, I show you my desktop

Lately many people in my environment ask me about LinuxThey even want you to install it to test it. So now that I've been using Linux for everything for 6 months, I think it's a good time to share my experience.

Use Ubuntu for 6 years on the laptop but not intensive way or to work, the laptop is for leisure, browsing and some Arduino stuff. For a long time I tried to install some distribution on my PC, but my old GForce 240T graphics gave problems and although they tried to help me to correct the problems and install the correct drivers, in the end I got tired and continued with Windows 7 and then 10. I tried Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and some more and I could not install any. The truth is that I no longer remember if I tried something that was not based on Debian.

But a few months ago I had a Manjaro distro ready on the USB and I thought why not? and see where it worked and also great. I love Manjaro. I have been using this distribution for about a month and I fell in love with its Theme Maia. But there was an update that gave problems again with all the Nvidia (Rolling Release stuff?) So I tried Kubuntu, which had never been able to install it and had no problem. And so I've been using Kubuntu for more than 6 months in my day to day.

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My first impression with Ubuntu

I've been using Ubuntu for two weeks. After posting the article on how to use ubuntu from a USB I decided to install it together with windows 7.

The extremely simple installation, from the same USB, made the partitions by itself, and with 3 or 4 clicks to work and then the surprise arrived.

ubuntu operating system

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Use Ubuntu Linux from a USB

This weekend has been a black weekend when it comes to PC. After a long time with problems, my windows vista decided to stop working.

After several formatting-installation-formatting-installation, it seems that windows 7 heeds what I say, although I still have a half hard disk with information that has not been deleted.

So I have decided to try other options, which go through a Linux distribution. On the page of Ikkaro from Facebook, I have been recommended Ubuntu, which I have already heard a lot about.

universal linux installer from usb

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