Ubuntu vs Gentoo vs Arch – A comparison

Trials with Ubuntu and Gentoo Linux Arch Linux is now my default distribution – supplanting Ubuntu Linux. Why? Well, its a long story, but I will try to keep it to the point. I am...

Been gone for a while

Been studying for my Cisco Certified Network Professional Switch test since February. Passed the test and now I am ready to start blogging again. Next up, a comparison of Gentoo, Ubuntu and Arch Linux. Been...

New Content Coming Soon!

Hi – I have been gone for awhile, working on my real job and other responsibilities, but I have several new articles in the works – The last part of the Ubuntu LAMP Server Quick...

Dealing with multiple USB sound devices

Ever been plagued by your linux system detecting your webcam as the first sound device instead of your USB headset?  This is a common problem with Linux, but can be easily remedied with editing your...

Asus G72GX Laptop Review

For the past year or so, I have been looking for a good laptop for my mobile pursuits.  I have some pretty stringent requirements for my mobile platform,  the most import of which is the...

Been gone for awhile….

Hi – not long after I started this blog, I lost a dear friend. This loss has kept me from blogging for a couple of weeks. I had known him for 16 years, and our...

Hello, world!

Welcome to LinuxPowerUser.com!  With this blog, I intend to publish my experiences using Linux as a desktop and server operating system.  I have been using Linux since 1995 and around 2000 I completely replaced Windows...