Manually Update Google Devices on elementary OS

By the time Google announce Android 7.1, my carrier still hadn’t got around to rolling out Android 7 on my Nexus 6. By the time Google Announced 7.1.1, I was just on 7 (which was a giant, crippling turd on the Nexus 6). By the time Google announced 7.1.2 (which I won’t get), I was getting security patches for 7.0.

elementary OS Boot Time After Replacing HDD with SSD

I have an older Asus K55A that I use for distro testing, or at least I did until my daughter claimed it for herself. It’s had elementary OS on it for a while now and since she’s repurposed the laptop for homework I figured she’d appreciate a disk drive upgrade.

Screen Capture and Video Editing on elementary OS

My video editing needs are pretty basic these days. I make the odd, very brief tutorial video. I used to make a lot of product videos for my old company back in my OS X days and was very familiar with all the tools of the trade. I was never more than a hobbyist but I got by.

Set elementary OS Files to Double-Click

elementary OS performs the primary action (i.e. open a file) when you click once on an item in Pantheon Files. This single-click behavior can be pretty jarring when many other OS’s rely on the age-old double-click action.