Author: AJ Reissig

Eliminate Screen tearing with AMD Graphics

Here is a quick tutorial for those experiencing screen tearing with AMD graphics cards. This tutorial only applies to those using the open source Radeon driver; if you’re using catalyst, there is a “tear free” option in the graphical driver setting. A note from AJ:  While this tutorial worked for me and many others, several people reported that this didn’t work and broke their system.  So consider yourself warned!  For many Linux users running AMD graphics, this may be their best option for tear-free performance. As many know, Ubuntu dropped support for the proprietary catalyst driver in Ubuntu 16.04 since...

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Simplenote Review

Note taking. It’s a need that dates to the dawn of writing…maybe even earlier. There are tons of note taking apps available for a variety of platforms, including Linux. I’ve experimented with just about every Linux-compatible note app, but never walked away satisfied. Sure, some have great features, but I need an app that is cross-platform so I can sync with my Android tablet and phone. Recently, I got my hands on the Simplenote Linux client, and I have to say I’m pretty impressed with the experience. But does it meet all of my needs? Read on to find...

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How to Upgrade to Linux Kernel 4.6.3 in Ubuntu and Derivatives

Ubuntu 16.04 released with Linux kernel 4.4, which is a fairly recent lts kernel. However, kernel 4.6 became available on May 15th, and many Ubuntu users are chomping at the bit to take the new kernel for a spin. New features for this kernel include: Initial open-source support for GTX 900 series Runtime AHCI power management support for greater power savings Dell laptop support improvements Better security for 32-bit Linux programs Various open-source AMD graphics driver improvements A number of new ARM hardware support. For many people, upgrading to the new kernel won’t make any difference in performance, especially...

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Draw a Flat Landscape wallpaper with Gimp

Like Flat UI? In this tutorial, I demonstrate how easy it is to create a flat landscape wallpaper for you computer using Gimp. As always, thanks for watching. To keep up with my latest content, please subscribe to my channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/freedomredux If you want to meet up on social media, here are my profiles: Google+ http://bit.ly/1n7Py3u FaceBook https://www.facebook.com/FreedomRedux/ Twitter http://bit.ly/RKpAJc Pinterest http://bit.ly/1iWcBKD My Blog: http://ajreissig.com/ If you’d like to donate to this channel, follow this link: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=P7394SZXF95P6 Please visit and subscribe to my fellow Linux YouTubers: Kips Linux Tips: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1snR04Fnjr-0XwSkkRrcGg/videos Jeff Linux Turner: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMH_wDDxlpbk0A4e4DBno1Q Matthew Moore: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVTlmFfclZsEj_Wo5P_3YRQ Quidsup:...

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Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon Review

In this video, I take a look at Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.3. To download, visit http://www.linuxmint.com/release.php?id=26 As always, thanks for watching. To keep up with my latest content, please subscribe to my channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/freedomredux If you want to meet up on social media, here are my profiles: Google+ http://bit.ly/1n7Py3u FaceBook https://www.facebook.com/FreedomRedux/ Twitter http://bit.ly/RKpAJc Pinterest http://bit.ly/1iWcBKD My Blog: http://ajreissig.com/ If you’d like to donate to this channel, follow this link: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=P7394SZXF95P6 Please visit and subscribe to my fellow Linux YouTubers: Kips Linux Tips: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1snR04Fnjr-0XwSkkRrcGg/videos Jeff Linux Turner: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMH_wDDxlpbk0A4e4DBno1Q Matthew Moore: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVTlmFfclZsEj_Wo5P_3YRQ Quidsup: https://www.youtube.com/user/quidsup OhHeyitsLou: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3qmmCSc7VnbuTyxg94am4Q Infinite Galactic: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3jSNmKWYA04R47fDcc1ImA Charlie...

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