Fedora Directory – Interesting and Useful Software and Tweaks

I tend to use Fedora as my main operating system these days, although I do occasionally use Windows when needs must. If you have never tried a Linux distribution before, then I would recommend Fedora as good starting point. I tried Ubuntu too, but for desktop environments I much prefer Fedora. At some point I might write about why. . .stay tuned. Below are some of the tools and programs that I tend to install on a new Fedora system. For my own benefit, and hopefully yours too.

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How to make Broadcom bluetooth work in Linux (Fedora, Ubuntu)

In my experience Broadcom bluetooth works out of the box on Linux (unlike Broadcom wifi). However, after some system updates it has ceased to function, which is quite an annoyance when your mouse works via bluetooth! There is however a way to fix this issue and it basically involves resetting the correct driver. 

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Linux – Should I switch from Windows to Linux (Ubuntu, Fedora) or not?

Linux still has the reputation of being a geeky alternative to Windows and Mac that snotty little know-it-alls use to make everybody else feel inferior and stupid. I would say this reputation is wrongly attributed, and in its current form Linux provides a real alternative to Windows for most people. I will do my best to explain why I think this is so…

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