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This Day in Tech History

Bell Receives Patent for Telephone http://thisdayintechhistory.com/03/07/bell-receives-patent-for-telephone/

 

Deal of the Week!

Dell Vostro 260 i3-2120 @ 3.3 Ghz, 4GB RAM, 320GB HDD + LG Flatron 22" monitor + HP Hi-Def webcam. All for $88. All FreeGeek desktop computers come with a free 17” monitor, keyboard and mouse. Check out this weeks video here! https://tinyurl.com/deal03-04

 

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How to:

Linux Basics - Set A Static IP On Ubuntu

https://www.howtoforge.com/linux-basics-set-a-static-ip-on-ubuntu

 

News Links:

Nine Linux projects in 90 minutes

https://www.tuxradar.com/content/nine-linux-projects-90-minutes

VirtualBox 5.2.8 Released with Support for Linux 4.15

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/03/virtualbox-5-2-8-released

How to set up a computer lab for less than $1500 with Raspberry Pi

https://opensource.com/article/18/3/computer-lab-school-raspberry-pi

Top 10 open source legal stories that shook 2017

https://opensource.com/article/18/2/top-10-open-source-legal-stories-shook-2017

 

Ewaste News:

Where is your electronic waste going?http://www.recordnet.com/news/20180303/where-is-your-electronic-waste-going
Faced with e-waste

http://www.tehrantimes.com/news/421667/Faced-with-e-waste

The curious case of e-waste elimination

http://www.dnaindia.com/ahmedabad/column-the-curious-case-of-e-waste-elimination-2590519

 

Videos and Programs:

Can You Install Windows 10 on a Pentium II? - Thanks Dan!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3sQ1IwoT4I

Weekly Linux News - 4th March 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_1qxpKZO5k

The Death of the Modern Transistor and Moore's Law

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Id3mv6x-MF8


Command of the Week

nslookup
Look up the name of a computer
More on this command

 

Until next time!

- The FreeGeek Chicago Team