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Update Manager for Linux Lite 3.x Series

Linux Lite offers a one-click solution to check for and install updates. It seems that this simple approach works for the vast majority of users and many are happy with it. But how about users looking for a more granular way to check for updates, exclude packages, review changelogs and all that cool stuff? Community member humdinger70 wished Lite Updates Notify behaved more like Linux Mint in regards to updates…
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Get the most out of low-end hardware in Linux Lite

Linux Lite is a distro perfect for bringing some extra life to ancient hardware although that's not its sole purpose of existence. It has been put together to make new users feel comfortable in Linux, especially those coming from Windows. It is snappy, light on resources and if you're looking for ways to squeeze out even more out of it, here are few tips that could help your low-end PC…
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Scheduled Tasks GUI for Linux Lite 3.x

After my little rant about SSD TRIM in Linux Lite Series the other day, I put some energy towards finding a better solution to help users configure SSD trimming with easy today. I started coding what I thought it would be a Lite Tweak at some point (assuming it would've been approved and committed) but in the process I also realized that there is no Schedule Task tool in Linux…
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SSD TRIM in Linux Lite 3.x Series – The missing option

Linux Lite, a delightful, tasteful distro that makes Linux feel like a breath of fresh air, is a well suited Operating System for novices and most importantly, it is rock solid! The community maintains its comprehensive help manual to provide new users with a trouble-free transition - but even then, at times it falls short when it comes to documentation for inexperienced users. (more…)
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