Ubuntu now available in Win10 from official MS Repo . .

This is the reverse of running Windows in Ubuntu via Virtual Box.   Now the  Ubuntu “Bionic Beaver”  desktop image is available from MS “Hyper-V Gallery” . . . (great for learning Ubuntu without risk) . .

I’d love to see one of the Club’s Windows users demo this way of running an alternate OS.   Any volunteers?

OMG Overview: Whats & Whys of Win10 HyperV

Link to MS Virtual Machine Gallery tutorial

MS “Advisory” re Installing Firefox or Chrome versus running Edge . .

Note:  updated info in graphic #3 below . . .

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Getting just a tad creepy . . .

HTG Article re Win10 Browser

Updated:  MS drops it’s annoying warning popup . .

 

Popular “App-Stores” for Apple, Google, Microsoft . . . not Trustworthy

More and more articles recently about the plethora of rip-off, spyware apps in many app stores.

A key way to quickly ID if an App store is trustworthy is to check out what proportion of the apps are actually “Open Source” versus closed, black-box “Binary Blobs” (meaning the code is inaccessible & unreadable to all but the authors.)

HTG Article re AppStore Risks

OmahaTechConnect Meeting Agenda: 09/08/2018 @ 0915 Sump Library . .

Here is the meeting Agenda for this coming Saturday, Sept 8 2018 at 09:15.

Virtual Private Networks (VPN’s) – what are they, why is it a good thing and how is one set up (Windows & Linux setup is only slightly different) [Trudy]

Solus – an independent Linux distro targeted for speed and efficiency.   This can be run as a Windows replacement . . OR . . as a secondary backup/rescue OS.   [Greg]

“Tech Topics” review.   [Greg]

Prize raffle.  [Trudy & Dennis F.]