Hey OTC’ers. Yes, we will be having our monthly meeting tomorrow at Sump Library at about 0915 – 0930.
A G E N D A . . 10/12/2019
Monthly Tech Update via OTC Postings
Part 2 of CherryTree Database:
– – including additional info regarding file encryption via 7z (7zip) in Linux. A very simple and handy way to protect your files if you are not using full-disk encryption (aka LUKS).
Part 1 of Intro to Virtual Box:
– – another way to continue running Windows 7 that protects your machine and OS. Also, this technology allows you to run “Mint” or any of the additional top rated distros.
If you want a glimpse of the future (at least a serious possibility) . . . then read the link below from Computerworld.
ComputerWorld on MS-Cloud for YOU
For those of us who have a favorite mouse that we can’t replace because they don’t make it anymore .. I tried, and succeeded in fixing this problem. Interesting video that convinced me to try .. and I’d do it again.
Mouse Adjustment Video URL
For some folks (maybe most?) this policy-design change is a big “nothing-burger”. Not so for me. I prefer more local control of my PC devices (including the OS). Win10 Pro not “yet” impacted . .
Link to HTG Article re MS-WIndows Login
If you like hardware info, and saving some serious $$$, check out the link below . . . . but bottom line . . . about 45% of your purchase $$$ goes for the “Apple Tax.”
MacBook Pro Tower