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Raspberry Pi

PicoMite: Running BASIC on a Raspberry Pi Pico

Raspberry Pi Pico microcontroller set up as a “PicoMite” running the MMBasic programming language from Geoff Graham. The PicoMite firmware and manual can be downloaded from https://geoffg.net/picomite.html

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Linux

Linux Survival Guide: Running Windows Applications

How can you run Windows applications in Linux? The video below covers all of the options, including using WINE and related compatibility layer software, setting up a virtual machine, dual booting, and using a cloud Windows PC.

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Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W: We have a new Pi!

Here’s a review of the Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W, including hardware specification and comparative performance tests. Time stamps: 00:00 Introduction 00:57 Specifications 05:34 Performance & Boot Test 08:43 Sysbench 10:49 Image Processing 13:30: Wrap

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Linux

Linux Survival Guide #1: Distros & Drives

If Windows 11 has you got you pondering the future of Windows and curious about Linux, then this is the video series is for you. What is a Linux distro? Which distro should you choose? And how do drives and partitions work in Linux? This video explains, with a focus on users migrating from Windows […]

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Raspberry Pi

Chromium OS for Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi 4 Chromium OS installation and demo, including running Google Docs, Microsoft web apps, Photopea, YouTube, and more! Chapters: 00:00 Introduction 00:48 Getting Chromium OS 03:25 First Look 06:47 Browse as Guest 08:31 Applications 10:26 Just for Fun (Windows365 test) 14:42 Fast Boot Web Console

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IoT

Radxa Zero: a Tiny Quad Core SBC!

The Radxa Zero (a quad core single borad computer!) is featured in this video. Imagine what can be built with something like this. Chapters: 00:00 Introduction 00:48 Specifications 06:36 Guess the OS 08:28 TwisterOS Armbian 13:41 Software Support 17:07 Wrap

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Linux Windows

Windows 365: Testing a Cloud PC in Linux

Windows 365 is a new, online version of Windows that runs in what Microsoft call a Cloud PC. In this video, Explaining Computers sets up and accesses Windows 365 from Linux, including running some performance tests. Time stamps: 00:00 Introduction 01:18 A New Category of Computing 06:20 Windows on the Web 11:49 Performance 15:49 Remote […]

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Linux

Is the Linux Distro Zorin OS 16 a Good Windows Alternative?

ExplainingComputers reviews the Zorin OS 16 Linux distro, covering both Zorin OS 16 Core and Zorin OS 16 Pro. Includes installation, layouts and themes, applications and their installation, running Windows programs, and even a little on gaming. Chapters: 00:00 Introduction 00:38 Getting Zorin OS 05:04 Demo (Zorin OS Core) 09:23 Applications 16:36: Zorin OS 16 […]

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