Jay LaCroix is a technologist from Michigan, with a focus on Linux and open-source software. Using Linux since 2002, Jay has been a die-hard fan ever since. He is currently a Senior Solutions Architect and freelance consultant and enjoys training and empowering others to use Linux and to make the most of this amazing software. In his free time, Jay is an author of books such as Linux Mint Essentials, Mastering Linux Network Administration and most recently, Mastering Ubuntu Server. In addition, Jay creates instructional Linux videos at www.learnlinux.tv.

Authored Content

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Set up your computer to boot into Windows 10 or Ubuntu 18.04 as needed.
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Play your favorite classic Nintendo, Sega, and Sony console games on Linux.
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On GNOME's 21st birthday, we highlight some of the features we enjoy the most.
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In the third (and final) article in this series, learn how to automate GNOME configuration changes with Ansible.
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Learn how to make Ansible automatically apply configuration changes to a fleet of laptops and desktops.

Contributed Content


Celebrating Penguin Awareness Day with stories about the moment we learned about Linux.