Get the most out of earth’s best open-source operating system. We’ll highlight the best Linux distros, software and games, and share tips useful for anyone switching from Windows or OS X.
If you ripped all your DVDs and Blu-Rays, you could create an amazing media center. Of course the main obstacle to ripping is the disk’s copy protection. Enter our hero: MakeMKV.
We’re halfway through 2014, and a handful of Linux distributions have already made a big splash in the community. Which distributions are the best ones for this year? Let’s take a look.
There are plenty of Ubuntu-based derivatives that try to solve problems in their own ways, but one distribution that’s gaining some special attention is Deepin.
Whether you’ve been putting off Linux for years or you’re just hearing about it, there are ample reasons to start today. Want to try now? These resources will get you started.
This isn’t about making your Linux installation even leaner (although it does make a difference). No, this is all about forcing your hardware to go full-throttle.
Canonical is at work on Unity 8, which looks more to revolutionize the desktop shell rather than just evolve it. Here’s how you can try it.
If you’re interested in learning about Linux, some distributions are better than others at helping you out. Depending on how deep you want to go, there are different distros that are ideal for you.
One of the few pieces of hardware that may cause the most trouble on a Linux system is a printer. If it’s supported, it’ll take a few steps to get it to work.
If you have a Windows XP user in your life, you may want to try migrating them to Linux so they can use a free, secure operating system still getting security updates.
The Ubuntu Software Center made searching for software a lot easier, avoiding lists of confusing package names. Now, you can replace the Ubuntu Software Center with something else — something faster.
If you want an uncomplicated note-taking app, Simplenote is not the only noteworthy (excuse the pun) option available to you.
Microsoft just bumped up the amount of free storage you get with OneDrive, so you might want to use it on your favorite Linux distribution. However, Microsoft doesn’t have an official client for Ubuntu.