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At MakeUseOf, we cover Linux quite a bit as the “alternative” to Windows and Mac OS X. However, those aren’t the only three operating systems out there — there’s also the BSD family of Unix-like operating systems, which are technically speaking different from Linux. In the name of fair competition, it’s time that we gave […]
Here are seven different applications you can use to write notes and increase your productivity in Linux. Often there are web versions available, but we’ll instead focus on alternative desktop applications you can use.
There’s a Chromebook for virtually every need and budget. And while we’ve been looking at some of the newer form factors (like the all-in-one desktop), it’s time to go back to basics. Smooth performance and a budget friendly price – is this the Chromebook you’re looking for? At the end of this review, you’ll be […]
To help answer your questions, we’ll take a look at 10 popular Windows applications and whether you have options for them in Linux.
Linux is full of awesome apps, both open source and proprietary. People new to Linux and even seasoned Linux users tend to find new and useful software quite often. Here’s what we love.
So you got a new Android phone or tablet for Christmas, but now what? Learn how to get it set up and take care of it!
Mac OS X is used as the poster child for a clean and elegant interface. As a Linux writer, it’s my duty to make comparisons amongst Linux distros, but also against the competition.
Ubuntu is now 10 years old! The king of Linux distributions has come a long way since its inception in 2004, so let’s look at how it has developed differently to Debian, the distribution upon which it is based.
Chrome OS is blasting it’s way haphazardly onto different form factors – but can it really take on the all-in-one desktop? Here comes the LG Chromebase ($329) to prove it can. Or not.
Minecraft on Linux does still suffer from performance issues from time to time. However, there are some steps that you can take that can make every little bit of difference.
We’ve lauded praise on Chromebooks before because they’re useful and cheap – but now Google is coming for your desktop. Today we’ll see if the ASUS Chromebox (starting at $159, but $379 as reviewed) is a competent desktop replacement. At the end of this review, you’ll be able to enter a giveaway for a chance to win this ASUS Chromebox! About […]
Linux didn’t appear out of thin air; before the creation of Linux, and before the rise of Windows, the computing world was dominated by Unix. What exactly is the difference between Linux and Unix?
Impatiently waiting for the 5.0 Lollipop over-the-air update? Wait no longer! Get Lollipop on your Nexus device now.
Fedora is known for being a cutting-edge distribution, so there will be a lot of interesting software and technologies that you’ll get to use in December.
Now, openSUSE has been automating QA tasks so that systems can test the stability of packages themselves, thus turning Factory into something that has brand new packages and actually has a decent expectation of stability.