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.
Free and open source desktops are great, but they aren’t exactly popular. Yet I’ve been running Linux exclusively for the better part of a decade. Here are a few reasons why.
Looking for some awesome Linux-compatible games on the cheap? You’re in luck! Here are Steam’s finest Linux-ready titles, available to download to your PC at no charge.
The Raspberry Pi may be the tech world’s prodigy, but it’s still vulnerable to remote attacks and intrusion. We show you how to protect it.
Having an app store of its own has really brought Elementary OS to life with a great choice of apps. I use these AppCenter tools to improve my productivity — perhaps you will too.
Linux is a superb operating system for kids to learn computing, and never has this been more obvious than with Sugar on a Stick (SoaS), an educational Linux OS.
USB Kill is just one of several risks your Linux device might face from the USB port. How can you protect your computer from USB-dwelling malware?
The Mac is an excellent host for many of the open source community’s best free tools, and MacPorts is your “app store” for all this great software
Linux for mobile devices offers a completely different experience to Android and iOS. Here’s why Linux mobile is a great option, as well as drawbacks to switching from your favorite mobile OS.
Unlike commercial operating systems, Linux lets you change your desktop environment. One of the most popular is MATE, but how good is it, and should you install it on your Linux PC? Let’s find out.
You might have heard about the Wayland display server, but what is it? How does it affect you and your Linux computer? Here’s what you need to know.
If you have a frozen app on your Chromebook, don’t despair. We’ll show you how to use Chrome’s task manager to close unresponsive apps in seconds.
You’ve switched from Windows. You’re using your first Linux operating system. And you want to watch a DVD. But there is no integrated solution? Here’s how you fix it.
How can you squeeze more time from your battery and enjoy a truly portable Linux computing experience?
RISC OS is a remarkable operating system released in 1987. Today we show you how and why to get it running on a Raspberry Pi!
How has your two-terabyte hard disk drive filled up so quickly? Find out with a disk usage viewing tool — several are available, but which one should you choose? Let’s find out!
Regardless of whether you believe Linux to be the most secure OS, all operating systems have risks and vulnerabilities that can be exploited. Here’s how to deal with them on Linux.
Linux is the most widely-used free and open source operating system in the world. Unlike commercial alternatives, no person or company can take credit. But why is it free? And who is behind Linux?
It’s actually pretty easy to use Android as your desktop operating system once you know how.
Stuck with Linux? The best place to get help is online, but, it’s important to approach support in a certain way. Need help getting a reply on a support forum? Try these tips!
Are you struggling to decide which virtual machine software to use? VirtualBox and VMware Workstation Player are both free. But which one is best for you? Let us help you find out!
Did you run into the dreaded “Windows 10 is no longer supported on this PC” error message? Here’s why this is occurring and what your options for moving forward are.
Linux is a great desktop operating system — ideal for everyone, regardless of prior computer knowledge. If you know how to use a smartphone or tablet, then you can use Linux.
Skype for Linux is now available for download, but is it as full featured as its Windows and Mac cousins? Let’s take a closer look.
Do you want to install Linux, but can’t leave Windows? Try a virtual machine to run your favorite version of Linux inside Windows. We show you how to set up VMware Workstation Player.