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.
You’ve got your shiny new Linux installation on your system for the first time, and everything seems to working perfectly. Everything, except the Internet. Follow this troubleshooting guide to pinpoint the problem.
The cross-platform media server Plex now supports movie trailers and extras. We show you how to add those clips to your movie library.
While the KDE Frameworks is considered to be stable, not all things KDE have been modernized. However, you can use other methods to try out KDE 5 until it’s widely available.
Linux development can actually get exciting at times, especially when there are some major changes in a piece of software. However, you may be preventing yourself from benefitting by not making the right decisions.
Running Linux on a system with a HiDPI display, you may have noticed that everything is either tiny or perhaps just looks weird. We’ll help you get a better experience on your HiDPI display.
School is almost back in session! For Linux users, there are two top-notch distributions out there specifically aimed towards education: Edubuntu and UberStudent.
It is now possible to watch Netflix on any Linux system, so long as you run the Chrome browser starting with version 37.
If you’re tired of Windows, or don’t want to pay for new Windows releases, it’s a good time to take a good look at whether Linux can work for you.
Linux may have been a scary operating system before, but all of that has changed in recent years. These myths, which are more accurately called lies, are now dead.
If you’d like to learn Linux, but want some ways to speed up the process, here are ten shortcuts you can use to learn as fast as possible.
You can’t ever have enough desktop environments for Linux systems! For each new desktop environment, there’s another choice for users that may suit their needs and preferences better than any other solution.
Not too long ago we gave you 12 tips on how to tweak your Ubuntu installation. Now, we’ve come up with another 10 things you can do to make Ubuntu feel even more like home.
A fillable PDF document can help you collect feedback and information and you can print it, too. We show you how to design your own form, step by step.
It’s crucial to use strong passwords for your online accounts. Without a secure password, it’s easy for others to crack yours. However, you can get your computer to choose one for you.
For a good amount of people, the choice between Windows 8 and Ubuntu can primarily come down to the user experience, which is largely attributed to the desktop environment.
Ditching cable? Stay away from dedicated media center devices. Your spare PC makes for an excellent alternative because it’s cheap to set up, more powerful, and forever flexible.
GOG has started to support Linux games, with 50 Linux-compatible titles available at launch. For a limited only, GOG’s Linux Offerings are 75% off. But not sure what to buy? Read on.
Can’t find a particular song on Spotify or Rdio? Try Atraci, a Windows, Mac and Linux music player powered by YouTube with no ads and no need to sign up for an account.
Linux is everywhere, and has the potential to be everywhere, including places in the world where computing needs to be extraordinarily affordable. Linux is the perfect solution for this, but why?
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.
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.