logo-background menu search youtube google search-start close email facebook twitter pinterest stumbleupon whatsapp amazon label-rectangle triangle-long down

Linux

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.

Xournal – A Great Note-Taking Application For Linux

Linux

Xournal – A Great Note-Taking Application For Linux

There are many applications out there that try to make your life easier by letting you take useful notes that you can search and manipulate in a number of ways. Some of these programs do a decent job while others fail you miserably. Xournal is an amazing little program that has many great purposes and can easily become one of your must-haves. Best of all, it runs great on Linux!

14-04-2011
Xournal – A Great Note-Taking Application For Linux
6 Cool VLC Tips & Tricks You Might Not Know About

Windows Linux

6 Cool VLC Tips & Tricks You Might Not Know About

VideoLan’s VLC media player is a real box of tricks and is just as effective on a Windows operating system as it is on Mac or Linux. Those of you who are already using VLC might be surprised to know there’s a few features that don’t really get the recognition they deserve. Here are a few tips and tricks that will hopefully help you get more use and enjoyment from VLC.

13-04-2011
6 Cool VLC Tips & Tricks You Might Not Know About
Free CAD Drawing for Linux, Windows & Mac Using LibreCAD

Windows Linux

Free CAD Drawing for Linux, Windows & Mac Using LibreCAD

LibreCAD Beta 4 is a free 2D open source CAD client, which can be used for all manner of 2D design, including architectural plans, engineering drafting, graphic design and the design of mechanical parts. The LibreCAD client is quite advanced for open source CAD software, allowing layer control and complex item selection processes. It’s free for Windows, Mac and Linux.

12-04-2011
Free CAD Drawing for Linux, Windows & Mac Using LibreCAD
UMPlayer – Another Feature Packed Cross-Platform Media Player

Windows Linux

UMPlayer – Another Feature Packed Cross-Platform Media Player

There’s no shortage of quality free media players to entertain your eyes and ears, regardless of your computer or operating system. With cracking cost-free solutions like VLC and iTunes alternative JetAudio, you really shouldn’t be paying for this sort of software. Universal Media Player, or UMPlayer for short, is yet another addition to the media player category.

11-04-2011
UMPlayer – Another Feature Packed Cross-Platform Media Player
The Top 5 Portable Apps For Linux

Linux

The Top 5 Portable Apps For Linux

Most of us know about portable apps for Windows, and how useful they can be sometimes. It’s great to simply have your favorite programs and add-ons with you, especially in the case of browsers. However, portable apps for Linux have been nonexistent, at least until now. Lately a decent collection of Linux portable apps have showed up, and are now worth mentioning.

11-04-2011
The Top 5 Portable Apps For Linux
4 Recommended Linux Distros To Help You Choose The Right One For You

Linux

4 Recommended Linux Distros To Help You Choose The Right One For You

When you finally decide to take the plunge and have a stroll through Linux Avenue, you’ll need to be able to decide which distro is right for you. Making the right choice is an important step, because it can help make your experience much more enjoyable. Make sure you know exactly what you want, as it’ll make the selection process a whole lot easier.

07-04-2011
4 Recommended Linux Distros To Help You Choose The Right One For You
4 Great Tools for Editing RAW Photos in Linux

Linux

4 Great Tools for Editing RAW Photos in Linux

These days most digital SLR cameras include the ability to shoot in RAW, an uncompressed image format that gives you great control over a number of photographic variables. This can vary from the basics like white balance and exposure; to curve adjustment, lens vignetting and more. As a semi-serious photographer and Linux user, you’ll be forgiven for feeling a bit left out when it comes to post-processing.

06-04-2011
4 Great Tools for Editing RAW Photos in Linux
Some Great Linux Alternatives For 4 Tasks Normally Requiring Windows

Linux

Some Great Linux Alternatives For 4 Tasks Normally Requiring Windows

Linux has been receiving plenty of attention lately and none of that is going away anytime soon. You can now do things with Linux that you might’ve thought would only work in Windows. Here are some common problems and Linux solutions that you can take advantage of right away.

04-04-2011
Some Great Linux Alternatives For 4 Tasks Normally Requiring Windows