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.
Switching regularly between different Linux operating systems (distro hopping) lets you try out a new way to use your computer and carries many benefits.
Several browsers are available for the Raspberry Pi, but which is best? Should you stick with Chromium, or try one of the others? Let’s find out!
A new year is a time of change and reflection. An opportunity to change how we do things. That’s why it’s great to be a Linux user as we go into 2018.
Linux lacks easy emoji input. Several tools are available to resolve this problem, and they’re all easy to install, set up, and use. In fact, you’ll be typing emojis in no time!
You use Linux, you have tasks to get done, and you have limited time to do them. Check out these Linux to-do apps and extensions to help you stay focused.
Do you need to access computers and devices on your internal network from the outside world? Using a bastion host as the gatekeeper to your network may be the solution.
Programs written using the Electron framework don’t have the best reputations, but among the poor apps you’ll find some good ones. Here are several Electron-based Linux apps you should install.
The Spotify desktop app is now available as a snap, which makes it really easy to install and use without the need to install any other software first. Hoorah!
Checking out Ubuntu for the first time? Want something familiar? It’s a common problem that usually boils down to the choice: Ubuntu MATE or Linux Mint?
Linux and its apps known for their utilitarian bent. Linux software programs might be great, but their looks can take some getting used to.
With the holidays coming up, you may be a little nervous deciding what to get for the Linux lover in your life. Never fear, we’ve got Linux gift ideas for you!
Linux switchers will probably encounter the GNOME desktop, which is found in the most popular Linux versions. But once you’re up and running, which apps should you install? These will get you started.
Vineyard makes it easy to install and run Windows apps on Linux with Wine. Find out how to use it and get your favorite Windows software running in minutes!
The Vivaldi browser is great on any platform, but it really stands out at a Raspberry Pi browser. Read on to find out why you should use Vivaldi on your Pi.
Got spare hard disk drives that you want to use more efficiently with your Linux computer? You can with RAID, a system that can provide a performance boost, or add redundancy.
The Linux desktop is hugely configurable, from themes to a whole new environment. And if you want a lightweight desktop experience, you can even use a window manager as your desktop environment.
Many people switching to Linux have noticed that file transfer speeds increase. Why does this happen? Is it an illusion? Does Linux really have speedier file transfer speeds? And if it does, why?
Need to squeeze some extra processing power out of your Raspberry Pi? You should try a lightweight operating system. These examples will get you started.
The Chrome App Launcher on Chrome OS is now a shadow of its former self. Luckily, there are several to alternatives choose from. Here are six Chrome App Launcher replacements that’ll supercharge your productivity.
Have you ever wondered why your Linux operating system looks the way it does? All distributions have a default desktop environment, but how did your favorite Linux OS end up looking so awesome?
Whether you use Ubuntu or another Linux-based operating system, you may be asking yourself the question: Can I trust my favorite Linux desktop to stick around?
When you see a screenshot, what you think is the “operating system” is more likely to be the “desktop environment” — and Linux has a bunch of them, including this one called Cinnamon.
Live CDs are perhaps the most useful tool in any geek’s toolkit. This live CD how-to guide outlines many uses live CDs or DVDs can offer, from data recovery to enhancing privacy.
One of the biggest issues when dual booting is accessing data between the operating systems. Fortunately, there are solutions. This is how you can share your data across dual-booting operating systems.