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.
Whether you’re brand new to Linux, or a seasoned Linux veteran, the command line offers a bevy of uses. Try these tips for mastering the command line.
Dual booting Windows and Linux is a productivity boost, but isn’t always plain sailing. Here are seven dangers of dual booting that you should be aware of before installing a second operating system.
System76’s Pop!_OS Linux operating system is available for download, and is also shipping as the default option on new computers from System76. Should you check it out?
There remain corners the Linux ecosystem that aren’t fully open source. Perhaps it’s a hardware driver — for some, a proprietary software application may be required. Here’s where Linux is still playing catch-up.
With so many Linux operating systems to choose from, how do you know which one to use? Here are several Linux distros to get the job done, whether gaming, editing, or watching online TV.
There are hundreds of Linux sites out there, websites, blogs, and communities. These are the best ones you should follow.
Happy using the bash shell in Linux? Or would you prefer to try out an alternative? There’s tsch, fish, KornShell and Z Shell to choose from. But which of these Linux shells is best?
Signal, the messaging app which values privacy above all else, now has a standalone desktop app called Signal Desktop available for Windows, MacOS, and Linux.
Switching from Windows to Linux might seem complex, but it’s easy! Here’s how to your get important data and programs from one OS to the other.
Installing Linux on your desktop or laptop is easy. But can you just buy a Linux machine, straight off the shelf? Here are seven manufacturers doing just that.
Ever looked at your Linux desktop and thought, “I could definitely make this better”? One great option is Conky, capable of displaying everything from new themes to pleasantly-styled CPU temperature data.
Backup services close all the time, leaving you and your data up the creek. Perhaps it’s time to look at AWS? Here’s how to take advantage of the world’s leading cloud platform.
Saving the output of a command to a file is helpful if you’re trying to diagnose a problem, and it’s super easy to do.
Windows and macOS have giant corporations behind them, so you can trust them more than Linux, right? Wrong. Here are five compelling reasons why you should trust Linux first.
Ever encountered a Linux app that looks ugly and seems unusable? It’s why desktops have human interface guidelines. Windows and macOS have these guidelines. What about Linux?
Curious about Ubuntu, but not sure where to start? Everything you could possibly need to get started with the latest version of Ubuntu is right here, written in easy-to-understand, plain English.
MacOS and Linux each have a useful command, “man” which displays manual explanations for terminal commands. As they’re often lengthy, why not use the tldr tool to shorten them into readable chunks?
There are a few ways to get a create a live Linux USB drive that will boot on your Mac: you can do it with freeware, or get your hands dirty with the command line.
Switching from Windows to Linux means you’re going to lose some favorite apps. One tool that can help is Mono, a cross-platform framework that you’ve probably already used.
With VirtualBox you can easily install and test multiple operating systems. We’ll show you how to set up Windows 10 and Ubuntu Linux as a virtual machine.
Are you looking for a way to customize your Ubuntu splash screen? Want to tweak the logo of your chosen desktop environment? We show you how it’s possible.
A Linux operating system that has been gaining traction lately is Solus. Aimed at the everyday home user, let’s find out why Solus might make a perfect replacement for your current desktop OS.
Ubuntu has abandoned Unity in favor of a new spin on the GNOME 3 desktop. But is it really all that different from Unity? Here’s why you shouldn’t really be thinking about quitting Ubuntu.
Minecraft is one of the biggest games in the world, and runs on virtually every platform. Want to get it running on your Linux computer? We’ll show you how.