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.
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.
Linux isn’t invulnerable. But just because Linux has security holes doesn’t mean you need antivirus or firewall software. Here are a few reasons why it may not be as helpful as you think.
Perhaps you have a habit of pasting small yellow pieces of notes all over your table just to remind you to do a particular task. Stop! Make your notes on Linux instead.
Are you strapped for hard disk space? One solution is to install a super small Linux distro. Not sure which one to pick. We tested them so you don’t have to!
Efficiency is key to becoming productive. The KDE Plasma desktop environment offers a nice selection of simple tweaks that will turn you into a KDE efficiency rock star. Here are five to get you started.
Some distributions have a company behind them. Ubuntu, the most popular desktop Linux operating system, is one, and it’s not alone. But does having corporate responsibilities reduce, or enhance a Linux distro developer?
Learn everything you need to know about Shotcut with our beginner’s tutorial, and you’ll be making your own movies in no time!
Elementary OS has developed into a compelling computing experience in 2017. Wondering if it’s time to make the switch from your current Linux operating system? Here’s why the answer is Yes.
Switching from Windows to Linux is simple, but you might find particular programs are incompatible. Microsoft Office is one of those, but there are solutions. Here’s how to install Microsoft Excel on Linux Ubuntu.
Concerned that Gedit has been abandoned by its developer? While we don’t know what the future holds, one of these seven Linux text editors should make an adequate replacement.
PDF is the filetype of choice for many forms of information on the internet. Linux hasn’t always had the best support for PDF, however, times have changed. Let’s look at your options!
There are lots of Linux desktop environments out there — including some great ones you probably haven’t heard of. Here are five of our favorites.