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.
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.
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.
Most Linux operating systems are simple to install; others are not. If you want to gain more control over your computer, you might opt for a tough-to-install Linux distro like these five.
Do you use both a Mac and a Windows PC? Getting tired of switching between the two? Well, now you don’t have to!
Chromebooks are delightfully robust machines. Unlike PCs and Macs, they can take a real hammering before breaking down. But they’re not perfect: here are seven most common Chromebook errors, and how to solve them.
As operating systems go, Chrome OS is arguably the most reliable. But should you ever need to reinstall the OS, you might run into difficulty. Here’s how to perform a clean reinstall on your Chromebook.
It’s a $100 laptop that runs Linux – it obviously isn’t going to replace your MacBook. But it’s not actually as bad as we thought it might be.
Free and open source desktops are great, but they aren’t exactly popular. Yet I’ve been running Linux exclusively for the better part of a decade. Here are a few reasons why.
Looking for some awesome Linux-compatible games on the cheap? You’re in luck! Here are Steam’s finest Linux-ready titles, available to download to your PC at no charge.
The Raspberry Pi may be the tech world’s prodigy, but it’s still vulnerable to remote attacks and intrusion. We show you how to protect it.
Having an app store of its own has really brought Elementary OS to life with a great choice of apps. I use these AppCenter tools to improve my productivity — perhaps you will too.
Linux is a superb operating system for kids to learn computing, and never has this been more obvious than with Sugar on a Stick (SoaS), an educational Linux OS.
USB Kill is just one of several risks your Linux device might face from the USB port. How can you protect your computer from USB-dwelling malware?
The Mac is an excellent host for many of the open source community’s best free tools, and MacPorts is your “app store” for all this great software
Linux for mobile devices offers a completely different experience to Android and iOS. Here’s why Linux mobile is a great option, as well as drawbacks to switching from your favorite mobile OS.
Unlike commercial operating systems, Linux lets you change your desktop environment. One of the most popular is MATE, but how good is it, and should you install it on your Linux PC? Let’s find out.