Danny is a senior at the University of North Texas who enjoys all aspects of open source software and Linux.
Linux is everywhere, and has the potential to be everywhere, including places in the world where computing needs to be extraordinarily affordable. Linux is the perfect solution for this, but why?
We’re halfway through 2014, and a handful of Linux distributions have already made a big splash in the community. Which distributions are the best ones for this year? Let’s take a look.
There are plenty of Ubuntu-based derivatives that try to solve problems in their own ways, but one distribution that’s gaining some special attention is Deepin.
This isn’t about making your Linux installation even leaner (although it does make a difference). No, this is all about forcing your hardware to go full-throttle.
Canonical is at work on Unity 8, which looks more to revolutionize the desktop shell rather than just evolve it. Here’s how you can try it.
If you’re interested in learning about Linux, some distributions are better than others at helping you out. Depending on how deep you want to go, there are different distros that are ideal for you.
One of the few pieces of hardware that may cause the most trouble on a Linux system is a printer. If it’s supported, it’ll take a few steps to get it to work.
The Ubuntu Software Center made searching for software a lot easier, avoiding lists of confusing package names. Now, you can replace the Ubuntu Software Center with something else — something faster.
Microsoft just bumped up the amount of free storage you get with OneDrive, so you might want to use it on your favorite Linux distribution. However, Microsoft doesn’t have an official client for Ubuntu.
If you have multiple hard drives in your Linux system, you don’t have to treat them as different storage devices. With Btrfs, you can easily create a storage pool out of those hard drives.
Don’t miss out on new features and performance improvements in Flash simply because you want to use Firefox. Here’s how to get the latest version of Flash for Firefox in Linux.
Personal assistants like Siri and Google Now can be pretty useful, but there’s used to be nothing like that for your Linux computer. Now it’s Linux’s turn with Betty.
There’s a Linux parental control utility that controls access to the computer account, not just Internet access. If you want your kid to stay off the computer, you need Timekpr.
Deciding whether switching to Linux isn’t so easy, because Linux isn’t perfect and sadly not for everyone — although we’d like to think that. Is it for you?
While it’s true that Windows still has a better selection of games, there are plenty of “AAA” titles (the really big hits) that are already available under Linux.
Although the Surface Pro 2 might not be the latest and greatest, is it still a good device to get?
If you love games like SimCity, Rollercoaster Tycoon, and OpenTTD, then you’ll love Prison Architect. We’re here to help you get better at it!
To get the best performance and least wear-and-tear on your solid state drive, try these optimizations for your Linux system.
It’s been out for a while, and Samsung has finally released its successor, the Samsung Chromebook 2.
You’ve installed a fresh copy of your favorite Ubuntu-based Linux distribution, either directly on your…
Installing an operating system to the virtual machine isn’t enough – you need to install VirtualBox’s Guest Additions for the best experience. What exactly do they do, and how can you install them?
Can you rely solely on SteamOS with good performance, or should you still keep that dual-boot with Windows? Let’s take a look.
On Linux laptops, one of the most common complaints is that the battery life isn’t that great. You can find out what settings are best for your system using PowerTOP.
Do you like the look of KDE, but wish it were less resource-hungry? With LXQt, your wish has finally been granted.