Wondering which Ubuntu should you use and why? Here are your answers.
It is safe, but may not be as safe as Canonical wants us to think.
You never noticed that there was a pattern, did you?
Step by step beginners guide with screenshot to show you how to install Linux on a Chromebook.
Stories that matter to a Linux user. Here are the best and biggest of the year 2015.
Looking to get started with Swift in Linux? Here is what you need to do to make your first Swift project in Ubuntu Linux.
Looking for Fedora derivatives? Here are best Fedora based Linux distributions.
Fedora based Chapeau Linux version 23 is available for download. See what’s new.
Chromebooks are selling like hot cakes. Gartner estimated that around 7 million Chromebooks will be sold in the year 2015. These budget friendly, relatively lower hardware configuration laptops come with Google’s Chrome OS. While Chrome OS itself is based on Linux, like Android, it doesn’t really provide the complete Linux experience. This is the reason why […]
Screenshot guide to show you how to install Arch-based beginner friendly Linux Antergos.
These tips and tools will surely help you in increasing your productivity in Linux environment.
24 years after Linux. Here are some interesting facts you should know about it.
How can I help Linux? This is a question often asked by Linux lovers who want to give it back to the community of GNU/Linux. Linux and Open Source both are heavily community oriented and if you think about helping Linux, it is indeed a sign of a real Linux lover. But this question is […]
We often dual boot Windows and Ubuntu but at times users need to triple boot system. Today I’m going to show how to triple boot Windows with two Linux without any trouble. As when you dual boot you get two operating systems when you start computer, in the same way in triple boot you’ll get three OS and you […]
Yes! Linux is the king of supercomputers’ world.
Wondering how to edit PDF files in Linux? You won’t believe that editing PDF files could be this easy in any Linux distro including Ubuntu.
Most effective tools and tricks that will guaranteed reduce the overheating in Linux laptops.
Ubuntu 15.04 is releasing tomorrow on 23 April. Wondering what’s new in Ubuntu 15.04? Here, I have compiled a list of new features in Ubuntu 15.04. I did the upgrade from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04 few days back and have been using it since. I must say there are not many new features in […]
This is a complete tutorial to show you how to share folders over local network in Ubuntu. Do you have multiple devices in your home? Do you have to use Flash Drive or SD card to transfer data from Ubuntu to another computer? Do you find it annoying? We know you do. Because we don’t want you […]
elementary OS Freya has been released today. I have already tried out this beautiful Linux distribution. There has been several changes between the previous version Luna and upcoming Freya. If you are curious about what’s new in Freya, I am going to show you some of the new features in elementary OS Freya and a quick […]
Bodhi Linux, one of the popular lightweight Linux distributions, has a new major release 3.0.0 available for download now. If you are not aware of Bodhi Linux, it is a minimalist Linux distribution which is based on Ubuntu. It has lightweight Enlightenment desktop Environment and it ships with a tiny set of default applications. What’s […]
The other day when I installed Elementary OS in dual boot with Windows, I encountered a Grub error at the reboot time. I was presented with command line with error message: Minimal BASH like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. anywhere else TAB lists possible device or file […]
Yes! You read it correct. The minimalist Linux distribution CrunchBang Linux has been discontinued. CrunchBang Linux, popularly known for its abbreviated symbol #!, is based on Debian and comes with Openbox window manager. The dark themed Linux was/is a popular Linux choice for many experience Linux users.
Earlier this month I told you about three beautiful Linux OS releasing in 2015. Among the three, Evolve OS has just released its first beta version. Evolve OS is not based on the popular choice of Ubuntu or Fedora. Instead it is built from scratch and it uses PiSi package manager. It is also introducing […]
MEGA is a cloud storage service launched by the founder of controversial file sharing website Megaupload, Kim Dotcom. MEGA claims to provide end to end encryption and thus keeping your data private. The encryption key is held by the user instead of the cloud service provider, claims MEGA. Features of MEGA cloud service Following are some […]
End of 2014 is approaching and it’s time to look for what’s coming in year 2015 for Linux. Well, there will be plenty of things such as Ubuntu Phone, Tizen Phone, Linux based DIY microcomputers, new Linux releases etc. Among all these, there are three beautiful Linux distributions that are slotted for a stable release […]
Year 2014 is coming to an end and this is the time to summarize some of the biggest Linux stories in year 2014. All year round we have followed some good, some bad and some ugly stories related to Linux and Open Source. Let’ have a quick recap on how was the year 2014 for […]
Microsoft has announced its upcoming operating system Windows 10. The name ‘Windows 10’ has surprised many as people were expecting it to be called Windows 9 as the current version is Windows 8.1. Most plausible reason for this is to avoid conflicts with old codes that dealt with Windows 95. Windows 10 promises some features […]
Step by step, screenshot guide to show you how to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows with UEFI.
Watching Netflix on Windows is easy. You can use the web browser or the desktop app but its not the same story in Linux. It does not work by default in Linux as Netflix requires Microsoft Silverlight and since it’s “the Microsoft”, it is obviously not available on Linux. So is there no way we can […]
Ubuntu 14.04 features include plenty of eye candy and some performance boost. Its successor 14.10, on the other hand, doesn’t offer a lot of new things when compared to 14.04. If you are doing a clean install, you may wonder about what things to do after installing Ubuntu 14.04. Requirements vary from person to person, depending […]
Ubuntu 14.04 is due to release in a week or so. Some of you might be curious about what’s new in Ubuntu 14.04. I have upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 beta and have been using it for some days now and I would say it’s pretty impressive, both in terms of looks and performance. Curious? […]
Wondering about switching to Linux? Here are 10 reasons why you should switch to Linux from Windows.
Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP. Which means your computer won’t be getting any software updates including security updates. That would leave your computer running Windows XP even more vulnerable to virus and malware. Now, you have only few options to replace Windows XP. And those are: Continue running Windows XP and make your […]
Team behind Numix Project has unveiled the plan for a new Linux distribution. If you do not know already, Numix is known for its beautiful GTK and icon themes which is undoubtedly one of the best themes for Ubuntu, not only for Unity but GNOME Shell themes as well. This yet-to-be-named new Linux distribution will be developed […]
9 tips that will speed up Ubuntu 14.04 to give you an overall improved system performance.
I don’t understand the point of reinventing the wheel if you can’t make it better. Linux Mint has reinvented the wheel (Ubuntu) in a better one. Pear OS, on the other hand, while reinventing the wheel has focused so much on its look that the wheel is not ‘roll-able’ any more.
Pear OS is an Ubuntu based Linux distribution that mimics Apple’s OS X completely. OS X is known for its elegant looks and it is no surprise that some Linux distribution try to imitate it. Elementary OS Luna also takes inspiration from OS X but Pear OS completely imitates it. Since I always prefer to […]
Can’t decide Linux Mint or Ubuntu? Here are 5 things that makes Linux Mint a better Linux desktop for beginners than Ubuntu.
Linux usage is growing, and so is the acceptance of Open Source products. All year round in 2013, we have seen various news stories which hints that popularity of Linux and Open Source is growing. There were also some incidents which were not pleasant. In this article of Year 2013 for Linux series, we shall […]
In the first of Year 2013 For Linux series, we saw fourteen new Linux distributions that had their first stable release in 2013. In this article we shall see the Linux distributions which will no longer be developed. Call it a good news as there are only two Linux distributions which will be discontinued. Lets […]
Year 2013 is coming to an end. I’ll be covering a series of articles under the title of Year 2013 for Linux. I’ll try to consolidate how good or bad was the year 2013 for Linux. We’ll go through all the main stories related to Linux that happened in 2013. I’ll start the series with […]
Linux Mint 16 Petra has been released recently. Based on Ubuntu 13.10, Linux Mint comes with Cinnamon and Mate desktop environments (separately). I was using Ubuntu 13.10 before and replaced it with Linux Mint 16 to try my hands on it. [Read: How to install Linux Mint 16 in dual boot with Windows 8]. After […]
This article was originally written for Linux Mint 16 but the steps are exactly the same to dual boot Linux Mint 17 with Windows. Last week I switched from Ubuntu 13.10 to Linux Mint 16 (which is also based on Ubuntu 13.10). For the sake of experimenting, I have been switching between Linux distributions quite […]
When I bought Nexus 7, the first thing on my mind was to install Ubuntu touch on it. But to do that, Nexus 7 has to be rooted first. In this article, I’ll show you how to root Nexus 7 2013 in Ubuntu Linux. This tutorial was performed with a Dell Inspiron running Ubuntu 13.10 […]
Ever since I bought Nexus 7 2013 WiFi (Flo) model, I wanted to install Ubuntu on it. This cannot be done without rooting Nexus 7. And it is always better to root Nexus devices with an unlocked bootloader. In this post, I’ll show you how to unlock bootloader of Nexus 7 2013 in Ubuntu Linux. […]
What happens when you don’t find your favourite application in the list of ‘open with’ applications? Ever thought how to add an application in the list of open with applications in the right click menu? A lot of my how to articles include screenshots. While I use Gimp for resizing and compressing the image, I […]
SolusOS, a Debian based beginner friendly Linus distribution, is taking its last breath. SolusOS founder Ikey Doherty announced that SolusOS will no longer be developed due to lack of man power. It is with a heavy heart that I must announce the closure of SolusOS. Simply put, there is no longer enough manpower to fulfil […]
Ubuntu 13.10, codenamed Saucy Salamander has been released as per its schedule on 17th October. If you did not upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10 and instead you did a clean install of Ubuntu 13.10, you might be wondering what are the things to do after installing Ubuntu 13.10. This is one of the […]
You might think it is a bit late to write on how to root Samsung Galaxy S2 in Ubuntu Linux because its been over 3 years since its release and there are already Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4 in market. But it was only recently when I decided to root my Samsung Galaxy S2 after […]