I continue to enjoy seeing what can be done with WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) but even more fun is combining CMD.exe (the Windows console), Ubuntu on Windows (WSL), and DOSBox (an x86 emulator that lets you run OLD programs in original DOS that no longer run natively on Windows). Show More Summary
There are several reasons people opt for dark themes on their computers. Some find them easy on the eye while others prefer them because of their medical condition. Programmers, especially, like dark themes because they reduce glare on the eyes. Show More Summary
The latest version of the Wine compatibility layer for Windows on Linux is available for download.
Google is officially moving from Ubuntu to Debian for its in-house Linux desktop.
Ubuntu is the most popular version of desktop Linux. It gets most of the press and has the most users. When a developer provides a Linux version of a cross-platform app, often it’s only for Ubuntu. Sure, you can get games to run on whichever version of Linux you want, but Ubuntu’s often the one with official support. Show More Summary
Handling audio in Linux can be a pain. Pulseaudio has made it both better and worse. While some things work better than they did before, other things have become more complicated. Handling audio output is one of those things. If youShow More Summary
With Linux running one in three server instances on Azure, it's past time to learn how to do a good job of running Linux on Microsoft's Azure cloud
Regardless of what operating system you use, storing your data is important. One of the most popular ways to back up data is with an NAS. A Network Attached Storage (NAS) device is a server with a heavy focus on data storage, making it the perfect candidate for a home file server. Show More Summary
If you’re a first-time Linux user, there’s a decent chance you’re using Elementary OS. The relatively young Linux operating system has accrued millions of downloads over the past half decade, with many of them coming from computers running Windows or macOS. Show More Summary
The “Year of the Linux Desktop” is a fabled time when Linux finally rises up and becomes the dominant desktop operating system, supplanting Windows. Now, that might sound ridiculous, but the notion has been fueled over the years by Linux’s rise to dominance in every other market. Show More Summary
No more Microsoft, says Barcelona City Council, in pursuit of "full technological sovereignty".
Yuzu is an experimental emulator for Nintendo's Switch console. No, it does not run commercial games. It is written in C++ with portability in mind, with builds actively maintained for Windows, Linux and macOS. The emulator is currently only useful for homebrew development and research purposes. Show More Summary
Gravit Designer is a completely free vector design application. It’s available in the browser as well as on Linux, Mac, ChromeOS, and Windows. In this video from my course, Gravit Designer Quick Start, we’ll take a look at Gravit’s text system. Show More Summary
Operating systems, game consoles, and web browsers remain pretty polarizing. Users benefit from tons of choice with browsers, from Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, and Opera to Firefox. With the release of its 57th version, dubbed Firefox Quantum, comes a major overhaul. Show More Summary
There are several reasons one may like having multiple desktop environments side by side on one Linux distro. User interface, resource usage, extra features, and stability are some reasons some keep multiple desktop environments. Linux Mint comes in different versions, with different desktop environments and default applications. Show More Summary
Barcelona, one of the most popular cities in the Europe is now switching to open-source software by replacing Microsoft Windows, Office and Exchange with Linux, Libre Office and Open Xchange respectively. The city council is already piloting the use of Ubuntu Linux desktops along with Mozilla Firefox as the default browser. Show More Summary
As with any serious programming language, Python supports third-party libraries and frameworks that you can install to prevent having to reinvent the wheel with every new project. You can find these on a central repository called PyPI (Python Package Index). Show More Summary
One of the creators of the rather popular Citra 3DS Emulator has announced they are working on a new project - a Nintendo Switch emulator for Windows, Mac and Linux. More »
If you’re a hardcore Android fan, you’re probably aware that your favorite mobile operating system descends from Linux. We’ve covered in the past how Android is based on open source components, and that the Linux kernel is one of those. Show More Summary
Linux often gets associated with being cheap. It’s a bit unfair, but it’s true that you can save some big bucks if you buy a computer with a free operating system. So how inexpensive can you go? Check out these best cheap Linux laptops to save money. Show More Summary