So, you’ve made the switch from Windows or MacOSX to GNU/Linux, congratulations! There is a good chance that you’ve also installed a distribution like Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora, or perhaps Manjaro; and so you have a wide range of software already installed. Show More Summary
At Build 2017 in May, Microsoft announced that it’s bringing Ubuntu, SUSE Linux, and Fedora to the Windows Store for Windows 10 PCs. Today, SUSE has released the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 and openSUSE Leap 42 on the Windows Store for Windows 10. Show More Summary
Coming from a Mac environment, there's a lot I like about Ubuntu Linux but one thing still confuses me: Why do app menus show up on the very top of the screen, rather than on the app windows themselves? Can I change this behavior?? The post Move Ubuntu Linux Menus to App Windows? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
Ubuntu ranks as arguably the most popular Linux operating system. It’s certainly one of the best known. It’s one of those distributions that keeps users coming back. However, Ubuntu varies quite a bit. Within Ubuntu, there are two distinct flavors: a stable release and long term service (LTS) iteration. Show More Summary
Ubuntu is changing. From its position as the most well-known Linux distro with its own unique desktop environment, Unity, Ubuntu’s evolution is continuing. From Ubuntu 18.04 onwards, the operating system will abandon Unity and return to the GNOME desktop. Show More Summary
The thought of compiling your own kernels strikes fear in the hearts of new Linux users. It sounds terrifying, building the most crucial part of your system from scratch. The truth is, though, building the Linux kernel is really easy. Show More Summary
Windows-based fonts don’t appear by default on Linux-based systems like Ubuntu. In most cases, this isn’t a huge problem, but if you want to improve compatibility between word processors, then it might be useful to have Microsoft fonts on your Ubuntu PC. Show More Summary
Get even more from your Android device by running a desktop OS! There are lots of options including Debian (no root) and full Ubuntu Linux (root).
One of the biggest surprises at Microsoft’s Build developer conference last year was that the company was building support for the Bash shell on top of an Ubuntu-based Linux subsystem right into Windows 10. This feature launched widely...Show More Summary
Microsoft is doubling down on its support for Linux by announcing that three of the most popular Linux distros are coming to the Windows Store. This means that Ubuntu, Fedora, and OpenSUSE will all soon be available on Windows 10. Which will make most developers very happy bunnies. Show More Summary
Microsoft just announced that three different versions of the free Linux operating system — Ubuntu, Suse, and Fedora — are coming to the Windows Store, the app market in Windows 10. It sounds weird, but it makes perfect sense. In early...Show More Summary
At day two of its Build developer conference in Seattle today, Microsoft noted that it’s simplifying the process of installing Linux through its own Windows 10 OS, so you can run Windows and Linux apps side-by-side. Three flavors ofShow More Summary
At last year’s Build developer conference, Microsoft first announced the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) that enables developers to run native Ubuntu user-mode console binaries through the Bash shell in Windows 10. At this year’s Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced support for SUSE Linux and Fedora Linux. This new support will allow developers running […]
At its Build 2017 developer conference today, Microsoft announced that Ubuntu has arrived in the Windows Store. The company also revealed that it is working with Fedora and Suse to bring their distributions to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in Windows 10. At Build 2016 last year, Microsoft announced plans to bring the Bash […]
For running Windows games and applications on Linux, Wine is easily the best option. The Wine Project is actively maintained and supported by a thriving community. It’s continually improving and adding compatibility for programs. Wine Staging takes all of that to the next level. Show More Summary
We begin with the usual list of things you pretty much always do after installing every Linux OS. Why these things are not automatically done for you on installation is a bit mysterious, but down deep there are generally reasons (legal reasons) for some of these things. In fact, pretty much everything here, with some…
A Zapus is a kind of jumping mouse. A Zesty Zapus is the new Ubuntu Linux operating system, 17.04. It has just been released and has some important features. But Zesty Zapus is not as interesting at the Artful Aardvark, which I’ll discuss briefly below. Support of 32 bit hardware is waning across the Linux…
Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth reveals the reason for recent changes with the powerhouse Ubuntu Linux company were to prepare it for an IPO.
Discord is a wildly popular text and voice chat application. Though it began life catering primarily to gamers, it has gained widespread favor across nearly all audiences. Discord isn’t just a great chat client. When you install it you also get its powerful server capabilities, batteries included. Show More Summary
Linux has no games. That’s an Internet adage that you’ve heard more times than you care to think about, especially as a Linux user. Thankfully, it’s wrong, really wrong. There are plenty of great games for Linux and loads more if you count the ones emulators make available. Show More Summary