Category Archives: Linux News

A Window Into the Linux Desktop

“What can it do that Windows can’t?” That is the first question many people ask when considering Linux for their desktop. While the open source philosophy that underpins Linux is a good enough draw for some, others want to know just how different its look, feel and functionality can get. To a degree, that depends… Read More »

Why Choose Linux Operating System?

Linux is a free operating system that anyone can download and install on their computers. It’s one of the top five platforms used in the world, and yet most people don’t understand its benefits. With that in mind, this post will draw your attention towards all the advantages you can expect to encounter. With a… Read More »

Top 5: Linux on a Chromebook, building DNS servers, VoIP on Raspberry Pi, and more

In this week’s Top 5, we highlight putting Linux on a Chromebook, building your own DNS name servers, creating a VoIP (voice over IP) solution on a Raspberry Pi, comparing Python and Ruby for web development, and the top five programming languages for DevOps. Top 5 articles of the week 5. Top 5 programming languages for… Read More »

The theater of Linux distributions

Linux notes from DarkDuck has recently published an article with a very interesting classification of Linux distributions. I’ll add one more: the Theater distros. Like a play in a theater, these distros go through their acts looking just like real distros, but if you go back stage, they are just cardboard stage sets in front… Read More »