Linux Desktop Environments

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  • Ubeauntufication Project: 10 Great Looking Ubuntu Environments

    Linux is all about freedom and choice and Ubuntu is definitely a large part of it. The default Ubuntu is pretty enough but in case you want to look at alternative environments which improve the eye-candy, read on.
    By Maitraya K B November 27, 2011 

  • Using a Windows and Linux Machine Together

    There are many reasons why you might want to use a Windows and Linux machine together. For instance, you might wish to connect them across a network or with an Ethernet cable, or simply share files between the two computers to use for word processing...
    By Christian Cawley October 27, 2011 

  • Top Tips for Integrated Use of the Mac and Linux Platforms

    Just because you're using a Mac and a Linux computer in the same department, business or project doesn't mean that you cannot use them together. There are various ways of sharing data between the platforms, from using cross-compatible files to...
    By Christian Cawley October 27, 2011 


  • Looking Lean: Lightweight Linux Customization Options

    Customization is at the heart of the Linux operating system and there are numerous projects out there which are dedicated towards providing a full-fledged desktop solution for old hardware, tablets, netbooks and other mobile devices. We list some of the...
    By Maitraya K B October 27, 2011 

  • Fabulous Holiday Gifts for the Linux Geek

    Need to give your geeky Linux friend a cool gift this holiday, maybe stuffed penguins or uber-cool t-shirts? Or perhaps you want to buy computer hardware which is fully compatible with Linux. You've come to the right place. Here, we suggest a...
    By Maitraya K B October 19, 2011 

  • Linux Open Source University Registration Software

    University registration is an important process, but perhaps only occurs once or twice a year at most universities. Commercial software for student registrations can be expensive. It is worth considering the Linux alternatives.
    By Andrew Carr July 8, 2011 


  • Getting started with Ruby on Rails development on Linux and the perfect IDE

    Ruby on Rails is an open source web application framework for the Ruby programming language. This guide will show you how to get started developing Ruby, with Ruby on Rails and the best IDE to use with a Linux operating system, such as Ubuntu.
    By Michael Dougherty July 8, 2011 

  • How to Use Google Desktop on a Linux PC

    Google Desktop for Linux is a great way to keep track of, and search your computer. Google's indexing technology makes it easy to keep constant tabs on what's on your system and where it's located. Learn the basics of using Google Desktop...
    By YvetteDavis July 6, 2011 

  • Jazz Up Your Linux Gnome Desktop

    Unfortunately, many people still think of Linux and the Gnome desktop environment as having a look from the Pre-Windows XP days. This is no longer the case. Today you can make Linux look like anything from a minimalistic dark theme to a vibrant nature...
    By rdubas July 6, 2011 

  • Desktop Linux: xfce

    The xfce desktop is another entry in the lightweight Linux desktop lineup. This article will introduce you to the history, features, and installation of one of the fastest, cross-platform-ready desktops available.
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 
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