Linux Desktop Environments

  • Moonshiner: A GUI Front-End for ps2pdf

    ps2pdf is a great utility for converting Postscript files to PDF. The main drawback is that you need to remember and type a lot of options at the command line to take advantage of ps2pdf's power. Well, not anymore. Thanks to Moonshiner, you can do...
    By Finn Orfano July 4, 2011 

  • Choosing the Best Open Source Developer Tools for Linux

    Linux development can take many forms, however, the tools we use by and large remain the same. Here we list some of the best open source development tools that Linux users should be looking at (if not using) today.
    By Finn Orfano July 4, 2011 

  • Changing the Default Window Manager in Linux: KDE and Gnome Anyone?

    Ubuntu by default comes with Gnome as its desktop manager, Kubuntu with KDE. However, it is possible to run KDE and/or Gnome on either distro and switch between the two with relative ease. These are just two examples, so if you want to change you...
    By Finn Orfano July 4, 2011 


  • Recording Skype Calls in Linux

    It wasn't so long ago that recording a Skype conversation in Linux was difficult, if not impossible. That's all changed, thanks to a great piece of Open Source software called Skype Call Recorder.
    By Berry van der Linden July 4, 2011 

  • GNOME 3 Themes Worth Looking At

    This article lists the best GNOME-shell and GTK themes which are worth looking at. Though there are numerous themes out there, we have listed only the best. Keep an eye on this article as this page will be updated as artists create more themes for the...
    By Maitraya K B July 2, 2011 

  • Computer-Aided Design Packages for Linux

    Various CAD packages are available for Linux, each offering a slightly different set of features and functions. As such you should be able to find a CAD application that suits your requirements from the list below.
    By Christian Cawley May 31, 2011 


  • Free Windows Emulation / Virtualization on Linux

    Looking to make a full transition to a Linux system? Stuck running Windows for that one last piece of Windows software you aren't willing to give up? No problem! Today I will outline a couple options available to you to finally get rid...
    By Michael Dougherty May 23, 2011 

  • Moving And Copying Files In Linux

    Most Linux distributions come with a graphic file manager, but if you need to move or copy files using the command line this article tells you how.
    By Finn Orfano May 23, 2011 

  • Changing Desktop Wallpaper in Linux

    Do you think it is very hard to change your desktop wallpapers in Linux? Think twice before deciding since it is much more easier than the other common commercial operating system. Jump right in to see how.
    By Tolga BALCI May 23, 2011 

  • How to Set up a Linux Desktop?

    How do we choose among the thousands of programs to set up our Linux desktop system and start working immediately? How about users switching from Windows? Can they have everything they want? What would it be like to use Linux on desktop as...
    By Tolga BALCI May 22, 2011 
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