Learning Linux

  • Puppy Linux: A Powerful Linux Distribution

    Linux is fast becoming a mainstream operating system alternative. With an increasing number of available distributions, and still growing, the task of selecting the best version may be daunting. So let's take a look at one of the most user friendly...
    By MiAGon July 5, 2011 

  • How to Run Dual Monitors in Ubuntu with Nvidia Graphics

    Need to use an external monitor with a laptop running Nvidia graphics and Ubuntu? It doesn't work "out of the box," but it's not all that difficult to set up. Here we'll show you how.
    By Lamar Stonecypher July 5, 2011 

  • How to Choose the Right Linux Netbook? Researching

    I found several “netbooks” that were the perfect size and price, but most were running Linux. What was a Windows girl to do?
    By Joli Ballew July 4, 2011 


  • How to Choose the Right Linux Netbook? Purchase Decision

    I finally decided to take the plunge and opt for the less expensive, lighter, Linux netbook. Find out why and what I ultimately purchased.
    By Joli Ballew July 4, 2011 

  • Upgrade or Fresh Linux Installation - Which is Best?

    If you are considering an upgrade of your favorite Linux distribution, you have two methods: A distribution upgrade or fresh installation. You have a solid running installation but you want to enjoy the new features. Which method is the best route...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 

  • Desktop Linux: Compiz

    If you're looking for a desktop that will wow your friends and family (and bring fun back to your computing experience) then Compiz, the 3D Linux desktop, is everything you need. This article introduces you to a new type of desktop.
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 


  • Desktop Linux: KDE

    You're interested in giving Linux a try but there are so many options (on so many levels) you don't know where to begin. One area that could put much of that fear at ease is deciding upon a desktop to use. This series of articles will...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 

  • Desktop Linux: Enlightenment

    The Linux desktop is rife with possibilities. One such possibility, Enlightenment, might very well change the way you think of how you work on your computer. Enlightenment is fast, fun, and flavored very differently than your average desktop.
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 

  • Linux certification free tutorials

    Most of the online training resources for Linux certification exams are costly. This article lists some web resources which feature free online tutorials and training materials to help you with your Linux certification exam.
    By Finn Orfano July 4, 2011 

  • When and How to Format and Partition a Hard Drive in Linux

    Formatting a hard drive in Linux is easy if you know what you are doing, but sometimes you do not need to do it at all. This article discusses some additional options you have when formatting and approaches to trying Linux without partitioning or setting...
    By Chris Flood July 4, 2011 
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