Linux Support

  • Installing & Running Linux on a Windows PC

    With all the hype surrounding Linux these days, it's easy to become curious about it. Why is it billed as the magical solution to all your Windows problems? Why does every computer geek go on and on about it? And finally, what do you do to...
    By Pranav Thadeshwar May 11, 2012 

  • Linux - an Ideal Enterprise Level Computing Solution

    While Linux is an open source OS this doesn't mean that it isn't suitable for use in big business. Red Hat Linux proves this, and other solutions for bothg desktops and servers are also available. A look at the increase in Linux certification...
    By Christian Cawley October 27, 2011 

  • Solving Linux Problems: Troubleshooting Methods

    Don't just turn it off and back on again - spend a few moments with our top Linux troubleshooting guides to find the right fix for your problem!
    By Christian Cawley September 15, 2011 

  • How to Extend the Life of Your Hard Drive With Ubuntu

    So you are using Ubuntu and you can't access some important files, eh? Fear not. The mighty fsck command can clean up your bad sectors and restore them to full capacity.
    By Charles M Bowen August 28, 2011 

  • What Is Wrong with the Battery in My Dell Netbook?

    Are you the owner of a Dell Mini 10 with a poorly-performing battery? If so, these tips can help you to resolve any problems and kick new life into your netbook!
    By Christian Cawley August 22, 2011 

  • Recovering Deleted Files and Crashed Drives in Linux with PhotoRec

    Losing important data can be a nightmare. However, by following simple instructions you can easily recover deleted files and even entire filesystems. This article is a step-by-step guide to recovering lost data using an open-source data mining tool called...
    By Maitraya K B August 9, 2011 

  • Avoid Linux Display Hell on Your Dell!

    Modern Dell laptops are optimized for running open source operating systems such as Ubuntu, but this isn't the case for older devices. Follow these steps, however, and you should be able to resolve any display issues that you are experiencing.
    By Christian Cawley July 31, 2011 

  • Using Restricted Graphic Drivers in Ubuntu

    You don't have to be restricted to the default Nouveau graphics driver on your Nvidia card equipped Linux Ubuntu computer - a simple menu command will install the dedicated, closes-source Nvidia driver, with 3D accelerated graphics enabled!
    By Christian Cawley July 30, 2011 

  • Fix App Install Errors in Linux with X Libraries

    A key component of many Linux Ubuntu processes and third party apps are the X libraries. If they cannot be accessed, errors may occur forcing you to reload them. While this process requires use of the Terminal, it is remarkably simple.
    By Christian Cawley July 30, 2011 

  • Printing Over the Network with Ubuntu

    Ubuntu's built-in Printing administration tool can connect to more than just local printers. It supports a variety of different network printer protocols and can often automatically detect and connect to them for you. The connected printer appears...
    By Chris Hoffman July 23, 2011 
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