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 scene.
The Linux operating system, arguably one of the most ambitious open-source projects of all time, has never really had a large home-user market share. However, stats are showing that the OS with the pudgy penguin mascot has made headway against Microsoft Windows. Slow gains, but gains nonetheless.
More vendors are offering some computers that come with Linux pre-installed instead of Microsoft Windows. For many Linux enthusiasts this seems like the herald of the long-awaited “Year of the Linux Desktop.”
A look at which companies offer PCs preloaded with Linux. Looking at big names such as Dell and Asus, and also smaller 3rd party vendors such as System76, Emporer Linux, and The Linux Emporium.
Linux is an alternative operating system to Windows and Mac. However, you probably won’t find it at your local Best Buy. Instead, there are numerous websites and magazines which carry this modern and secure OS. What is more, most of the popular Linux distros come totally free of charge.
Those who work from home may miss some of the conveniences of a corporate email infrastructure, especially around the holidays. Here’s the details on out-of-office replies for some popular webmail services.
The humble text file seems like it should be the same for both Linux and Windows files, but it’s not. If you use Linux and regularly send other people text files for web work or source code, make sure they’ll be able to read it. Here we explain how to convert Linux text files to Windows.