The Linux platform is a supremely resilient and highly functional operating system for communications and online activities. From emailing, instant messaging, web browsing and multimedia streaming, to advanced network topology, lock down security and server configuration, the Linux platform offers a wealth of online and communications functionality. Here we look at Linux web browsing and communications techniques, explaining what is Linux Networking? How Linux can be used with such popular web browsers as Opera, Firefox and IE? And how you can get the most from your email and social media formats over the Linux platform.
News that Canonical is readying a mobile phone and tablet release of Ubuntu for release by 2014 suggests that the Linux developer is playing a long game with emerging markets likely to form a key area for penetration.
Having an Internet connection is important. That is why everyone using Linux on their computer needs to an understanding of networking and the know-how to fix and maintain network connections.
Apple are rolling out iCloud for their Macs and iOS devices, but what if you have an iPhone and a Linux computer? iCloud isn’t available to users who don’t have a Mac, so what are the alternatives?
Realtors are under enough pressure these day. Reduce your monthly costs by switching to one of these capable and free real estate software programs.
Your network is your neighborhood – you need to keep an eye on it. For this purpose, you need the right tools. Here are some network monitoring tools you can use with Ubuntu.
Accessing the 3G network with Linux might seem unlikely, but despite the lack of manufacturer-provided drivers for open source operating systems there are several ways to connect to the mobile Internet, via 3G modem dongles and mobile phones…
If you want to browse the web anonymously, you need to rely on the best technology. Tor allows complete web privacy, protecting you both from the websites you visit and the gaze of network admins and government departments. What’s more, it’s easy to install in Ubuntu!
Open source operating systems aren’t usually well-supported by big name software providers, so don’t expect to find any of the popular social networking tools providing apps for Linux. Instead, it’s time to look for an open source alternative…
Ubuntu includes the Remote Desktop Viewer application for viewing remote Linux desktops. The Remote Desktop Viewer, also known as Vinagre, supports the virtual network computing protocol. VNC allows your Ubuntu desktop to access and control remote Linux and Windows computers running VNC servers.
Are you a Mozilla browser user wanting to work in an AIX environment. If so, this article shows how those users can use this Linux operating system interface with Firefox.