Learning Linux

  • Test Your Knowledge of Linux and Open Source Computing History

    Do you remember when Linux was trademarked, or the penguin emblem was introduced? Do you recall the name of Linux's creator, or the first Chinese distro? Test your knowledge of Linux history now!
    By Christian Cawley October 14, 2011 

  • Reckon You Know Everything There is to Know About Linux?

    Are you ready for our advanced Linux quiz? Clued up on bash, GNU and Samba? Prepare yourself for some tough questions...
    By Christian Cawley October 13, 2011 

  • Just Started Using Linux? Test Your Knowledge!

    New to Linux? Find out how much you've picked up so far with our new quiz, which will test your knowledge and identify any areas that you need to work on...
    By Christian Cawley October 13, 2011 

  • Installing and Using Light-Weight Linux

    PC hardware becomes obsolete nearly the moment you take it out of the box, and is less equipped to handle Windows with each passing update. If your pc is just a few years old but now takes 10 minutes to get booted up, the time is ripe to ditch the bloatware...
    By Charles M Bowen September 26, 2011 

  • The Newbie's Guide to Linux

    Many people are scared of switching from Windows to a Linux operating system, but they really shouldn't - as this selection of tips, tricks and advice will show, making the change and using a Linux computer are really both quite simple!
    By Christian Cawley September 15, 2011 

  • Graphical and Terminal Programs for Using Zip Files in Linux

    Zip files are a standard compressed archive format, supported out of the box in every major operating system, including Microsoft Windows. Create and extract Linux zip files and folders using the graphical tools included with the GNOME and KDE desktop...
    By Chris Hoffman August 10, 2011 

  • How to Connect to a Wireless Network in Linux - An Introduction

    Wireless networking is not complicated in Linux. In fact, it is easier than you think. Let’s see how to put the pieces of the network together and create our wireless network.
    By Tolga BALCI August 7, 2011 

  • Is Linux Really Free? A Discussion on the Ownership of Linux

    Most software openly advertises who created it and who owns it, but Linux seems to have many creators, contributors, and associated companies. Who really owns Linux?
    By Jesma July 7, 2011 

  • Linux Basics: How Linux Works?

    With incredible flexibility, security and performance, Linux offers much that Windows and Mac OS platforms cannot. But one burning question still rages across forums and communities alike - How does Linux work? Here we explain the process from boot...
    By Tolga BALCI July 6, 2011 

  • Open Source Software for Business

    Businesses are always trying to find out a way to manage things better, and increasingly, they're turning to open source software to do so. But what does open source software have to offer businesses, precisely? This article provides an overview...
    By allychevalier July 6, 2011 
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