Many people are of the opinion that learning Linux is a complicated and technically overwhelming task, such is the complexity of open source operating systems. However, Linux is not simply a closed shop OS for expert computer users. Here in the Learning Linux topic we aim to dispel this myth by introducing all the basics of Linux - the plethora of desktop environments, distributions and applications. Discussing everything Linux, in a simple, no fuss, non technical manner. Learn the very basics if you are a beginner, and how to set up and tweak your desktop environment. Or learn advanced coding if you are more experienced. It's all inside!
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!
Are you ready for our advanced Linux quiz? Clued up on bash, GNU and Samba? Prepare yourself for some tough questions…
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…
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 and try out a Linux option!
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!
Most people have heard of the GNU General Public License, also known as the GPL, but did you know there are dozens of Open Source Licenses used in software development today? Let’s take a look at your options for an Open Source License if you are a software developer.
Have you ever thought that the old computer in your basement that is waiting for recycling can be a powerful web server? All you need is to get to follow our article and make sure that you complete all the steps to host your own web page at home!
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 environments as well as terminal commands.
Ubuntu Linux is the most popular flavour of Linux on the planet. Why is Ubuntu Linux so popular? What is Ubuntu Linux all about? I’m glad you asked …
Linux recovery can be a tedious task, if the damage is severe and if you don’t have the right Linux recovery tools. Fortunately, very often even a seemingly complex Linux crash and data damage can be dealt with pretty hassle-free with the right approaches for easy Linux recovery.