System Performance

  • Comparing Memory Use - Find Out Hot Your Linux Distro Measures Up!

    Finding memory use in a Linux distro requires some interaction with the Terminal - but once there, you can find out just how few resources are in use compared with Windows and Mac OS X!
    By Christian Cawley January 25, 2011 

  • Graphics Cards Under Linux

    Graphics cards were one of the main headaches with Linux about 10 years ago. But that was 10 years ago and this means 10 light years in computer terms. Today it’s just the opposite. Let’s see the changes and our options to choose a graphics...
    By Tolga BALCI December 9, 2010 

  • Using NTFS File Systems on Linux

    Linux didn't always have full read/write support for Windows NTFS partitions, but now it does with the NTFS-3G driver. Learn how to mount NTFS partitions graphically or with Linux terminal commands, and the history of NTFS support on Linux
    By Chris Hoffman August 15, 2010 

  • Best Lightweight Linux OS for Old or Slow Computers

    A lightweight Linux distro can breathe life into an old computer or make a newer one snappier and more responsive. This article highlights five standouts that bring modern features to ancient hardware.
    By Chris Flood August 1, 2010 

  • Monitoring Disk Space in Linux

    Linux disk space usage can be checked from the prompt if you use the appropriate commands or with the help of graphical tools. Needless to say, graphical tools for Linux disk space are easier to use, but shell commands can give you more information.
    By Ada Stoy June 20, 2010 

  • Building Kernel Modules in Fedora

    Building and installing a kernel module can be a frustrating task for some users. However the steps required are frequently the same and with a couple of points observed, the process is fairly simple.
    By Tolga BALCI April 15, 2010 

  • How to Build a Linux Server: Secure Server and Secure Network

    Building a Linux server is not all about buying the fastest server, installing some applications, connecting some Ethernet cables, and editing some configuration files. Rather it involves careful planning and implementation.
    By Tolga BALCI March 5, 2010 

  • Choosing the Best Linux Distribution for Slow Computers

    If you cannot stand to work with your old computer or your current Linux distribution is running slow, think twice before recycling it. Here we have two Linux distributions for you which run perfectly on older, slower hardware.
    By Tolga BALCI March 5, 2010 

  • Drive Formatting in Linux

    Today most of the people are turning towards Linux operating system because it provides better protection against viruses and malware. There are so many different applications available for Linux that makes it more fun and easy to use and manage.
    By nancydehra January 8, 2010 

  • Where to Get More Software for Linux?

    Linux is an operating system that is becoming very popular nowadays, with so many applications and software available in the market, the user experience is becoming more easy, fun and secure. Linux operating system offer more security and features than...
    By nancydehra December 29, 2009 
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