The Linux platform is a comprehensive and resilient operating system for the Home and Business PC user. Built on open source developments, Linux is a supremely efficient OS which has spawned many different tailored solutions (Linux Distributions) which fit almost any user requirement. With open source distributions and desktop environments comes so much choice and configurability that a dedicated support topic is required. Here we look at Linux support from an installation, operational, and maintenance perspective. The changing faces of desktop environments and distributions, user guides and troubleshooting, to provide you with an enriched OS platform and enhanced Linux driven PC performance. 530beda0-d9e0-491c-9c6d-e5ee7169a75e 1.03.01
While Linux is an open source OS this doesn’t mean that it isn’t suitable for use in big business. Red Hat Linux proves this, and other solutions for bothg desktops and servers are also available. A look at the increase in Linux certification courses shows how popular the platform has become.
Don’t just turn it off and back on again - spend a few moments with our top Linux troubleshooting guides to find the right fix for your problem!
So you are using Ubuntu and you can’t access some important files, eh? Fear not. The mighty fsck command can clean up your bad sectors and restore them to full capacity.
Are you the owner of a Dell Mini 10 with a poorly-performing battery? If so, these tips can help you to resolve any problems and kick new life into your netbook!
Modern Dell laptops are optimized for running open source operating systems such as Ubuntu, but this isn’t the case for older devices. Follow these steps, however, and you should be able to resolve any display issues that you are experiencing.
A key component of many Linux Ubuntu processes and third party apps are the X libraries. If they cannot be accessed, errors may occur forcing you to reload them. While this process requires use of the Terminal, it is remarkably simple.
You don’t have to be restricted to the default Nouveau graphics driver on your Nvidia card equipped Linux Ubuntu computer - a simple menu command will install the dedicated, closes-source Nvidia driver, with 3D accelerated graphics enabled!
Ubuntu’s built-in Printing administration tool can connect to more than just local printers. It supports a variety of different network printer protocols and can often automatically detect and connect to them for you. The connected printer appears as an option when printing from any application.
If you’ve got a brand new Dell computer, switching to Linux should be easy; in fact, you can even purchase computer with Linux pre-installed! But what if you’re using Linux Ubuntu to squeeze a few more years out of an older computer?
There are many ways you can partition an Ubuntu hard drive and most are adequate depending on your specific needs. Lets take a look at the more popular ways to setup your drive…