PDF files are a main stay of distributing and sharing documents across platforms. As such, every Linux user needs the tools and know-how to manage, create, and view PDF files.
Open source distros are quite different to Windows, so if you’re getting ready to use Linux for the first time you will probably be unaware of the various ways in which you can add and remove software, as well as generally manage Linux applications…
While you probably won’t see Linux software on disc in a computer store or listed on Amazon, the truth is that there are thousands of excellent applications available, many for free!
Remember your Uncle’s Bobs endless slideshows? Think of all the hours he had to put in converting his negatives into a projector friendly format. Today, thanks to digital photography and the universe of open source sideshow software, you can produce slideshows of professional quality!
There are many ways to run Linux, natively, from a live CD or even in a virtual machine, which is a increasingly popular option. Better still, you can run other Linux distros from within a VirtualBox VM within Linux!
Ubuntu is an easy to use Linux operating system with a huge open source software base. Ubuntu programs can be added for free from the repositories through the software manager. There is a capable program for every computing need, for personal or business use!
In this article I will go through various clever, catchy and automated ways that you can back up your Linux system and ensure all your media and files are safe from hardware failure, software failure and user error. After reading this you have no excuse not to back everything up!
For Windows users, creating a PDF document can mean spending almost $100 to purchase a single application, but for Linux users it is a very different story. Ubuntu users can use the following steps to create portable documents with very little effort and absolutely no financial outlay!
In this article I will discuss some free and paid Ubuntu backup utilities. These utilities range in complexity, but I have tried to provide tools and services which are intuitive and simple to use.
Don’t be constrained by desktop open source article editing applications - quality tools can be found online and offline.