Experienced Linux users will find themselves wanting to install multiple distributions. This walks you through a dual boot, adding Ubuntu and Fedora.
Articles by Gary Sims
Mageia Linux is a fork of Mandriva Linux and it is listed as the fourth most popular distribution at Distrowatch.com. Check out our review on this popular distro.
One file type that is popular across various platforms is the MP4 file. If you need to convert a video file to MP4, HandBrake is an excellent choice.
Cube has started shipping its iWork 10 (U100GT) Windows 8 tablet. I recently had a chance to use the iWork 10 for a few days and this is what I discovered.
There are a number of free online services and even a command line tool for Linux which allows you to take an IP address and perform a geolocation lookup. Let check them out.
Rather than mimicking XP, Handy Linux has a simple user interface and a simple application group window. Can it be a good XP alternative? Let’s check it out.
Having a cloud storage service that caters to Linux users is great, but having one that works also on the Raspberry Pi is fantastic!
Other than Linux, another popular open source operating systems is FreeBSD. Let’s take a look at how PC-BSD, desktop version of FreeBSD, stacks up against Ubuntu.
Canonical has released the final beta of Ubuntu 14.04. Other than the Long Term Support Release, let’s check out what’s new in all its official derivatives.
Simplicity Linux is a derivative of Puppy Linux that comes in netbook, desktop and media versions. It is quick and doesn’t need much memory or disk space. Let’s check it out.
The Raspberry Pi isn’t a gaming powerhouse, but playing games on it is still possible and can be fun. Here are some of the top Raspberry Pi Games.
Microsoft wants you to spend more money to upgrade your Windows XP. If you are looking for a free alternative to Windows XP, Zorin OS could be the one for you.
While there are many tools that you can use to create montage, you can easily do it from the command line in Linux, with the “montage” command.
The Raspberry Pi can support a variety of Operating Systems. For those who are keen to run FreeBSD on Raspberry Pi, here is the installation instructions.
ImageMagick is a suite of tools which allows you to manipulate images from the command line. It also allows you to work with the Exif data in JPEG photos. Let check it out.
The default configuration for Raspberry Pi is completely functional, but if your Pi is exposed to the Web, changing the default configuration is essential.
Last time, having two monitors was the sole privilege of advanced PC used by graphics designers. Now, almost anyone can add a second monitor to their PC. Let’s check out the configuration guide for Ubuntu.
The Raspberry Pi has lots of system information available. If you know where to look, you can discover quite a lot of interesting data about your Pi.
Most Linux users will be familiar with Google’s Chrome web browser and Mozilla’s Firefox, but there are alternative web browsers that are equally good. Let’s check out Opera, Elinks and Midori.
Raspberry Pi’s command line interface can play video without starting the graphical desktop. Here is how you can watch videos from the command line on the Raspberry Pi.