11 Reasons You Should Learn to Use Linux

11 Reasons You Should Learn to Use Linux

You have probably heard of Linux. What makes Linux so great? Here are the 11 things that make Linux an important tool for serious computer users.

By Alexander Fox -
5 of the Best Linux Distros for Beginners

5 of the Best Linux Distros for Beginners

If you’re considering giving Linux a try, you might be put off by the risk of a steep learning curve. Here are 5 of the best Linux distros for beginners.

By Ben Stockton -
How to Limit Resources an LXD Container Can Use

How to Limit Resources an LXD Container Can Use

If you are using multiple LXD containers on the same system, it makes sense to limit the amount of resources each component can use. Here’s how you can do so.

By Alexandru Andrei -
How to Mount Remote Directories in Linux with SSHFS

How to Mount Remote Directories in Linux with SSHFS

SSHFS is very easy to use, clean and simple. It’s also incredibly secure since it relies on the battle-hardened and proven OpenSSH server. Learn how you can mount remote directories in Linux with SSHFS.

By Alexandru Andrei -
How to Enable Dynamic Transparency Ubuntu

How to Enable Dynamic Transparency Ubuntu

Even though it was removed, you can re-enable dynamic transparency on your Ubuntu PC with the GNOME desktop environment with a simple extension.

By Nick Congleton -
How to Secure a Linux Home Server

How to Secure a Linux Home Server

Setting up a Linux home server is relatively easy, but securing it is another story altogether. Learn how you can secure your Linux home server.

By Kris Wouk -
5 of the Best Arch Linux-Based Distributions

5 of the Best Arch Linux-Based Distributions

If you’d like to use Arch Linux but don’t want to build everything from the ground up, here are 5 of the best Arch-based Linux distributions you can try.

By Ben Stockton -
4 of the Best Android Emulators for Linux

4 of the Best Android Emulators for Linux

With an Android emulator, you can enjoy the smartphone experience without the smartphone. Here are some of the best Android emulators for Linux.

By Ben Stockton -
How to Install Kodi on Linux

How to Install Kodi on Linux

When it comes to media streaming, there’s no better player than Kodi. Here’s how you can install Kodi on some of the most popular Linux distros.

By Ben Stockton -
Amp Up Your Linux Music Library With DeaDBeeF

Amp Up Your Linux Music Library With DeaDBeeF

There are plenty of fantasic music players on Linux. DeaDBeeF, however, stands out among the rest. Learn how to install and customize this Linux favorite.

By Nick Congleton -
How to Upgrade Debian

How to Upgrade Debian

When a new version of Debian is released, it often brings significant improvements and new features. Learn how to easily upgrade Debian to the newer version.

By Alexandru Andrei -
5 of the Best LaTex Editors for Linux

5 of the Best LaTex Editors for Linux

LaTeX markup allows you to add elements like complicated mathematical equations to your document. Here are five of the best LaTeX editors for Linux users.

By Ben Stockton -
How to Upgrade Ubuntu from the Command Line

How to Upgrade Ubuntu from the Command Line

It is easy to upgrade your Ubuntu to a new release, either with a graphical interface or via the terminal. Here’s how to upgrade Ubuntu from the command line.

By Alexandru Andrei -
8 Methods to Exit Vim Editor in Linux

8 Methods to Exit Vim Editor in Linux

Vim is well-known for its steep learning curve, and something as simple as exiting Vim can be difficult. Learn how you can exit Vim editor in Linux.

By Kris Wouk -
How to Install Arch Linux

How to Install Arch Linux

Arch Linux is one of the most beloved Linux distributions for a reason. It puts the control in your hands. Learn how to install it.

By Nick Congleton -
How to Use ZFS Snapshots and Clones

How to Use ZFS Snapshots and Clones

ZFS is one of the most feature-rich filesystems that guarantees you will never lose a single bit of data. Here is what ZFS snapshots and clones can do for you.

By Alexandru Andrei -
5 XFCE Terminal Themes You Should Try

5 XFCE Terminal Themes You Should Try

There are numerous ways to spruce up the XFCE terminal. For those who want to tweak their terminal, here are five great XFCE terminal themes to check out.

By Kris Wouk -
How to Install League of Legends on Linux

How to Install League of Legends on Linux

League of Legends is an extremely popular MoBA game, but it isn’t available for Linux. Learn how to install and run it on Linux with Lutris.

By Nick Congleton -
What’s New in Ubuntu 19.04?

What’s New in Ubuntu 19.04?

You may know that Canonical just launched a new version of Ubuntu, but is it worth the upgrade? Does Ubuntu 19.04 solve any problems you currently have?

By Alexandru Andrei -
4 of the Best Web Browsers for Linux

4 of the Best Web Browsers for Linux

There are plenty of web browsers for Linux these days, but not all of them support all distros. Here are four of best web browsers for Linux.

By Elsie Biage -
4 of the Best Screen Recorders for Ubuntu

4 of the Best Screen Recorders for Ubuntu

You have plenty of choices when it comes to screen recorders for Ubuntu. Here are some of the best screen recorders for Ubuntu that you can use.

By Kris Wouk -
7 Essential Linux Apps for Guitarists

7 Essential Linux Apps for Guitarists

If you have a digital audio device that can connect your guitar to a PC, here is some software you can use to record, edit and process the signal.

By Alexander Fox -
The Best Antivirus Programs for Ubuntu

The Best Antivirus Programs for Ubuntu

Many think Linux users don’t need an antivirus, but it’s a good idea to have some type of virus scanner just in case! Here are some of the best antivirus programs for Ubuntu.

By Mike Tee -
How to Install Pip in Ubuntu

How to Install Pip in Ubuntu

Pip is a package manager for Python that lets you easily install packages from the Python Package Index. Learn how you can install Pip in Ubuntu.

By Kris Wouk -
What Is Kubernetes?

What Is Kubernetes?

Kubernetes is an open-source platform that helps manage container applications such as Docker. It can speed up server deployment and save you time and money.

By Sayak Boral -
How to Change Your LUKS Encryption Passphrase

How to Change Your LUKS Encryption Passphrase

LUKS is the native encryption option on Linux systems, and unlike many other encryption solutions, you can change your LUKS encryption passprase. Learn how.

By Nick Congleton -
How to Use cURL Command in Linux

How to Use cURL Command in Linux

cURL is a command-line tool for transferring data with URLs and it is an incredibly powerful tool. Learn how to make full use of the cURL command in Linux.

By Kris Wouk -
7 Great XFCE Themes for Linux

7 Great XFCE Themes for Linux

Just because you are using XFCE doesn’t mean it has to be ugly. Looking to spice up the look of your XFCE desktop? There’re plenty of XFCE themes around.

By Kris Wouk -
How to Extract Zip Files in Linux

How to Extract Zip Files in Linux

It’s fairly easy to extract a zip archive in Linux. Even so, there are more advanced ways you can open zip files and deal with their contents.

By Kris Wouk -
7 of the Best Data Recovery Tools for Linux

7 of the Best Data Recovery Tools for Linux

Did your hard drive just crash and you can’t save to your home partition? These six Linux tools can help you retrieve your data and get your digital life back on track.

By Mike Tee -