I’m going to let you in on a secret. An important quality of exceptional computer users is their laziness. Power users follow “The Lazy Law.” Never do more than you have to!
Yes, you read the title correctly. As great as it is, in several ways, Linux sucks and needs improvement. So here are 11 reasons to avoid Linux in favor of one of those other operating systems.
You’ve heard about it. Your friends are trying it out. There are websites devoted to it. But you’re wondering why on Earth would anyone use Linux? Well, come on in and I’ll tell you.
Setting up a new operating system is scary. What if something goes wrong? What if a bad selection is made? What if it doesn’t work? I’ve suffered those very fears. If only I had known about virtual machines…
You’ve researched what Linux is. You read our fantastic article about distributions and have picked your first. You know what processor architecture you have (32-bit or 64-bit). You’ve picked a desktop environment. You’re ready to go. But there’s something missing. You’ve yet to actually get your distribution. You still have to obtain it somehow. And… Read more »
So you’ve downloaded an operating system off the Internet. Now what? One option is to extract the downloaded file to a USB thumb drive. That’s the focus of today’s article. That and bad metaphors.
Installing Linux may require burning ISO images to a disc. Fortunately, it’s easy to do, and all major operating systems have burning tools available.
So you’ve stepped into the root directory of a Linux install and are completely lost eh? If you are wondering what the hell goes in /opt? I am here to help.
Computer processors have their own languages, called instruction sets, with funny names like “x86-64.” Knowing which is used by your CPU is important when downloading some Linux distributions.
We have compiled a list of seven excellent websites for the budding Linux user. Add them to your bookmarks, follow them on social media, add them to your RSS reader.
Search engines are magical tools. Sadly, they don’t always know what you are looking for and require strategy and finesse to extract the best results. We have some tips to help…