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How To Install Cinnamon Desktop Environment In Ubuntu

?Cinnamon is an awesome desktop environment. It is part of the reason Linux Mint has become one of the most popular Linux distros available. Unlike Ubuntu’s Unity or Gnome 3 or many other desktop environments that are trying new things, Cinnamon keeps things simple.

Setup Dual Boot Linux And Remix OS With GRUB Customizer

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Aug 15, 2017 9:59 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
?Remix OS is a famous android based Linux distro that has gained a wide name since its launch. Almost everyone who loves android and uses Linux distro knows it. I myself use it almost on a daily basis because it helps me to download and use my favorites apps that are available only on Android.

5 Best Linux Conky Themes

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Aug 15, 2017 8:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Conky remains one of the coolest ways of customizing your Linux desktop. Conky uses the X window system allowing you to monitor system variables such as CPU usage, swap space, temperatures, network download and upload speeds, time, calendar and much more.

Reasons Why You Should Replace Windows With Linux Mint

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Aug 14, 2017 4:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
If you are looking for an alternative to Windows, look no further. In this article, I'm going to share with you why Linux Mint can be a good alternative to Windows users. Linux Mint 18.2 is the latest release and its familiar for Windows users whether they are coming from Windows XP, Vista,7, 8 or Windows 10. With a smaller footprint and also the familiarity of Windows, your experience will be equal or better for the most part of it. I am not saying Linux Mint is better than Windows or any other desktop OS, but for some Windows users, it just might be a better option. Let me show you why.

Vivaldi Continues To Build Amazing Features With Vivaldi 1.11

To put it simply, Vivaldi is the browser for power users. Vivaldi packs a ton of features that allow you to make it personal and work the way you need it. Thus the customization and the flexibility is the direction Vivaldi has taken in the push to capture users. The updates are raining in a fast pace with the latest release version 1.11 released just this week. Vivaldi is available forLinux (DEB and RPM).

9 Best Alternatives To Adobe Reader On Linux (Ebook/PDF Readers)

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Aug 10, 2017 10:30 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
?Adobe Reader has been known to be among the best PDF viewers and readers on most PC platforms. The free version of Adobe reader provides features such as; viewing and reading of documents, adding annotations to documents and provides printing functionalities. The Adobe Acrobat PRO which is a paid version provides additional features such as PDF editing, conversion, and signing of PDFs.

How To Play PlayStation Portable Games In Linux

PPSSPP Emulator is an application that supports installing and playing of PlayStation Portable games on Linux and other desktop operating systems such windows, MAC OS X among others. Just like other emulators, it is meant to improve the quality of PSP games on PCs as they are normally designed for low graphics and small screens.

FFmpeg Basics Commands & Tips New Linux CLI Newbies

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Aug 7, 2017 1:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Who doesn’t love converting media files for various purposes? On Linux distros, one of the best media converters available is FFmpeg. Most persons use it (regardless of OS) and still are amazed by its working. I myself use it every day to convert various files. However there are many Linux newbies that find it difficult to use FFmpeg, this article aims to help them with a few basics that will be sure to be helpful to them.

A Quick Look At Ubuntu MATE 17.04

Ubuntu MATE is a stable, easy-to-use operating system with a configurable desktop environment. It is ideal for those who want the most out of their computers and prefer a traditional desktop metaphor. With modest hardware requirements, it is suitable for modern workstations, single board computers and older hardware alike. Ubuntu MATE makes modern computers fast and older computers still usable.

15 Things To Do After Installing Fedora 26

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Aug 2, 2017 11:51 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
?The Fedora Project has announced the release of Fedora 26, the latest version of Fedora OS. The release is out right on the schedule and it's packing a lot of improvements and bug fixes. Let us look at some 15 Things to Do After Installing Fedora 26 that you may consider doing to get your new installation ready and going. This is not a comprehensive list but hopefully will be quite helpful in setting up your new system.

What's New Going To Be In Ubuntu 17.10

?Ubuntu 17.10 codenamed Artful Aardvark (17.04 Zasty Zapus took us to the end of the alphabets so we are back to A) is expected to arrive on October 19, 2017. It was slated to bring minor improvements to the Ubuntu 17.04 but Canonical has sped things up and is bringing GNOME3 home quite early, Bye bye Unity. So how is the next iteration of Ubuntu fearing so far? Things are not finalized yet but let us see the direction is heading. Note that things might change (they won’t) in the final release.

Firejail A Namespace Separation Security Sandbox

?Linux distro is mostly loved for its security features. When we people want more security we use TOR and VPN. Today I am going to tell you about an application called Firejail that helps to protect your personal files via sandbox technique.

LibreOffice 5.4 Released With New Features

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jul 31, 2017 5:09 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
?The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 5.4, the latest major release of the best open source office suite software available. LibreOffice 5.4 is the last major release of the 5.x family. LibreOffice 5.4 comes with new features for Writer, Calc and Impress and it is immediately available for Linux, macOS and Windows, and for the cloud. The latest iteration comes with significant features in every module, including the usual large number of incremental improvements to Microsoft Office file compatibility. So let’s see what’s new in LibreOffice 5.4.

Things To Know About Linux Kernel Panic

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jul 31, 2017 11:14 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
?For an OS (Operating System) to work it has to be fully “Synchronized” with the hardware, this includes audio and video connection with the help of drivers, wireless connection and other hardware options to connect the hardware and software. These connections may not work well and sometimes your system can crash and make you lose data. In this article, I will talk about Kernel Panic which is a System crash for Linux.

Bluestar Linux A Solid Arch Based Linux Distribution With KDE Desktop Environment

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jul 30, 2017 10:05 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Bluestar Linux is an Arch based Linux distro powered by the KDE desktop. The developers seek to provide up to date packages and a host of desktop and multimedia apps out of the box. The aim of the distro is to provide a solid operating system that provides a wide range of functionality and ease of use without sacrificing beauty and aesthetics.

How To Use Linux Terminal In Android

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jul 29, 2017 5:30 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
?Did you know that Android is based on Linux kernel? I bet you didn’t. Although many Linux users know it and no matter how hard Google denies it, they still have to accept it that what they modified and used in Android was Linux Kernel. But we are not here to fight on some unsolvable problems. As you now where is Linux, there is Terminal.

An Interview With Vivaldi Browser's CEO Jon S. von Tetzchner

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jul 29, 2017 12:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview; Groups: Linux
Almost all of have used Opera web browser. The Opera web browser used to be popular specially on mobile platforms. It's still not given up and recently released some features in the latest release. But today in this article, we're going to talk to the former CEO and present co-founder of Vivaldi web browser, Jon S. von Tetzchner , a browser that is for power users. Let's ask him why he left Opera and why he started Vivaldi.

WPS Office One Of The Best Alternatives To MS Office On Linux

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jul 28, 2017 2:48 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Do you think Microsoft Office and LibreOffice are the only office software suites in town? Think again! WPS Office is in most ways useful, and easier to use office software suite available for Linux. There is no random document reformats, document freezes or the typical compatibility issues you’d come to expect from most Microsoft Office alternatives. The current version of WPS Office contains three components; Writer, Presentation and Spreadsheet as alternatives to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Top Alternative Linux Distributions To Windows XP

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jul 28, 2017 7:11 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
After recent Wanna Cry ransomware attack, people are now awakening that they should leave Windows XP and should upgrade their OS. But the problem with them is that they cannot afford a heavy OS like windows 10 nor they can afford to pay a large sum of green cash for an old machine. Some of the guys just want to switch for safety above all.

10 Must Have Linux Applications For Office

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jul 26, 2017 6:30 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
?When it comes to office work, you want to be as productive and efficient as possible. Today, let’s look at 10 must have Linux apps for your office which will get your working like a Boss. Read along.

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