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Find out just what the heck a “virtual machine” is and why you’d ever want to use one with this helpful tip! Continue reading

Linux Beginner: Why Is Everyone Mean?

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

A new Ubuntu user is finding it hard to get polite help. Continue reading

Malware Attacks Linux-Based Systems

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

A malware attack is hitting Linux systems and taking down websites. Continue reading

Help! I Can’t Get Online With Ubuntu

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Judy can’t get online in Ubuntu. We try to troubleshoot. Continue reading

Back To Basics: Understanding The Term OS

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Confused by the term OS? We break it down in simple language. Continue reading

We get a lot of questions about Linux-based systems. There’s a seemingly endless number of versions (known as distros or flavors). Linda is curious about Robolinux. She writes:

What is the purpose of Robolinux? Just wondering if I need to familiarize myself with it.

Robolinux is a robust user-friendly Linux distribution oriented towards Windows users who want to migrate to the open source

Install Puppy Linux & Revive Your Old PC

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Install Puppy Linux and bring your old, dead PC back to life. Continue reading

Bring Your Old PC To Life With Puppy Linux

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Have a PC XP or older? The trick to bringing it back from the dead. Continue reading

Learn how to install Windows in a virtual machine over a Linux host without losing your settings. Continue reading

Install Windows On A Virtual Machine: Part 2

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

How a virtual machine lets you run Windows on Linux. Continue reading

How Do I Upgrade Kubuntu?

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Bob wants to know where he can find the latest version of Kubuntu. We show him where to find the latest versions of you Linux operating system. Continue reading

Grinch Threatens Linux Systems

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

The Grinch security flaw poses a threat to Linux/Unix based servers. Continue reading

Slax – The Best Portable Linux OS

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

How A Linux OS on a USB drive could save your computer. Continue reading

We check out Linux Mint, an OS that could help you revive an old PC. Continue reading

In The News 10-24-14

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

In The News 10-24-14 Hackers steal 100,000 Snapchat photos, Linux wants to help develop drones and TV watchers love their tablets. Continue reading

Netflix Now Works With Ubuntu

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Good news for Ubuntu users – Netflix now works with the Linux-based OS, if you make sure to install the right browser. Continue reading

A serious flaw leaves computers running Linux and OS X vulnerable to attack. What you need to know about Shellshock. Continue reading

Is there are a good PhotoShop substitute for Linux and why don’t we talk more about that operating system? Continue reading

Does Anyone Still Use Windows?

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Samara wants to know if anyone is still using Windows. We’ve got the surprising numbers. Continue reading

Things To Consider Before Dual-Booting Ubuntu

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Larry is considering a dual-boot with XP and Ubuntu. Before he makes the move, there’s something he should think about. Continue reading

Ubuntu & What Else? Part 2

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Our continuing look at the Linux-based systems that could have you saying goodbye to Windows forever. Continue reading

Ubuntu… And What Else? Part 1

Monday, August 25th, 2014

We’ve talked a bit about Ubuntu, but there are other Linux-based systems that could work for you. Let’s check them out. Continue reading

How Long Does OS Support Last?

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

How long are operating systems supported? We compare Windows, Mac OS & Linux policies. Continue reading

Can I Get Anti-Virus For Linux Mint?

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Terri wants to know what type of anti-virus she needs for her Linux Mint operating system. Continue reading

Pick Your Ubuntu Flavor: Part 2

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Part 2 of our look at the flavors of Ubuntu. Find the one that works for you. Continue reading

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