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In The News 10-28-16

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Millions of debit cards are hacked, a huge Linux security flaw, and Tesla bets on self-driving cars. Continue reading

Windows 7 Still The Top OS

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Windows 7 is still the top OS, despite the offer of a free upgrade to 10. Continue reading

In The News 08-26-2016

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Hackers hit cars, Netflix comes to Firefox for Linux, and Microsoft has a deal for you. Continue reading

Readers Speak Out : What OS Are You Using?

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

We break down our readers preferred operating systems and find that they stand out from the crowd. Continue reading

Should you switch to a Linux-based system? We’ve got some questions to ask yourself first. Continue reading

Windows 7 Is Still Top Operating System

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Windows 7 still rules the roost, but Windows 10 is coming on strong. Continue reading

Can I Run Safari Without Windows?

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Lamar wants to know if he can run Safari without Windows. We check out his options. Continue reading

A scary security flaw could affect tens of millions of users. Continue reading

Do I Need To Delete XP To Install Linux?

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Does XP have to go before you install a Linux OS? We check it out. Continue reading

Flaw Makes It Easy To Crack Linux Passwords

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

A flaw makes it simple to bypass passwords on Linux computers. Learn how it works and how to fix it. Continue reading

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

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