KDE Slimbook is a Linux-KDE Powered Laptop that Starts at €729

KDE Slimbook is a Linux-KDE Powered Laptop that Starts at €729

Linux laptops are a niche but that doesn’t mean that there is anything that stopping the Linux community from building high-end laptops that come sans any restriction from the manufacturer’s end. Linux has been a favorite with developers and it has also proven to relatively hassle free as you don’t need to hunt for drivers. While we do have many Windows […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Joins Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member

Microsoft Joins Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member

In a surprising move, Microsoft has announced that it will be joining the Linux Foundation in the form of a high-paying Platinum member. Microsoft has always been at loggerheads with the Linux and Linux has been the preferred choice for the developer community owing to its open source nature. Linux Foundation executive said that Microsoft has been one of the […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Promises Better Windows SSH Support with Tighter Integration to Control Linux Machines

Microsoft Promises Better Windows SSH Support with Tighter Integration to Control Linux Machines

According to Microsoft’s PowerShell team, Windows will soon support the SSH encryption protocol for remote access. Thus, in the near future, users will be able to remote-control Linux PCs much easier than before. With this move, Microsoft is further showing its support for open source, and this is definitely going to be appreciated by programmers and supporters of free software. Secure Shell allows […]

     
 
 

Use DriveDroid to Boot Any OS from Android Devices

Use DriveDroid to Boot Any OS from Android Devices

When the computer is misbehaving and you realize that your trusty anti-virus was almost blind against attacks, the only thing left to do is to format, and reinstall the operating system. Be it Mac OS X, Windows or any variant of Linux, most users count on bootable CDs to perform the task. Although this is the safest and usually, the simplest […]

     
 
 

Evolution & Future of Linux

Evolution & Future of Linux

Where shall I begin? It’s omnipresent. TV, car, stock exchange, hospital, ATM machine, everything, almost everything is backed up by Linux. Its kernel is what everything runs on top of. Android OS is nothing but Linux, 80% of the financial trade is driven by Linux, almost 90% of supercomputers are running on, yes, Linux. Your favorite websites: Google, Amazon, Facebook, […]

 
     
 
 

6 Open Source Alternatives for Windows Server

6 Open Source Alternatives for Windows Server

As you all know, Microsoft, the well known software developer and world leader in Operating Systems, offers users solutions for servers in the form of the dedicated OS called Windows Server. A few months back, when Microsoft unveiled Windows 8, we also saw the server version of this OS, Windows 8 Server. Although Microsoft offers very useful tools for server […]

     
 
 

Raspberry Pi to get Android 4.0

Raspberry Pi to get Android 4.0

Raspberry Pi, the credit card sized low cost mini-computer will be soon getting a proper Android port, according to a post on their official blog. Raspberry Pi has been making a lot of buzz for being very inexpensive (just $35) low-power computer designed to run Linux and other open source operating systems. Ever since Raspberry Pi was released, others like […]

     
 
 

10 Best Linux Games

10 Best Linux Games

Linux has never been known for its great gaming performance, but despite this, it’s very successful at operating system, having thousands of users worldwide. Also, a great advantage for Linux is the fact that they distribute Ubuntu for free, therefore, lots of people are attracted to this. I must admit, I was skeptical about what games could be played on […]

     
 
 

Complete Linux Installer App for Android

Complete Linux Installer App for Android

A computer OS running on a smartphone is not a new concept. We have all seen the Windows Phone OS in action and we will see the Windows 8 in few months, also the Android OS developed by Google on the Linux platform, are all derived from a desktop OS. But now, some new and ambitious projects are trying to […]

     
 
 

Linux Kernel 3.5 Released [Download Links]

Linux Kernel 3.5 Released [Download Links]

Windows is the most used desktop operating system in the world, and to a large audience, it is almost synonym with the idea of having a computer. Linux could have been that popular if it had been properly marketed. That’s why, those that are acquainted with Linux and the fields where it operates (probably besides Android) are often called geeks. […]