Installing a single video editor or drawing package is easy enough, but what if you need an entire operating system geared towards creativity? You might be happy with proprietary systems from Apple or Microsoft. But if you’re on a budget, are passionate about open source software, or just want the widest choice, consider Linux. Countless
You can’t run fully open versions of Linux on an Apple iPhone or even an Android device, despite the latter running Linux underneath. So Pine Microsystems has created the PinePhone, a budget priced smartphone capable of running mobile versions of traditional “desktop” Linux. Several mobile interfaces for Linux support the PinePhone. That’s exciting, but it
Since Microsoft abandoned Windows Media Center Edition, home theater PC (HTPC) builders have looked to Linux. While proprietary options are available, the best solution is to rely on Linux for your media center OS. Looking for a Linux media center, or an alternative to the abandoned Kodibuntu? Try these open source HTPC operating systems. 7
Intel’s Atom processor is a line of low-voltage microprocessors that first appeared in 2008. They power many ultra-portable devices, like netbooks, net-tops, and tablets. But the power efficient Atom quickly showed its limits in keeping up with current software. Unlock the “Essential Linux Commands” cheat sheet now! This will sign you up to our newsletter
Fedora and Ubuntu are two of the most popular and well-supported Linux-based desktop operating systems. Both have been around for well over a decade and come from separate corners of the world, but the differences between them are rather nuanced. So between Fedora vs Ubuntu, which is right for you? How Fedora and Ubuntu Came
Sometimes you can’t avoid using someone else’s computer. Some airlines limit how much baggage you can bring. Occasionally you have to leave your machine at home. If your computer breaks, you might have to use someone else’s while you wait for a replacement. Except before that happens, you need a way to save your data.