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Businesses Should Dump Windows for the Linux Desktop

If you care about security, then Linux should be your business desktop.
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PlayOnLinux – Run Windows Software and Games in Linux

PlayOnLinux uses Wine as its base and gives feature-rich functions and a user-friendly interface to install and run Windows software and games. Learn more here.
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Linux Lite – An Ubuntu-Based Distribution for Linux Newbies

Linux Lite is a free, easy-to-use, and open-source Linux distribution based on the Ubuntu LTS series of releases. By design, it is a lightweight and user-friendly distribution that was developed with Linux beginners in mind especially users migrating f…

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How to Install Ubuntu 22.04 on VirtualBox on Windows 10 & 11

Undoubtedly, Ubuntu will be the first Linux distribution for most people who have started Linux for the first time and will certainly be the most familiar distribution. For this reason, we will cover the step-by-step process of downloading, installing, and setting up the latest Ubuntu operating system using VirtualBox running on your Windows 10 or […]

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Ubuntu Preview on WSL Brings Daily Builds to Windows Desktops

Ubuntu is no stranger to the WSL community, having been tightly coupled with the boundary-blurring tech since Microsoft first unveiled it. And now fans can test ride the latest development release of Ubuntu on WSL thanks to the launch of Ubuntu Preview…

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Windows Games Crashing on Linux? Try these Tricks & Tips

Although they are not as common on Linux-based computers as they are on Windows, little by little games are coming to these open source systems . In fact, the titles available here are becoming more and more common, but at the same time they are not exempt from certain problems that can arise. For example, […]

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How to Make Ubuntu Look and Feel Like Windows

In this tutorial we’ll cover two ways of customizing your Linux system to look and feel more like Windows: by using Windows 10 themes the Boomerang Project, or by using the UKUI Desktop Environment desktop environment.
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How to Add Windows Host to Nagios Monitoring Server

This article describes how to monitor Windows machines “private” services such as CPU load, Disk usage, Memory usage, Services, etc. For this, we required to install an NSClient++ addon on the Windows machine.
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MPlayer 1.5 Video Player Comes with Built-in Skin Support

MPlayer is a popular movie player available for Linux, macOS, and Windows. Learn about MPlayer 1.5, the latest release, here.
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Who Works Better: Ubuntu vs Windows Subsystem for Linux

Despite being bitter enemies for years, today, Windows and Linux go hand in hand. We can not deny that there is still some rivalry to conquer desktop computers, but the union between the two systems goes so far as to allow us, thanks to the virtualization of Hyper-V and a tool known as “Windows Subsystem […]

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The January 2022 Issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine

The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the January 2022 issue. In the January 2022 issue: Paul’s 2021 Holiday Gift GuideGIMP Tutorial: Create A Rubber Stamp Text Effect IDAD 2021: Counteracting Disney+’s Attack On Culture U.K. Proposal To ‘Bcc’ Law Enforcement On Messaging Apps Threatens Global Privacy What Google Found To […]

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How to Install Linux on Your Windows PC

It’s simple to get Linux Mint up and running on a Windows PC. Here’s how you do it.
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Bottles Wine Prefix Manager Released with Stable Versioning Feature

Bottles is a graphical tool that makes it easy to run Windows software and games on Linux, via Wine. Learn about the Bottles Wine Prefix Manager release here. For handling Wine prefixes, the tool uses environments, which are combinations of ready-to-use settings, libraries, and dependencies. Wine / Proton, DXVK, and the required dependencies are downloaded […]

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Five Linux Distributions to Resurrect an Old Laptop

It seems that Microsoft is making it difficult to run Windows 11 on a large number and variety of PCs, especially if they’re not recent and do not meet certain requirements. Seeing this situation—that Windows 7 is officially “defunct” and that Windows 10 may not shine on those computers—we are going to publish a list […]

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How to Install Samba on RHEL and CentOS Stream

Operating system users might have different egoistic opinions on which operating system distribution is better but always find a common ground when it comes to issues like finding ideal file sharing solutions. Samba is such a solution. Whether you are on a Windows or Linux operating system environment, Samba makes it possible to flexibly share […]

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Migrate Google Chrome Browser Features from Windows to Linux

Learn how to migrate Google Chrome browser profiles, bookmarks, and settings from Windows to Linux here. Google Chrome is one of the most popular applications in the browser market. It is available in all major platforms like Windows, Linux, macOS, Android, and IOS. If you recently switched from Windows to Linux, you might be thinking, […]

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Working with gnome-boxes

On my PC I’ve worked with VirtualBox for years. Then VirtualBox, for some reason, was removed from the Debian repository. As I wasn’t using those VMs for something critical, I’ve just didn’t bother to find out why, or to search some alternate repo. A few months ago I need some virtual machines on my PC, […]

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Quickly Create And Run Optimized Linux, macOS And Windows Virtual Machines With Quickemu

Quickemu is a command-line wrapper for QEMU that can be used to quickly create and run highly optimized Linux, macOS, *BSD, and Windows desktop virtual machines. Instead of expecting an exhaustive list of configuration options, Quickemu tries to automatically “do the right thing” and creates the VM configuration automatically for you (though you can still […]

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How to Add a Windows Host to a Nagios Monitoring Server

This article describes how to monitor Windows machines’ “private” services such as CPU load, Disk usage, Memory usage, Services, etc. For this, we required to install an NSClient++ addon on the Windows machine. The add-on acts as a pr…

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Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Corel AfterShot Pro

Corel AfterShot Pro is raw image processing software offering simple photo management, good workflow, and batch processing. It’s proprietary software available for Linux, Windows, and macOS. What are the best free and open source alternatives to Corel AfterShot Pro? Corel has dabbled with Linux over the years. For example, they produced Corel Linux, a Debian-based […]

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