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Opinions or Options: An Honest View of Windows versus Linux

A war is going on in my house. Yes, that’s right. I call it “The War of O.S.’s.” My wife prefers Mac. My son is clan Microsoft. And I come from the foreign land of Linux. However, in recent years, we have called a truce. I don’t bring up why I think Linux is better […]

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PeaZip 8.2 Released, Focused on Improving Command Line Usage

PeaZip 8.2 archive manager for Linux and Windows now supports a massive 225 archive formats. The new version focuses on improving user experience on Linux systems, updating installers, improving the automatic configuration of applications for “open wit…

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OpenShot Video Editor 2.6.0 Released with Many Improvements

OpenShot Video Editor 2.6.0 comes with the all necessary tools a user needs to create exclusive videos for online sharing channels like YouTube. OpenShot is a free video editing software for Linux, macOS, and Windows. It is an easy-to-use video editor …

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Best Linux Distros for Windows Users

This article will be divided into 2 main parts. The first will be about the best desktop environments for Windows users, and the second will be about the best distributions for Windows users. For new users, one term that I will be using throughout this article is Linux kernel, the Linux kernel is the base […]

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How to Detect and Manage Devices on Linux

Many Linux beginners coming from Windows know how to manage devices on their Windows systems. But they do not know how to do the same on Linux. Here I am going to help you how to detect and manage devices in your Linux system.
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Proton 6.3-6 Adds Support for Blood of Steel, Guardians VR, and Many Other Games

With Steam Deck coming to gamers everywhere later this year, Valve is putting a lot of effort on making their Proton compatibility tool for Steam Play support as many Windows games as possible. In fact, Valve said that they plan to make all Windows games in the Steam library compatible with Linux systems before the […]

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GitUI 0.17 Adds The Ability To Compare Commits, New Options Popup

GitUI, a fast terminal user interface for Git written in Rust, available for Linux, macOS and Windows, had a new release yesterday which adds new features like the ability to compare commits, new options popup, and more.
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8 Reasons to Switch from Windows to Linux

There’s been an upsurge in the number of users switching from Windows to Linux. Here are the reasons to make that switch from Windows to Linux.
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How to Install Wine on Linux Mint 20

In the following guide, you will learn how to install and configure Wine on Linux Mint 20 operating systems. Wine is an open-source compatibility layer that allows you to run Windows applications on Unix-like operating systems like Linux, FreeBSD, and macOS. It is an interface that translates Windows system calls into equivalent POSIX calls used by Linux and other Unix-based operating […]

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Run Ubuntu Alongside Windows in Dual-Boot

This tutorial will guide you on how you can perform the installation of Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 19.04, Ubuntu 18.10, or Ubuntu 18.04 in dual-boot with a Microsoft operating system on machines that come pre-installed with Windows 10.
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A Privacy Review of Tribler, the Onion-Routed BitTorrent App

Tribler is a free and open-source file-sharing app for Linux, macOS, and Windows. It adds something unique to the BitTorrent peer-to-peer protocol: onion routing. Onion routing, best known from the Tor Browser project, is a network routing scheme that relays connections via multiple proxies. Tribler encrypts your connections in layers so that each relay proxy […]

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Zorin OS 16 Officially Released with New “Pro” Edition, Windows 11-Like Desktop Layout

Based on the long-term supported Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) operating system series, Zorin OS 16 is here with revamped visuals and a brand-new Windows 11-like desktop layout (available only on the Pro edition) to further help those who want to transition from the Microsoft Windows operating system to a Linux-based one. I said it […]

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One Single Command Installs a Windows Subsystem on Linux

Installing WSL was previously too complicated. Microsoft has just made it very easier to install Windows Subsystem for Linux with single command in Windows.
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Linux for Starters: Your Guide to Linux – Understanding the File System – Part 12

Ubuntu has a very different file system compared to Windows. It’s organized in a completely different way designed to offer more security, but it’ll feel unfamiliar if you’ve come exclusively from a Windows background.
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5 Best Linux Gaming Distributions That You Should Give a Try

One of the major reasons why Linux usage has lagged behind in comparison to Windows and Mac OS operating systems has been its minimal support for gaming. Learn more about the best Linux gaming distributions that are changing the game.
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KDE Connect is Now Available to Windows 10 Users

KDE Connect is one of the best ways to integrate your Android smartphone with your Linux desktop. Now the tech is available for Windows users to play with!
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Microsoft Just Blew Up the Only Reason You Can’t Use a Linux Desktop

For almost 30 years, the number one reason Windows users have given for not running Linux is they couldn’t run their programs on it. Now that Windows 365 Cloud PC is almost here, that excuse has just been blown to bits.
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How to Install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors in Linux

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors is an open-source office suite that is available for Linux, Windows, and macOS users. Freely distributed under the terms of AGPLv3, it combines three editors for text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations that are native…

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