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Top 10 Reasons Why Desktop Linux Failed

July 11, 2018 |

Despite its cost advantages, the masses haven't gravitated toward Linux for their desktop usage. The reasons why are numerous.

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Linux File Server Guide

June 19, 2018 |

Linux file servers play an essential role. When using one of the popular Linux distributions, you have a few different file sharing options to choose from. Some of them are simple but not that secure. Others are highly secure, yet require some know-how to set up initially.

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Why Linux Works

June 07, 2018 |

Amid the big cash and fierce corporate jockeying around Linux, it’s the developers who truly give the operating system its vitality.

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Linux Solutions: Snappy, Flatpak, and AppImage

June 05, 2018 |

In 2018, distro independent package installation solutions provide real help. Three rising stars in this area: Snappy, Flatpak and AppImage.

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Microsoft's Linux Adoption: How Things Change

May 14, 2018 |

It's not new but, historically, it's still pretty shocking: Microsoft is a huge supporter of open source. What's up?

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Ubuntu 18.04 Review: Tough Love

May 07, 2018 |

This Ubuntu 18.04 review will touch on the areas Linux users need to consider before upgrading or switching to a new distro. Allow me to say: my opinions may not be terribly popular, but they are my own.

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Should Your Business Switch to Open Source?

April 16, 2018 |

A guide to the reasons and practices that businesses employ when they switch to open source software.

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Linux Mint vs. MX Linux: What's Best for You?

April 04, 2018 |

Sure, Linux Mint is highly popular. But MX Linux is lightning fast and offers fantastic support for features geared for newer Linux users.

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Top 7 Remote Access Apps For Linux

March 20, 2018 |

These Linux remote access apps will help you run your system no matter where you’re located.

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Windows vs Linux in 2018

March 12, 2018 |

Despite the current core differences between Windows and Linux, choice of operating system is largely determined by non-technical factors. And yet the OSes have key technical differences that offer users significantly different experiences.

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Linux Virtual Machines vs Linux Live Images

February 26, 2018 |

Both Linux virtual machines and Linux live images have their advantages, yet each offers hurdles as well.

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Top 8 Debian-Based Distros

February 21, 2018 |

There have been many distros based on Debian introduced over the recent years. Which one is best for you?

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Best Open Source Accounting Software

February 12, 2018 |

Leading open source accounting software, which provides the level of control and functionality that is so important for business users.

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The 7 Best Linux Terminal Emulators

February 06, 2018 |

These Linux terminal emulators are robust enough for any need, including business applications.

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Best Linux Desktops for Business

January 30, 2018 |

These Linux desktops can offer a cost effective option for businesses.

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Is WINE Linux Enterprise Friendly?

January 22, 2018 |

The WINE software can useful, but faces some key challenges for a long term approach.

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Linux Microsoft Office Alternatives

January 16, 2018 |

There are a wide array of Linux alternatives to Microsoft Office, including options available with varied levels of docx support.

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Debian vs. Linux Mint: The Winner Is?

January 09, 2018 |

A point by point comparison of the Debian and Linux Mint Linux distributions. Which one is best for you?

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Top 5 Open Source Firewalls for Business

January 09, 2018 |

These open source firewalls can offer a cost effective option for businesses.

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10 Open Source Technologies You'll Need to Know in 2018

January 02, 2018 |

If you want to keep your enterprise IT skills up-to-date, you should familiarize yourself with these open source projects.

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