Monthly archives: February 2012

Debian Linux

Now in its sixth major release, Debian Linux is one of the most popular distributions today. It owes much of this success to its social contract, allowing unparalleled support and availability of its code base to build fork distros.

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Is a Linux Tutorial Right for You?

The vast majority of computer users today use either Microsoft Windows or Apple’s Mac OS. Linux, in all of its various flavors, shares some similarities with these mainstream operating systems, but there are enough differences that using a Linux tutorial…

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Evaluating Linux Server

As Linux gains acceptance as a desktop operating system, IT professionals in growing numbers are evaluating Linux server applications. How does Linux measure up to Windows server platforms? Is Linux server ready for the data center? Here are seven key…

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Linux Saved my Laptop!

I learned about the safety and usability of Linux after disaster struck my PC. Without Linux, I probably would’ve had to reinstall my OS or replace my computer. My experimentation with several Linux Distributions began in a local coffee shop….

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What is Linux Ubuntu?

Linux Ubuntu is a computer operating system interface. It has a graphical user interface that allows the user to run the computer easily. The Linux Ubuntu GUI is easy to use and understand. Ubuntu sounds rather exotic, almost African in…

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Working with Linux

Started by university student Linus Torvalds when he wanted to have a UNIX-like operating system he could run on his PC, Linux has grown into a major platform used for everything from home computers to:

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Downloading Linux is Easier Than You Think

Downloading Linux is easy, free, legal, safe and fun. Although there are many different Linux downloads, the process is nearly the same for all of them. Before you start a Linux download, keep a few things in mind:

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Red Hat Linux

Why does Red Hat Linux have such an odd name? Why was it the dominant Linux distribution for so long, and why was it split up into two different products? Like many histories, it’s not a matter of what happened,…

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Why host with Linux?

A key option to consider when purchasing web hosting is the web server’s operating system. Hosting customers are typically presented with two choices: Linux Hosting and Windows Hosting. Most are much more familiar with Windows and will dismiss Linux hosting…

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