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  • Windows vs Linux: 7 Reasons to Switch to Linux

    Windows vs Linux: 7 Reasons to Switch to Linux

    The view that Linux is a server operating system only is an outdated view. There are hundreds of Linux distributions designed specifically to be beneficial for the average desktop/laptop user, and it is perhaps time you consider switching to Linux from Windows. When we talk about switching to Linux, we talk about using distributions like […]

  • Linux is Everywhere: 5 Places Where You Didn’t Know It’s There

    Linux is Everywhere: 5 Places Where You Didn’t Know It’s There

    Have you every wondered where is Linux? What key sectors does it power and in what areas is it commonly used? Many people, to this very day, think that Linux is nothing more than a server operating system for advanced users, and nothing more. But that’s not true. Linux can be found in unusual places […]

  • Linux Mint vs Ubuntu In Less Than 10 Minutes

    Linux Mint vs Ubuntu In Less Than 10 Minutes

    Who wins a battle between Linux Mint vs Ubuntu? Which one is better? Ubuntu is the most famous Linux distribution in the world. Its development started back in 2004. It is based on Debian distribution, which is why Ubuntu also uses the dpkg packaging system (And .deb package format) along with the apt packager manager. […]

  • 5 Years Later, Unity Desktop Is Forming an Accidental Renaissance

    5 Years Later, Unity Desktop Is Forming an Accidental Renaissance

    It has been 4 and half years since Canonical announced their decisions to drop Unity desktop for GNOME, drop the convergence experience and shift focus towards the cloud and IoT devices. The Linux community reactions back then were mixed. Some people liked GNOME and some people didn’t. Those who didn’t switched to other desktops such […]

  • 6 Top Open Source 3D/2D Animation Software

    6 Top Open Source 3D/2D Animation Software

    Proprietary software solutions have dominated the 3D/2D animation landscape for most of the last 30 years. The animation software area is one of the sectors where proprietary solutions are gatekeeping the entire industry; it takes tens and hundreds of dollars to get a good working software, and hence, individual animators or small-sized studios don’t even […]

  • Unsplash Wallpapers is an Unsplash Desktop Open Source App

    Unsplash Wallpapers is an Unsplash Desktop Open Source App

    You may have heard about Unspalsh; a very famous online service that provides high-quality images and wallpapers under a semi-open license. Unsplash is important for website creators, app designers and basically anyone who wants to get free wallpapers without having to deal with licensing issues (No attribution required, and even commercial usage of Unsplash images […]

  • Top 3 Open Source Math Software & Matlab Alternatives

    Top 3 Open Source Math Software & Matlab Alternatives

    Perhaps you have heard about Matlab, and how great it can be used for mathematics, modeling, computing and simulation tasks. It is indeed a great software, but it has one deadly flow: It is proprietary, and requires a very expensive license to use it. That’s why, open source alternatives emerged to take the place of […]

  • 5 Lightweight Linux Distributions to Revive Old Computers

    5 Lightweight Linux Distributions to Revive Old Computers

    Many users may have a set of old computers laying around, which they have accumulated over the years. Instead of throwing them at the trash, you should know that you can revive these old computers with lightweight Linux distributions. There are Linux distributions for everything. Enterprise Linux distributions to empower the infrastructure of businesses. Average […]

  • Mark Text is a Minimal Open Source Markdown Editor

    Mark Text is a Minimal Open Source Markdown Editor

    If you heavily practice writing, then you should definitely give Markdown a try in general. It is a very neat syntax language that will help you take your texts to the next level, especially if you were a developer looking to write documentation or articles for your projects. Office suites such as LibreOffice may be […]