Author: <span class="vcard">teklordz</span>

Linux: The path to freedom

Yours truly has been using Linux for a long time. The community support for the Linux distributions is awesome, unlike closed/proprietary operating systems like Windows. Forums and IRC channels are available for anyone who has questions regarding the free Linux distribution they just installed. Furthermore, most of the software is free and/or open source. There…


Access denied

This writer has encountered more and more websites that are using a Javascript which forces visitors to “white list” their website, or to deactivate Adblocker software in their browser in order to read the content. The last site i wanted to visit had the following notice: I have said this before: I don’t care how…


How to create you own open Suse Linux OS

I discovered a great way to customize my very own Linux distribution very easily. While building a Linux distro from scratch is possible, it’s a lot of work. But when you download a ready made Linux distro, it often comes with non essential software that you’ll likely never use. The SUSE studio website offers the…


Tails 2.2 RC1: My review

Tails 2.2RC1 (1st release candidate) AKA  “The Amnesic Incognito Live System”  was available for download today. Yours truly downloaded the ISO image from the Softpedia website and created a bootable USB stick as well as a DVD.  On boot, you have the option to choose live or live/failsafe. Then, you are given more options such…


Interview with Marius Nestor of softpedia.com

The following is my interview with Marius Nestor, senior editor at softpedia.com “What can I say? I like Linux a lot and I love Softpedia even more, since early 2005, when I joined the team. You can witness my hard work on the Linux section and the corresponding news category. I’m a huge supporter of…


Linux Multi Media Center

LMMS (Linux Multi Media Center) is a wonderful free software that lets you create beautiful music and incredible beats. It’s available for Linux, Windows and Mac. Yours truly discovered this by accident while browsing on YouTube. It reminds me a bit of Fruity Loops. You can create awesome stuff in there. There are many tutorials…


Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa XFCE review

This is my review of linux Mint 17.3 Rosa XFCE. This is the ideal operating system for someone who wants to switch from Windows to Linux. 1.3Gb is the download size. The easy way to install is to burn the ISO file on a blank DVD and make sure that the boot sequence of your…


Ubuntu MATE 15.10 review

  This is my review of Ubuntu MATE 15.10. To begin with, it’s a very solid distribution. I believe beginners would feel at ease with this OS. In December 2015, the software center was removed from the ISO file because of complaints it had not been maintained and updated. But there are other options to…


Ubuntu Community Team Q&A with Pat McGowan and Richard Collins

Ubuntu Devices Product Manager Richard Collins and Engineering Director Pat McGowan answered questions about the new Aquaris M10 tablet as well as questions on the Ubuntu phone. The interview was hosted by David Planella and Nicholas Skaggs on the Ubuntu on-air website.. An IRC channel was provided for user questions during the broadcast. View the…


Why use a Linux OS when trading Bitcoins

If you want to get into trading crypto currencies like Bitcoin, here’s why you should seriously consider using a Linux OS instead of the Windows OS. A Linux OS is much more secure than any other operating system out there. If you use a Windows OS, you are at risk of being hacked for Windows…


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