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Never create or change Linux files using Windows Apps and Tools

Any attempt to open LINUX files using Windows tools may read-lock the opened files/folders, thereby stopping updates for your file contents. This invariably can result in files and folders becoming corrupted. As such, Windows experts advise its customers to exercise […]

Download Ubuntu on Windows 10 from Windows Store

Download Ubuntu on Windows 10 from Windows Store

Microsoft recently announced Linux Subsystems for Windows 10. While the feature was made available to developers, Microsoft has released it on the Windows Store. You can now easily download Ubuntu subsystem for Windows 10 directly from the Windows Store. For […]

You should not change Linux files on Windows 10. Why?

For those thinking of changing their Linux files on Windows 10, there’s something you want to know. According to Microsoft, creating or changing Linux files from Windows will likely result in data corruption and might damage your Linux environment requiring you to […]

How to run Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 10

Before we get on to see how to run Bash on Ubuntu on Windows, here’s a little bit on the amazing step by Microsoft to integrate user mode Linux and its tools into Windows OS. Who would have thought one would […]

Linux alternatives to Windows XP

Microsoft, sometime ago decided to end support for older versions of Windows such as Windows XP. No more technical support and security updates for these versions in future signaled Microsoft’s intentions to encourage users to migrate to the latest version […]

LinuxLive USB Creator: An Open Source LiveCD Creator

Linux LiveCD is probably the most widely used portable operating system by system administrators or IT Professionals. For those who aren’t familiar with the term LiveCD, it means LiveCD is a complete bootable computer installation, including the operating system, which […]

Cygwin : UNIX shell for Windows

Cygwin is a free application that provides a UNIX like environment on Windows operating system. Cygwin consists of UNIX system call libraries along with many GNU application. Compilers, development tools, development tool kits, GNU emacs, TeX and LaTeX, OpenSSH (client […]

Run Windows Applications on Mac, Linux using WineHQ

At times, a Mac or Linux user may wonder if they would be able to run Winodws applications and software on their operating system, without installing a copy of the Windows OS on their computer.  WineHQ, a free software and a […]

How to Install and Run Linux on Windows 7 easily

I’m not very good with Linux but I wanted to install Linux to learn more about it. But when I read through the installation manual I found it to be a difficult. Then I found this little program called Wubi. […]

BOSS Linux: The Desi Operating System from India

Want to know who the ‘BOSS’ of the Indian Software Industry is? No it isn’t any human being here. Its an operating system which has an uncanny resemblance to its name. Critics describe it as “the most meaningful product to […]

Interactive map of Linux Kernel

The Linux kernel is an operating system kernel used by the Linux family of Unix-like operating systems. It is one of the most complex & prominent examples of free & open source software. This Interactive Map of Linux Kernel gives […]