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Make a bootable Windows 10 USB on Linux

How to create a Windows 10 bootable USB on Linux

You’re all pretty much familiar with the procedure involved in creating a Windows 10 bootable media on computers running Windows operating system. In this post, we will show you the procedure to create a Windows 10 bootable USB/CD on computers […]

How to recover Windows files with Linux Live CD/USB

You have got your shiny new Windows 10 computer. You have been using it for a while now, and it’s all fine and dandy. Then without any sign whatsoever, your hard disk drive or solid-state drive goes south. And the […]

Best Linux distributions which look like Windows

Once you have understood the pros and cons while shifting from Windows to Linux and decided in favor of the latter, the tougher part would be adjusting with the new environment. Thankfully, there are a few distributions of Linux which […]

How to read Ext4 in Windows 10

Ext4 or Extended Files System version 4 is the file system for Linux. If you have a Windows 10 + Linux dual boot or have a hard drive formatted it in Ext4, how do you read in Windows 10? While Linux […]

OpenSSH on Windows 10

What is OpenSSH? How to enable & use OpenSSH on Windows 10

If you are a hardcore developer, you might have already noticed that Microsoft has finally added support for SSH connections on Windows 10. It is an integration of OpenSSH on Windows 10 which comes with the release of the Windows […]

WSL

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 […]

Here is whats new in Windows 10 Bash/WSL & Windows Console

Windows 10 v1703 has bought a lot of cool features and performance improvements. Apps like Paint 3D and the Game Mode are expected to cater to the various niches of the Windows 10 audiences. The Windows 10 Anniversary Update was […]

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 […]

Best Linux alternatives to Windows 10 OS

Microsoft some time 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 […]

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. […]