Linux Tips and Tricks

Windows Repair With Linux by Kelly Lynn

  Linux is a Powerful Windows Tool If you aren’t particularly interested in obscure operating systems, the idea of playing around with Linux probably isn’t an appealing one. Linux, though, is a great Windows troubleshooting tool. Even if you want to have nothing to do with Linux for day-to-day computing, you should still take a look at it for what it can to for your Windows computing. Your first step to using Linux as a troubleshooter – making a Linux CD To use Linux on your Windows computer, you need to first find the right version for Windows troubleshooting purposes and keep a copy – either on a CD or a USB flash drive. Ubuntu is considered one of most versatile Linux versions available. Once you have a bootable version … Continue reading

Linux Alternatives to Windows Multimedia Apps by Kelly Lynn

  With Windows 8, Microsoft has changed the look of the computer landscape. More changes than Microsoft users have seen since the Windows 95 days mean that for the first time in years, some people are contemplating a switch in operation system. And while plenty of Windows faithful will cheerfully embrace the learning curve, those looking for a change may find that Linux simply works better for them. When it comes to making the switch to Linux, the area of most concern for those used to dealing with Windows might just be multimedia. Is there a way to view, stream and edit your media content on Linux that mirrors the Windows experience? Absolutely. Here’s a look at some easy-to-use applications that will replace your Windows multimedia stand-bys. Music and Podcasts … Continue reading