Open Source

  • Pop! OS 21.10 Getting Started After Install Guide
    Pop!_OS is the popular Linux built by computer company System76. It is built on a Ubuntu base with many logical and helpful additions. System76 developers are...
  • Ubuntu 21.10 Getting Started Guide
    This getting started guide will help quickly setup your system after installing the latest release of Ubuntu 21.10. Impish Indri brings big changes to Ubuntu with...
  • Fedora 35 Getting Started After Install Guide
    This getting started guide will help quickly set up Fedora 35 after a fresh install. It is my personal cheat sheet and I reference it for...
  • Pop! OS 21.04 Getting Started After Install Guide
    Pop!_OS 21.04 is the latest release of the popular distro built by System76. It features a new Cosmic Desktop built with usability in mind.
  • OpenSUSE Leap 15.3 Getting Started Guide
    The latest release of openSUSE Leap 15.3 brings the stability of SUSE Linux Enterprise to the community distro.
  • Ubuntu 21.04 Getting Started Guide
    Ubuntu is a polished, easy to use Linux distribution popular with new and experienced users alike. This guide will help get you started after a fresh...
  • Fedora 34 Getting Started After Install Guide
    This getting started guide will help quickly set up Fedora 34 after a fresh install. It is my personal cheat sheet and I reference it for...
  • Best Flatpaks for Linux in 2021
    Flatpaks are a convenient way to install software on Linux. Flatkpak is popular because its convenient to package applications once, work across a variety of Linux...
  • The Best PPAs for Ubuntu Based Distros
    Ubuntu and its related distros like Elementary, Mint, and Pop!_OS have access to an enormous software library. There are times when a particular program may not...
  • Pop! OS 20.10 After Install Getting Started Guide
    This Getting Started Guide will help set up a new Pop!_OS 20.10 install. I have included common software selections along with a few of my favorites.
  • OpenSUSE 15.2 Leap Getting Started Guide
    OpenSUSE remains my favorite Fedora alternative.
  • Top Reasons to Choose openSUSE in 2020
    OpenSUSE is often overlooked and underappreciated in the Linux world. Its a truly great Linux distribution that deserves a chance. These are the top reasons why...
  • Getting Started with openSUSE Tumbleweed in 2020
    OpenSUSE easily remains my favorite Fedora alternative. Its a fast, feature filled, professional Linux distribution with strong corporate backing and awesome developers.
  • Fedora 33 Getting Started After Install Guide
    This getting started guide will help quickly set up Fedora 33 after a fresh install. It is my personal cheat sheet and I reference it for...
  • Best Beginner Linux Distros in 2020
    These Linux distros are simple to install, ready to work, and easy to use.
  • How to Install Firefox Beta on Ubuntu
    Mozilla Firefox is a speedy, light open source web browser built for multiple platforms including Ubuntu Linux. Ubuntu does a great job updating to the latest...
  • How to Install RPMs on openSUSE
    I may have been harsh and quick to judge openSUSE when I said it failed to install RPMs. I may have even taken a lot of...
  • OpenSUSE Software Install Failures
    Sometimes Linux distros just fail and openSUSE is no exception. This is my experience attempting to install software in openSUSE Leap 15.2 using One Click Install...
  • Top Reasons to Choose Pop!_OS
    Pop!_OS came out of nowhere and overnight everyone was running it. It was the wunderkind of Linux distros. The darling of Reddit. The slayer of DistroWatch....
  • Pop! OS 20.04 Getting Started Guide
    Pop!_OS has quickly become a popular alternative to Ubuntu. PC builder System76 bases Pop!_OS on Ubuntu but makes careful choices to improve the user experience out...
  • Linux Friendly Cloud Services in 2020
    There are so many cloud services, its practically raining them.  Bah duh.  Awful dad joke aside, there are countless cloud services that allow for seamless syncing...
  • Protonmail vs Tutanota
    Battle of the secure mail services. Which one is better? The popular Swiss hosted Protonmail versus the German champ Tutanota.
  • Best Linux Distros of 2020
    There’s not one.
  • Why Fedora?
    I have distrohopped for a long time. Its likely the basic state of most Linux users. We’re all chasing that perfect distro. That distro that runs...
  • Fedora 32 Guide
    This is my personal cheat sheet for Fedora 32. Its an easy getting started style guide that I run through on a fresh install. While its...