Open Source

  • Fedora 36 After Install Guide
    This getting started guide will help quickly set up Fedora 36 after a fresh install. This guide is my personal cheat sheet that has been revised through several iterations … Read more
  • Ubuntu 22.04 Getting Started Guide
    This getting started guide will help quickly setup your system after installing the latest release of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. Jammy Jellyfish is a polished stable Long Term Support release.
  • Pop! OS 22.04 LTS 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 gradually building a … Read more
  • openSUSE Tumbleweed Guide for 2022
    OpenSUSE Tumbleweed is an excellent rolling release Linux distribution. This updated guide for 2022 will take you through updating packages, adding additional repositories, gaining multimedia support, and installing software.
  • 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 gradually building a … Read more
  • 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 the upgrade to … Read more
  • 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 my own system.
  • 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 install of the … Read more
  • 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 my own system.
  • 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 distributions, and is … Read more
  • 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 be available in … Read more
  • 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 you should try … Read more
  • 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 my own system.
  • 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 version of Firefox. … Read more
  • 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 heat for it. … Read more
  • 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 and RPMs. Update: … Read more
  • 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. Maybe I’m exaggerating … Read more
  • 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 of box. While … Read more
  • 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 from device to … Read more