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 isolated from other applications.
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.
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.
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: a partial solution.
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 all of these commands should carry over to Ubuntu 20.04, Pop!_OS requires less initial setup than a comparable Ubuntu system. This getting started guide will help […]
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 an official repository or is lagging behind in updates. Ubuntu developed Personal Package Archives (PPA) as a way to easily create small personal repositories to deliver […]
Best Beginner Linux Distros in 2020
These Linux distros are simple to install, ready to work, and easy to use.
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 slightly. Pop!_OS has quickly gained popularity among Linux fans though and for good reasons.
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 device. What is lacking, however, is Linux compatible services. Most popular services like Google Drive, OneDrive, or iCloud only work with Windows and MacOS. Being the […]