In Linux, there are two types of file links: hardlinks and softlinks. This article shows the difference between hard and soft links, how they work, and explains when you should pick a softlink over a hardlink.Read more »
Linux can run on nearly any electronic device including set-top boxes, cellphones, and even gas pumps; but in this article we are going to concentrate on the most classic of environments that receives the majority of attention....personal computers.Read more »
I wanted to share this idea for a long time. Upon reading "Linux guru: interface innovation is the challenge" from linuxtoday, I realize that I can postpone no longer. My suggestion is simple: give users a simple entry box much like a google search box with cues (or possible keyword completions that get automatically displayed, if you are command-line-interface oriented like me).Read more »
This 13 page course features reviews and comparisons of 11 top Linux distributions examining history, category, desktop, help resources, my opinions and more for each distro. Written from a windows user perspective, this course brings Linux newbies a comparison of top Linux distributions and likely choices through numerous basic desktop videos, reviews, and a final knowledge test.Read more »
Linux the cool factor
As I wrote in my last post, I think Linux is not perceived as cool by enough people.
While Linux is definitely very cool!
Last time I mentioned compiz, which gave very different responses. Some people think it's great others hate it. Today I'll throw in something completely different.
The next thing that I think makes Linux cool, is the command line!Read more »