Best Linux Distro Award: The Envelope Please…

Arch Linux Best Linux Distro 2016

For the second year in a row, Arch Linux wins both rounds in our poll to determine the winner of our Readers’ Choice Award for Best Linux Distro.

The FOSS Force Readers’ Choice Awards […]

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Eight Things to Do After Installing Linux Mint Xfce 18.x

Linux Mint Xfce

After you get Linux up and running on your computer, there are still a few things left to do. Here’s a short list that newcomers might find helpful.

Linux for Newcomers

Those who […]

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A Nonreview of Linux Mint Xfce 18 ‘Sarah’

screenshot Linux Mint 18 "Sarah"

With Linux Mint Xfce 18.1 “Serena” due to be released any day now, we decided it was too late for a full review of Mint Xfce 18.0 “Sarah,” and opted instead for this down-and-dirty “nonreview.” […]

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Dear CIO: Linux Mint Encourages Users to Keep System Up-to-Date

Linux Mint 18.0 Update Manager

Regardless of what you may have read elsewhere, the Linux Mint team takes security very seriously and wants you to keep your system up-to-date.

Swapnil Bhartiya gets it wrong.

Let me start by […]

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Reviving Old Macs Using Linux

These days, thanks to Apple’s move to Intel about a decade back, bringing new life to an old Mac by installing your favorite Linux distro is just as easy as it is with a standard […]

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