Welcome to BlogNotions' Linux Blog

The BlogNotions Linux blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives from various Thought Leaders in the industry. Presented by NetLine, this forum allows IT enthusiasts to explore and learn about different Linux distributions such as Ubunto, Fedora, and OpenSUSE, and their personal experiences. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

4 categories of Linux distributions

There are different Linux distributions. If you just go to Distrowatch site, you will find hundreds of them listed there. Some of them even have my reviews listed. And how many distributions are NOT listed? Some of them either fail to gain registration on Distrowatch, or are in the process of that, like Zorin OS […]

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MX-16 Xfce: very close to the ideal

The MX Linux distribution is a relatively new name in the Linux world. However, its predecessors MEPIS and antiX were both popular some time ago. I even reviewed SimplyMEPIS 11.0 KDE back in 2012. I am not very sure what MX means. Is it a reference to Mexico? Or to Moto-cross? Of just a hybrid […]

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GeckoLinux Plasma: for Die Hard OpenSuSE fans

The old fans of Linux notes from DarkDuck blog know that it is mostly about reviews of Live versions of various Linux operating systems. That is why OpenSuSE has not been reviewed for a long time. The latest and the previous version of this distribution, 42.2 and 42.1, do not have a Live option. The […]

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Top 5 posts from 2016 (version 3)

Last couple of weeks I posted the Top 5s for the most popular posts from 2016. They were taken from the pageviews statistics of the Blogger and from the number of Google+ endorsements. To complete the statistics trio, let’s have a look at the most popular posts of Linix notes from DarkDuck blog from 2016 by […]

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Does Linux community trust Microsoft?

The hype of few past weeks was all about Microsoft joining the Linux Foundation as a platinum member. I purposely don’t put any link in here because only a lazy blogger missed that news in his blog. I am a lazy blogger. And I write about different things. Does actually Linux community like Microsoft? Does […]

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New Blog: Enlightenment Through Open Source

Last week I posted that all official Bodhi announcements are going to be posted directly on the Bodhi site from now on. Today I am here to say that while blogger was a great starting platform for me to get started writing with, I am moving on. Starting today all of my other technology ramblings will […]

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Sager NP2740 Review – A Linux Powerhouse

When I buy a piece of hardware I generally use it until it becomes completely non-functional. Because of this, my old Sager laptop I bought five years ago was finally needing an upgrade so I set about doing research trying to find a replacement. I was looking for something powerful to stream some games on, but […]

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Introducing eepDater – GUI for Apt-Get Package Updates

One of the things I am working on for our Bodhi 3.0.0 release this summer is a simple GUI system update tool written in Elementary and the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries. Today I would like to share an early version of this tool I am calling eepDater (pronounced epp-date-er), which is written in python utilizing the […]

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