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.

Why I will not write a full-feature review of Debian 9

Debian 9 is out. It has been released on the 17th of June 2017. Its codename is Stretch, which is yet another character from the Toy Story animated film. It is available for download in both Install and Live versions, and Live version is available in many flavours: GNOME, KDE, Xfce, Cinnamon, LXDE and so […]

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Life and blog changes, and 10% off Linux disk orders

Hello my dear readers! I am happy to share some news with you. First of all, I have recently moved countries. My new residence country is Cyprus, a small sunny island in the Mediterranean. Second, because of this change, the contents of the reviews will slightly change. I now do not have a remote file […]

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Ubuntu GNOME 17.04 – what does the future look like?

You could recently read reviews of different flavours of Ubuntu 17.04 on Linux notes from DarkDuck blog: Ubuntu MATE, Kubuntu, Lubuntu. And you all remember the recent announcement from Mark Shuttleworth and Canonical that Ubuntu 17.10 will be the last version of Ubuntu coming with Unity Desktop Environment. It means that more attention in the […]

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The Linux Virus: how it can be

Downloaded the virus for Linux. Unzipped it. Installed it under root. It didn’t start. Spent 2 hours googling. Realised that the virus instead of /usr/local/bin installed itself into /usr/bin where user malware does not have the write permissions. That’s why the virus could not create a process file. Found the patched .configure and .make files on […]

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Why Is Linux More Secure Than Windows?

When choosing an operating system, there are many different factors that are taken into consideration. However, security is becoming increasingly important. You only need to look at the news to see the increasing number of data breaches that are occurring around the world at present. Choosing an operating system with care is your first step […]

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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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