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.

Mageia 6: is it the rise of Phoenix?

There is no secret that I always preferred distributions with the DEB package format. However, there is an exception. Mageia was the distribution that I ran for quite long time on various laptops. Unfortunately, the issues with outdated packages made me leave this distribution behind some time ago. Just as a reminder, Mageia is an […]

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5 Reasons to Use Linux for Development

For years now, Linux has earned a reputation as a popular platform among IT enthusiasts. It’s attracted everyone from system administrators to experimenting students. Yet, not enough is said about Linux power as a programming platform. Here are five reasons why this open source operating system should be at the top of your list when […]

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Linux Mint 18.2 KDE – what else can you desire?

Linux Mint is the distribution that tops the Distrowatch rating year after year. Its release cycle was following the Ubuntu releases for many years, including the non-LTS versions. But since the version 17 back in 2014 they only release Linux Mint based on Ubuntu LTS versions, currently Ubuntu 16.04, and then refresh the distribution every […]

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An unusual offer from Linux notes from DarkDuck

Hello my dear readers! You have probably read articles on this blog about the cloud storage integration with Linux: Yandex.Disk and OneDrive from Microsoft. These articles are really popular and they get their readers every day. Both of these articles contain the referral links that allow you to get additional web storage space for free. […]

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Peppermint Eight – Stairway to Cloud

The recent tendency in our technology world is to move from using your personal computer for storage and processing of data to cloud-based storage and processing. There are very few people now who have never heard about cloud-based file storage facilities, email, office packages and so on. Even ERP systems are now moving to cloud, […]

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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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