Author Archive | Dmitry Kaglik

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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Mini-interview with ROSA

Some time ago, I wrote an article “How Fresh is the Dew?” That article was about the first release of the Linux distribution named ROSA. In Russian, the word “rosa” means dew, so that was playing with words that time. I am not sure if the developers of the distribution read my article or not, […]

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Linux for a business traveller

Are you a business traveller? Do you need to spend at least some of your nights away from home, somewhere in a hotel? Do you have a company laptop? If you answer is yes, then you’re like me. I also have a company laptop with MS Windows already installed on it. To be honest, it […]

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