As usual, every April and October are the months when many people in the Linux community wait for the new releases of their favourite operating systems. Canonical released the newest version of the Ubuntu family of distributions on the 13th of April, and there is a good reason to look into them now. I will […]
Author Archive | Dmitry Kaglik
Linux is a free operating system that anyone can download and install on their computers. It’s one of the top five platforms used in the world, and yet most people don’t understand its benefits. With that in mind, this post will draw your attention towards all the advantages you can expect to encounter. With a […]
Yandex.Disk is one of the most Linux-friendly platform for cloud file storage. Linux notes from DarkDuck had published a how-to guide for running Yandex.Disk application on your Linux computer back in 2016. Using the link from that article, you can get at least 1 GB of free space, and there are steps to get 10 […]
Linux notes from DarkDuck has recently published an article with a very interesting classification of Linux distributions. I’ll add one more: the Theater distros. Like a play in a theater, these distros go through their acts looking just like real distros, but if you go back stage, they are just cardboard stage sets in front […]
The second quarter of 2017 promises to be very interesting. Several distributions schedule their release between April and June 2017. Apart from two usual competitors that issue their new releases every 6 months, Ubuntu and Fedora, we will see Tails 3.0 and Linux Lite 3.4. This question is especially intersting since the latest release Fedora 25 […]
DarkDuck loves to interview different people in the Linux community. Especially if they are real developers of distributions, or take part in the development teams. Examples are Artyom Zorin, Anne Nicolas, Eugeni Dodonov , Porteus Team, Robert Milasan and so on. Today I am happy to introduce you a member of another team: Patrick from Emmabuntüs team.
“This is a good time for the next interview”, DarkDuck thought. And there was a good reason for it. DarkDuck’s favourite distribution Mageia has just jumped into the version 3. Let’s cut this story short. My today’s guest is Anne Nicolas, the chairperson of Mageia.org association.
It’s this time of year again… With the coming release of next long-term support version of Ubuntu 13.10 just a month away, many of you already looking for downloading of your own ISO image of the system. But many of you are not so lucky, and will need to wait longer, because you can not […]
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, […]
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 […]