"distro" tag

Grub 2 Demystified: A Complete Perspective

Grub, also known as GR and Unified Bootloader, has been the main boot loader for many Linux distributions. Grub was initially released as a part of the GNU HURD project and later was…

Linux Maintainer Greg K-H Talks About What Keeps Him Busy!

Greg Kroah Hartman, fondly known as Greg K-H, is one of the most important people working on the Linux kernel. He is the Linux stable kernel maintainer and is a Linux Foundation Fellow….

A Look at the Basics of LVM

This article deals with Logical Volume Management (LVM) and looks at how to set it up. Many years ago, when 2 GB of storage was considered a lot, I beamed with pride after…

New and amazing features of Linux

The Linux operating system has been around since the beginning of the first computers and the first operating systems. Since its first formation in the form of a small operating system running on…

Top 7 Linux Tips And Tricks For Beginners

Understanding the wonderful and weird Linux world with the most popular distro of the world is not always the simplest of works, specifically if you are used to clean embrace of the Windows….

Ubuntu 9.10 Unleashed, Amid Windows 7 & Snow Leopard

The latest Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala gets reviewed, along with the GNOME 2.28 desktop environment.

The Perfect Desktop!

A modern desktop with an office suite, multimedia codecs, wireless support and more. You can have all that in around 10-15 minutes.

CentOS 5.3: A Blue Feather In Your Red Hat

While everyone else seems to be in a race for the latest and the greatest, CentOS 5.3 still bundles pretty old and tested software. Well, this is not your typical desktop OS; besides, the stability makes it a must-have for your server deployments.

Fedora 11: Leonidas Roars for Attention

The recently released Fedora 11 packs in a lot of cutting-edge features. The question is: will these put Fedora back in the desktop race?

Arch Linux: The Ideal Geek Distro?

Inspired by CRUX and started in March 2002 by Judd Vinet, the Arch Linux project might have been a late entrant into the world of distros. But within a short span of time, it has gained lots of fans, users and contributors. Arch Linux, according to its website, is a minimalist distribution aimed at intermediate Linux users who are not afraid of the command line.

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