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Windows vs mac vs linux: 10 funny jokes in pictures   

The Windows Vs Mac Vs Linux debate continues. Their fans continue to be at the each others throat. The baseline of most debate is that Windows is clumsy and full of security issues, Linux is complicated and not user-friendly and Mac is all looks that burns your money for each and everything. There are forums, dedicated websites, Facebook pages and tons of articles dedicated to the Windows Vs Linux Vs Mac debate but don't worry this post is not to find out who is the best of them all.

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Published on May 24, 2016 by Paul Illingworth
How to easily install light table on ubuntu linux   

Light Table is a feature rich and modern open source editor. It's not an exaggeration to call it one of the best code editors for Linux. You can download the source code and use it to install Light Table but it requires extra effort in making it searchable or creating a desktop shortcut.

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Published on May 24, 2016 by Paul Illingworth
Orb: new generation of linux apps are here   

Orbital Apps has brought us a new type of application package, ORB, with portable applications, interactive installer support and offline usage ability.

Portable applications are always handy. Mostly because they can run on-the-fly without needing any administrator privileges, and also it can be carried around on small USB sticks along with all their settings and data. And these interactive installers will be able to allow us to install applications with ease.

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Published on May 24, 2016 by Paul Illingworth
Explained: which ubuntu should I use?   

Brief: Confused between Ubuntu vs Xubuntu vs Lubuntu vs Kubuntu?? This beginners' guide helps you to decide which Ubuntu should you choose.

So, you have been reading about reasons to switch to Linux and the benefits of it and finally decided to give it a try. Good.

Now, after further reading on the internet, knowing people's view about which Linux is good for beginners, you decided to install Ubuntu. A fine wise decision.

Perhaps at this point, you are wondering about which Ubuntu should you choose and how should you proceed with installing Ubuntu.

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Published on May 24, 2016 by Paul Illingworth
Microsoft sheds light on Windows 10 update policy   

Microsoft senior program manager Chris Riggs revealed information about the company's Windows 10 update and upgrade in a presentation at the WinHEC technical conference in Taiwan.

While Riggs addressed business and Enterprise customers in the Windows As A Service presentation, some of it is also interesting to Home users.

Microsoft plans to release single cumulative updates each month, and so-called feature updates twice a year.

These cumulative updates are already used by the company. They supersede the previous month's update, and contain only security, reliability or bug fixes according to Microsoft.

Feature updates on the other hand, with the next major one called the Anniversary Update out in July 2016, ship with new features and capabilities but are released less frequently.

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Published on May 24, 2016 by Paul Illingworth
Linus Torvalds Ships Linux Kernel 4.6 Release   

Linus Torvalds this week released the final code for version 4.6 of the Linux kernel. This release comes two months after the previous 4.5 version and has gone through seven release candidates.

"The 4.6 kernel on the whole was a fairly big release - more commits than we've had in a while," Torvalds wrote in his release notes on the LKML mailing list. "But it all felt fairly calm despite that."

Despite the relative calm of the last few release candidates, Linux kernel 4.6 "Charred Weasel" does come with its fair share of interesting changes. Many end users will notice performance improvements in the temperature control of their laptops,

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Published on May 23, 2016 by Paul Illingworth
Choosing a Linux Desktop: 7 Tips   

Newcomers to Linux desktop struggle with the concept of choosing a Linux desktop environment. Just the idea of having a choice is difficult if you are used to Windows or OS X, but how do you choose between a dozen major Linux desktop options, and several dozen minor ones?

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Published on May 21, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
Microsoft tweaks IE11-Edge interoperability in Windows 10   

Microsoft yesterday said it will introduce changes in this summer's Windows 10 Anniversary Update to simplify switching from Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) to Edge, and back.

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Published on May 20, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
TeslaCrypt victims can now decrypt their files for free   

Victims of the widespread TeslaCrypt ransomware are in luck: Security researchers have created a tool that can decrypt files affected by recent versions of the malicious program.

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Published on May 20, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
Microsoft wants to make Windows 7 and 8.1 updating easier   

Microsoft announced three upcoming changes to update procedures of previous versions of the company's Windows operating system today.

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Published on May 18, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
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