Tag Archives: windows

How to Sell Linux

22 May

Sell- Verb (used with object)- to persuade or induce (someone) to buy or use something

That’s one of the many definitions of the word sell, it is also the definition which allowed me to use the word in this context. This post is all about how we (as a community of Linux users) could persuade or induce someone or some people to use Linux in many different ways; whether is be in an organisation or for personal use.

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Lamp, Mamp and Wamp

16 May

LAMP is an acronym of Linux Apache, MySQL and PHP. MAMP is an acronym of Mac Apache, MySQL and PHP. And as expected WAMP is an acronym of Windows Apache, MySQL and PHP. They are a download which packages together Apache, MySQL and PHP and allow you to build and host websites locally. It is a totally free download which is shipped with PHPMyAdmin.

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How to Make Awesome Wallpapers in GIMP

13 May

GIMP is my image editor/creator of choice on both Windows and Linux however I prefer Photoshop on Mac. If you have any experience of Photoshop you will know how to use these tools, brushes and effects in it. GIMP as I have reviewed before in both ‘5 Lightweight Alternatives to Popular Applications‘ and in ‘Top 5 Free Windows Applications’ is an awesome free and open-source, cross-platform tool. The release I’m going to be using today is Gimp 2.6 which can be downloaded from the Gimp Website.

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5 Lightweight Alternatives to Popular Applications

11 May

Okay so if you have been reading my blog regularly you will have noticed that I love free, open source software, which in many cases is an alternative to popular, expensive and worst of all closed-source software. Here is my list of 5 Lightweight Alternatives to Popular Applications (with a brief introduction and explanation of the contents, of course)

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Some Awesome Gaming

8 May

Now Mac and Linux are often criticized for the lack of good games available under the two platforms compared to Windows. Perhaps Mac is moving in the right direction towards native big budget games however, Linux is not. We may have WINE ,which is something I will do a feature on, but it doesn’t replace the real game.

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5 Browsers You've Never Heard Of

8 May

Over the past few years many  different browsers have been created and become very popular for example Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, however, there are many browsers which are generally unheard of among the majority of web users. Here are 5 of them

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5 Great Firefox Addons

6 May

Using any operating system whether it be Mac or Linux just wouldn’t be the same without all the amazing plugins and add-ons created by the open-source community supporting software

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The Web

6 May

As well as blogging about Linux, Mac and Windows I’m going to be blogging about the internet in general. Since many of the tutorials and things I will be doing will be made about Firefox and Chrome I advise you download and install them from the links provided (in the names).

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Perfect Purple

6 May

The designers over at Ubuntu have decided to go for something a little different from the browns and oranges of recent distros and have opted for a a purple default theme. Personally after trying the latest release I think things are looking and feeling very good.

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Hey Everyone

5 May

Hey everyone this is my blog all about the Linux Operating system as well as stuff about MS Windows and Mac OSX.