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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) With Ubuntu Linux
Ubuntu Linux is ideal for anyone who is concerned about security of a WAN based virtual desktop infrastructure. It is also perfect for organizations hosting their applications in the cloud, utilizing software-as-a-service through a web browser. More ...

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Linux is growing steadily year after year. With a passionate community backing it, with big companies Like IBM and HP pledging their support for it, it's no wonder Linux, the wonder operating system for servers of the past, has also made it to the desktops of today. More ...

How to Use the VIM Text Editor in Linux
In 1988, an improved version of Vi, called vim (vi iMproved), was released. This article provides some examples that illustrate some basic operations with text as well as its extra features that make vim unique and useful. More ...

What You Need to Know to Set Up a Simple Firewall in Linux
Like any other OS, Linux needs to be protected with a firewall. Essentially, a firewall is a protective fence that keeps unwanted external data and software out and sensitive internal data and software in. More ...

Migrating to Linux: Installing Software
The typical approach to get software installed on your computer is to get it from a vendor and run the install program. With Linux there is a central repository of software. Just about any program you might want will be in a list of available packages that you can install. More ...

Configuration of Conky System Monitor for Linux
For those who work with computer resources conky universal system monitor will rouse some interest. The main peculiarity of this program is the usage of X Window System functionality to display data on the desktop, be it XFCE, IceWM, KDE, or any other. More ...

What is Linux?
Linux is an operating system that was not created by a corporation or by someone out to make money. The Linux core was created by Linus Torvalds who wanted to create a Unix-like system that would work on home computers. More ...

Running Windows Applications on Linux
The perceived inability to run windows applications on Linux is what keeps many individuals from trying Linux. It turns out that it is possible to run many popular Windows applications on Linux PCs using one of several software technologies. More ...

Linux Installation CDs vs. Linux "Live" CDs
You need to learn how to use Linux. And the best way to get Linux training is to work with it and get real, practical Linux experience. There are lots of different ways to get Linux, and lots of different versions of Linux to choose from! More ...

Bootloaders In Linux
A boot loader is a program that controls the the initial sequence of operations performed in the process of starting the Operating System when the computer is switched on. More ...

Linux Server Hardening
For today's computing platforms, ease of access and openness is essential for web based communications. This is at odds with the increased necessity for comprehensive security measures in a world full of malware and hacking threats. More ...

Setting Up a Basic Ethernet LAN on a Linux PC
When you install most the Linux distributions on a PC connected with an Ethernet card, the Linux kernel automatically detects the Ethernet card and installs the appropriate drivers. The installer also lets you set up TCP/IP networking. More ...