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What Is GNOME in Linux?

If you’ve recently stepped into the Linux world, you may have heard the term GNOME thrown around a lot. But what exactly is it? In this article, we’ll take a look at this popular desktop environment and what it offers….

How to Install Linux in VirtualBox

If you want to try out a Linux distribution, you may want to do it in a virtual machine (VM) before dual-booting or completely overwriting your system. Choose a distribution and let’s run it in a VM using VirtualBox….

What Is Fedora Linux?

Did you hear of someone using “Fedora” on their computer and aren’t sure what they’re talking about? Let’s look at what is Fedora and a brief history of this operating system named after a stylish hat….

How to Install an RPM File in Linux

Did you download an RPM file, and you’re not sure what it is or what do with it? It’s one of the file types used to install applications in Red Hat Enterprise Linux-based distributions, and we’ll show you how to use them….

How to Install a DEB File in Linux

So, you finally installed Linux and when downloading your favorite app you got a file with the “.deb” extension. Now what? In this article, let’s look at the two ways you can easily install apps using DEB files on Linux….

What Is Ubuntu?

In online discussions, you may have heard the term “Ubuntu” thrown around, often in the context of discussing alternatives to Windows. So what exactly is it, and why do people choose to use it?

How to Share Games on Steam

Do you have games on your Steam account you’d like to share with friends and family? You can do that using Steam’s “Family Sharing” feature. It allows others to access and play games from your library at no additional cost….

How to Update Fedora Linux

So, you finally downloaded and installed Fedora Linux, but now you may be wondering, how do you keep your system up to date? Thankfully, Fedora gives you a couple of methods for system updates. Let’s take a look….

What Is Pop!_OS?

If you’ve heard about Pop!_OS, you might have seen people often referring to it as the best Windows alternative or the ideal Linux distribution for gaming. Here’s what’s different about this Linux distribution…
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