How to create Windows 10 USB installation Drive in Linux

We have previously looked at how you can create a bootable USB drive of various Linux distributions from a Windows PC. Some of these posts include Creating a Linux Mint Live USB drive on Windows and How to create a Bootable Ubuntu Live USB drive on Windows using tools like Rufus and PowerISO. This post will do the reverse - How to create Windows 10 USB installation Drive in Linux.

How to install VMware Workstation Player on Fedora

VMware is a cross-platform proprietary virtualization software used to run multiple instances of OS as virtual machines. VMware Player is similar to VirtualBox, except that it is proprietary. Any problems arising with the virtual machine does not affect the host operating system.

How to install MX Linux with disk encryption

MX Linux is an operating system based on the Debian stable. The system is generated from a cooperative venture between the AntiX and former MEPIS communities. This is a mid-weight Linux distro designed with a nice look, an efficient desktop with simple configuration, and greater solid performance.

The 10 Best Linux Emulators for Windows

The love for the Linux operating system is beyond words. However, the Windows operating system's popularity makes it difficult for Linux to fully take over the OS world. Windows has a bigger platform of users due to the operational preferences it presents. It has advanced graphics that favor users who are Gamers. The Office Suite software package of Windows is on another level.

What is FOSS, and how does it differ from Freeware

The rise of the Linux operating system, in all its various distributions, over the past few decades has catapulted the popularity of Free or Open Source Software (FOSS). Let's guide you in understanding what is FOSS, how it differs from freeware and is Linux a FOSS.

How to update Ubuntu, Linux Mint by command-line

If you have been using Ubuntu and Linux Mint for a while, you might be aware of how to keep your system up to date by graphical user interface method (GUI) using the corresponding Software Center.

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10 reasons to use GNOME as your desktop environment

One of the best things about using Linux is that you get access to tons of desktop environments. But on the flip side, with so many desktop environments (DE) to choose from, it can get real confusing real quick as to which DE is right for you. Furthermore, the Linux community is always engaged in a heated argument around which DE is the best.

Deepin DE review: The most beautiful Linux DE

The Deepin Desktop Environment, or DDE for short, is one of, if not the best-looking Linux desktop environments out there. It brings a clean, elegant, modern, and professional-looking user interface. Not only will it woo anyone who looks at it, but it also provides a super intuitive and familiar user experience.

Deepin vs. Ubuntu – which Linux distro is for you?

Deepin Linux, a.k.a Deepin OS, is widely regarded as the most beautiful-looking Linux distro out there. In fact, it can even give proprietary OSes like Windows and macOS a run for their money in terms of looks and aesthetics. Furthermore, the distro's focus on stability and ease of use gives Linux newcomers all the more reasons to fall in love with Deepin OS.

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Scheduling tasks with systemd timers on Linux

Systemd is a service and system manager comprised of a collection of tools to perform different system tasks. One such tool is systemd timers, whose primary purpose is to schedule and run tasks during startup or repeatedly after a system boot.

Top reasons why systemd is a practical tool for sysadmins

System daemon or systemd is a service and system manager for Linux. systemd is compatible with LSB and SysV and is available in all major distros. Certainly, as you would expect with Linux, systemd is not the only init system available. Other alternatives include OpenRC, SysVinit, runit, and s6. However, the versatility, ease of use, and power of the systemd tool make it practical for users and system administrators alike.

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How to install Spreed WebRTC Server on Ubuntu

Spreed isn't like any other video chat platform - it is much better and powerful in every way. It is a free and open-source audio/video call server designed with privacy in mind. Spreed uses WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication), which enables web browsers and mobile apps to communicate in real-time via APIs (Application Programming Interfaces). WebRTC enables peer-to-peer communication making it possible for audio and video to work inside web pages.

How to sync date and time from the command-line in Ubuntu

Today, let's learn the command lines to be used in the Terminal to get the date and time synced to the internet atomic clock. If you ever learned this earlier, you might be remembering ntpdate. This is deprecated and replaced with a powerful timesyncd tool.

CentOS Discontinued: Pick an Alternative for Production Linux Servers

Since IBM’s Red Hat has decided to part ways with the renowned CentOS Linux production server by Dec. 31, 2021, the news is not being taken wholeheartedly by a proportion of the Linux community. The stated end-of-support date is for CentOS Linux 8 distribution. The Linux community users' protests with sworn oaths to the CentOS Linux distribution is understandable due to the stability, security, and freedom the CentOS Linux server provided their production servers machines.