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Kiran Kumar

Hi there! I'm Kiran Kumar, founder of FOSSLinux.com. I'm an avid Linux lover and enjoy hands-on with new promising distros. Currently, I'm using Ubuntu as a daily driver and run several other distros such as Fedora, Solus, Manjaro, Debian, and some new ones on my test PC and virtual machines. I have a day job as an Engineer, and this website is one of my favorite past time activities especially during Winter ;). When I'm not writing for FOSSLinux, I'm seen biking and hiking on scenic trails. Hope you enjoy using this website as much as I do writing for it. Feedback from readers is something that inspires me to do more, and spread Linux love!. If you find a time, drop me an email or feedback from the 'Contact' page. Or simply leave a comment below if you found this article useful. Have a good day!
create centOS Live USB drive

How to create a bootable CentOS Live USB drive on Windows

CentOS ISO downloads are available in two different variations - Minimal ISO and DVD ISO. So what are these? In this guide, you will know how to create a CentOS Live USB drive that can also be used to install CentOS.
Manjaro fastest server

How to find mirror list and set fastest download server on Manjaro

For some reason, if your Manjaro is not downloading the package updates at good internet speed, chances are it could be connected to a slow server. Like most of the Linux distributions, Manjaro also offers several official Manjaro repositories that are hosted on Software Servers throughout the world.
winui open source

Microsoft open sources WPF, Windows Forms, and WinUI

In a surprise move, Microsoft has announced today that they have open sourced their three popular Windows UX frameworks including WPF, Windows Forms, and WinUI. Microsoft's venture into open source started back in 2004 when the company released a Windows development toolset called WiX.
Fedora 27 end of life

Fedora 27 reaches End of Life, here’s how to upgrade now

Fedora 27 was released on November 14, 2017, and its Fedora community members released about 9,500 updates. Most notably, it included GNOME 3.26, LibreOffice 5.4, simpler container storage setup in the Fedora Atomic Host, the new Modular Server, and other improvements.
Installing security updates only

How to install security updates from the command line in Ubuntu

The apt update and upgrade command install all the updates including the software updates and the official security updates. In case you only want to install just the security updates and not all the application updates, you can do that too. Here is how:
Customize Ubuntu Top Panel

Customizing top panel to add icons and “show desktop” in Ubuntu

The top panel (commonly known as Taskbar) can be greatly customized to include some cool features such as adding a "show desktop" icon which minimizes all the open windows and shows the desktop, displaying icons of running applications, and more.
pantheon desktop

Pantheon – Everything you need to know about the elementary OS desktop

If you have been using elementary OS Linux distribution, you might already know what is Pantheon. For those new to Pantheon, it is a desktop environment which comes bundled with the elementary OS.
Linux Mint 19.1 details

Linux Mint 19.1 ‘Tessa’ New Features and Release Date

Linux Mint 19.1 will land this year end. It is codenamed 'Tessa'. Here are the exciting new features. More attention is given to the appearance and Cinnamon desktop.

How to upgrade Fedora 28 to Fedora 29 Workstation

Now that Fedora 29 is released, it's time to upgrade! Let's discuss GUI as well as command line based upgrade from Fedora 28 to Fedora 29 workstation.
Ubuntu 19.04

Ubuntu 19.04 “Disco Dingo” Release Date and New Features

Disco will be derived from the Debian Buster/Testing package-set. Here are the release date and new features expected in this build.