Pulkit Chandak

FOSS LINUX AUTHOR

Pulkit Chandak is a Linux enthusiast and has been using and experimenting with open source software and hardware too since a long time. He is a huge admirer of open source software and wants to ventilate it to all around him. He is interested in reviewing and writing tutorials on Linux and its many distributions. He believes that freedom in software leads to freedom of the mind from the chains of limits.

Latest Articles

NTP Server and Best Practices

NTP stands for "Network Time Protocol." It is a protocol used by devices connected to the internet to synchronize their systems' time to a time reference. There are various important points as to why it is important to maintain accurate time, and the working principles of NTP are elementary yet amazing.

What is a Virtual Machine, and Why to Use it?

In the future, we will be able to use such perfectly crafted virtual reality systems to be nigh indistinguishable from reality. Environments that aren't there, but you can see and feel them. Although we are not quite there yet for ourselves, we are there in the case of our computers.

Linux File Systems: Everything You Need to Know

While working with disks and operating systems after a certain level, there are several terms that we come across that we vaguely know about, and to many of us, they are not clearly understood. Well, in this article, we aim to cover everything about the Linux File Systems and those different terms related to it to leave no gaps.

A Beginner’s Guide to Vim Text Editor

Vim is one of the most popular and celebrated text editors in the history of Linux. For those of you who don't know, Vim is a command-line based text editor that has been around for a very long time. People who use Vim often swear by it, and there are justifiable reasons as to why Vim is such a legendary editor. First, a little introduction:

Top 10 Reasons to use Xfce as your Desktop Environment

There are many choices for desktop environments for Linux based operating systems. Mainly, you can install any DE of your choice on most of the Linux based distributions, even if they are not offered as a package officially. In our recent articles, we discussed the best of KDE and Cinnamon. In this article, we wish to present to you the top reasons why you should consider Xfce as your desktop environment.

Debian vs. Ubuntu: Everything You Need to Know to Choose

Coming into the Linux world, the first and the most challenging task is to decide which distribution you want to use. There are a lot of options to choose from, each having its advantages and drawbacks. Two of the most popular distributions that exist are Ubuntu and Debian.

The 6 Best Ways to View Files in Linux

Text files are an essential and integral part of any given computer system. Configuration files, programming scripts, and even documents created by users are all simple text files. Also though now there are several document formats, in the initial days of Linux, there were mostly plain text files in use. Consequently, there had to be several ways of reading text files in Linux.

Cinnamon Vs. GNOME: Which one is for you?

One great thing about Linux based systems is the variety of choices that the users have to choose from as per their liking. Users get a lot of options to choose from in the case of almost every aspect of the system, be it package managers, desktop environments, applications, and even bootloaders (if your hardware supports them).