The ranks of Linux users would certainly grow if a few go-to Windows apps could run natively on the OS. Jack Wallen lists the ones he thinks would turn the tide.
The ability to connect from Windows to Linux is all you need to make administrating from a central location much easier.
The open source community has a lot to offer, and not just to Linux users. These 10 outstanding Windows tools can make your life easier for free.
In this How do I tip, Jack Wallen shows you how to connect to a Windows 7 machine remotely from a Linux desktop.
Claws Mail is now available for Windows. Jack Wallen shows you how to install it and what it can do to enhance your daily email management.
TaggedFrog has an incredibly clean and easy to use interface that allows the users to simply drag and drop files into the GUI to add tags to a file.
With Clonezilla you can clone a single drive or even a single partition within a drive and then recover that drive later.
No matter which platform you prefer, there are probably a few old tools you just can't part with. Jack Wallen shares his Linux favorites.
The Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud is for anyone (personal, SMB, enterprise) needing to either test or deploy a cloud environment.
Switching proxy functionality on and off in Firefox can be something of a chore using the default menu interface. The QuickProxy extension eliminates the need to jump through several hoops to get to the goal.
POSIX compliant Unix file permissions can be reinforced by additional filesystem protections called "file flags" on FreeBSD.
Understanding how the setuid and setgid permissions work on a Unix-like system is important, in part to know why they are used sometimes, but more importantly, to avoid misusing them.
Chad Perrin follow up his post on configuring Unix file permissions with instructions for automating permissions defaults for new files.
The standard Unix file permissions system can be used to enhance basic security. Chad Perrin explains the basics of file-level security management in Unix-type systems.
I want to find the best laptop to run Ubuntu Linux in a business setting. Check out my requirements and then post your best recommendation.
Ubuntu is known as the friendliest Linux distribution, but it also has a important quality that Microsoft, Apple, and software developers can learn from
Selena has been at TechRepublic since 2002. She is currently a Senior Editor with a background in technical writing, editing, and research. She edits Data Center, Linux and Open Source, Apple in the Enterprise, The Enterprise Cloud, Web Designer, and IT Security blogs.