Tag Archives: Linux

Linus Torvalds

Linus Torvalds (born on December 28, 1969, Finland, Helsinki) is a famous software engineer. Torvalds marked the beginning of development of the Linux kernel and git revision control system. He grew interested in computers thanks to his maternal grandfather. In 1988 Linus Torvalds joined the University of Helsinki. In 1986 he graduated the University by taking his master… Read More »

Multimedia in Ubuntu

Every single user while thinking about changing operating system, in particular Windows to Ubuntu, tries to make sure that new OS will allow him/her to do everything he/she got used to, i.e. it won’t lack functionality. As you remember, we had already reviewed Microsoft Office and Instant Messaging Clients alternatives for Linux distributions, so now it’s time to… Read More »

Checking the Vendor of Hardware

Almost every single user had at least once encountered the situation when he/she wasn’t able to find the documentation and installation disks for all the hardware. That’s why many users when they need to download and install the drivers for a particular hardware try to find out “who the vendor of this hardware is”. In fact it’s not… Read More »

Instant Messaging Solutions for Linux

It won’t be an exaggeration to say that at the moment every single Internet user has at least one instant messaging client installed. It’s really hard to imagine that there is someone who does not use IM clients to communicate with other people; moreover the variety of IM clients is so great that everyone is able to choose… Read More »

Working with MS Office Word documents in Linux OS

Despite the fact that the amount of users who use Linux and the ones who would like to make a switch to free software is constantly increasing, the great majority of people still deal with Windows OS and the most important programs (MS and other paid ones) they need. For example, MS Office is so popular that it’s… Read More »