How to install Linux on a Macintosh and dual boot with macOS

Got one of those shiny Mac laptops, but Linux has you realising computer freedom is best? This is the definitive guide! UPDATED FEBRUARY 2019 Using a Macintosh is (mainly) a delight. The hardware is solid, fast, […]

Use your Chromecast from Linux and MacOS with mkchromecast

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Stream audio and video from the Linux desktop to your Google Chromecast? No problem! MkChromeCast is a free, open source app to cast audio and video from your macOS, or Linux desktop to your Google Cast devices or Sonos […]

Ubuntu, SuSE and Fedora now in the Windows store!

Linux Multi-Distro in Windows

Did you say Linux? In the Windows Store? Like, OMG! Did we just enter some weird hallucination, or parallel universe? Nope! Microsoft have announced that they continue their partnership with Ubuntu/Canonical. MS have now announced that they […]

Hello nftables, Goodbye iptables

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Firewalling under Linux gets revamped. Yep, you read it right. The firewalling tool that has been either hated or loved, ever since Kernel 2.4 is being phased out from kernel v4.9 onwards in favour of […]

Six of the best free, open source and enterprise email clients for Linux

Best Email Clients for Linux and Ubuntu

Here’s a quick round-up of some of the best free and open-source email clients available for Linux at the moment. It’s by no means a full list, but it does give you six of the […]

VIDEO: Twenty Five years of Linux in Five Minutes

Twenty Five Years of Linux Video

If you’ve read Chapter 1 of the Ultimate Linux Newbie Guide, you’ll have a reasonable understanding of the underpinnings and history of Linux. However, what you may not know is that Linux is now a quarter-century […]