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Latest Linux How-To

  • How-Tos: How to set up Raspberry Pi, the little computer you can cook into DIY tech projects

    You don't need an electrical engineering degree to build a robot army. With the $35 Raspberry Pi B+, you can create robots and connected devices on the cheap, with little more than an Internet connection and a bunch of spare time.

  • How-Tos: How to fix your Internet connection in Ubuntu Linux

    Ubuntu's included NetworkManager software aims to make your network connections "just work." Nevertheless, sometimes thing go awry. There are times you have to adjust or change your connection settings, especially when using a laptop--just like in Windows.

  • How-Tos: How to install Ubuntu Touch

    Ubuntu Touch is a mobile operating system which is currently in beta. However, if you own a supported Android device, you can try it out right now. Here's how to install Ubuntu for devices.

  • How-Tos: Can I move Firefox bookmarks from XP to Linux?

    How to move Firefox bookmarks from one PC to another, regardless of what operating system you are using. How to move Firefox bookmarks from XP to Linux.

  • How-Tos: How to upgrade Windows XP netbook

    We explain how to keep your Windows XP netbook running once XP is no longer supported.

  • How-Tos: Use a netbook as a server

    We explain how to use a netbook as a server, as well as some of the down sides of a netbook/server. Here's what you need to know about using a netbook as a server in your home or office.

  • How-Tos: How to install Linux on a vintage 68K Mac

    If you're like me and happen to have a bunch of vintage Macs powered by Motorola 680x0 CPUs lying around, then you probably like to tinker with them. And what better way to tinker with obsolete hardware than by installing an obsolete version of Linux on it? It's a difficult and time-consuming procedure with no practical purpose, of course, but when has that ever stopped us?

  • How-Tos: How to track lost Laptops and Smartphones with Prey

    Few situations are quite as terrifying as having to leave your laptop at a café table for a quick visit to the restroom – and with good reason. Theft is a nasty, but ubiquitous risk. Luckily, by installing Prey, you can track, control and find lost devices if should ever come to that. Here's how.

  • How-Tos: The Ubuntu guide for displaced Windows users

    With Windows 8 pushing a "touch-first" desktop interface--Microsoft's words, not ours--and with Valve's Steam on Linux beginning to bring much-needed games and popular attention to the oft-overlooked operating system, there's never been a better time to take Linux out for a test drive.

  • How-Tos: How to install Apache on Linux

    An easy step-by-step guide to setting up an Apache Web server on Fedora, CentOS, or Ubuntu

  • How-Tos: How to install Ubuntu using a USB flash drive

    Whether you want to install Ubuntu on your netbook, laptop or PC, here's how to do it using a 4GB USB flash drive.

  • How-Tos: How to try Linux with no strings attached

    If you're not keen on the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, now's a great time to try your hand with a free Linux alternative. We show you how to have a play with Damn Small Linux, without messing with your existing Windows installation.

  • How-Tos: How to Install Ubuntu 11.04 'Natty Narwhal' With Wubi

    Ubuntu 11.04, or "Natty Narwhal," has been out just a few days, but already it's being billed as possibly the most accessible and user-friendly Linux distribution ever. With its new Unity interface, the open-source operating system mimics what many people are used to in the mobile arena to create a simple, intuitive way to get things done.

  • How-Tos: How to get mobile web on a Linux laptop

    I bought a Dell Inspiron Mini 10v netbook with Ubuntu 8.04 preinstalled. I'd like to use a mobile broadband dongle, such as the Huawei 160 on 3 or Vodafone, but neither supports Linux.

  • How-Tos: How to use Linux

    If you've only ever used Windows, getting to grips with a Linux OS can be an intimidating thought. So we've put together an easy-to-use guide to help you get the most out of this OS.

  • How-Tos: How to install and configure NetTrooper

    The widespread use of wireless to connect multiple home PCs to the internet is a blessing for convenience, but can be a nightmare in terms of security. Here, we look at how to auto secure your home network.

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