Linux Mint 19 'Tara' Cinnamon Will Be Faster

Is Linux Mint slow? Hell, no! The operating system is plenty fast. Speed is in the eye of the beholder, however, and the Mint developers apparently...
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Jack Wallen walks you through the process of encrypting and decrypting a file from within three popular Linux file managers.

How to Encrypt Files From Within a File Manager

The Linux desktop and server enjoys a remarkable level of security. That doesn’t mean, however, you should simply rest easy. You should always...
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Inside the Distros: A Year in Linux Development

Linux will turn 30 in three years. We look at how far the major Linux distributions – or distros – have come over the past year and what they might...
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Development Versions of Oracle Linux UEK now available on GitHub

The Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) is a Linux kernel built by Oracle and supported via Oracle Linux support. Its focus is performance, stability...
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Hands-On: Installing Five Different Linux Distributions on my New HP Laptop

I've just picked up a new laptop, and I have to say at first glance, it looks like a real beauty. It's an HP 15-bs166nz, which I got at one of the...
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Kali Linux Ethical Hacking OS Is Now Available in the Windows 10 Store for WSL

At the request of the community, Microsoft made it possible to download and install Kali Linux directly from the Windows 10 Store on its Windows...
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Namib Linux
Namib Linux makes installing and using Arch Linux as simple as can be.

Namib Linux Makes Arch Linux a Dream for New Users

Let’s not mince words here. Arch Linux is a challenge to install. If it weren’t, we wouldn’t have so many distributions, such as Anarchy, which we...
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Jack and Swap
Check out the new video series from Jack Wallen and Swapnil Bhartiya.

New Linux Video Series from Jack Wallen and Swapnil Bhartiya

Two well-known tech journalists and frequent contributors to Linux.com have debuted a new video series discussing Linux topics. The “Let’s Get...
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The Best Rising Linux Distros in 2018

Linux is built for tinkering and experimentation, which means it’s always morphing and changing. New distros are popping up all the time, because all...
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The Most Popular Linux Desktop Programs Are...

LinuxQuestions, one of the largest internet Linux groups with 550,000 members, has just posted the results from its latest survey of desktop Linux ...
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