Tagged: gnu

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Cheers Mate

If you didn’t know already, the Mate desktop version of Ubuntu is now an official flavour. This is great news for those who are fans of both Ubuntu and the Mate desktop. The Mate desktop is a continuation of Gnome 2 and has become popular with several types of Linux user…

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Learn Linux with Arch

For those just getting started in Linux or not technically minded, then Arch Linux is probably not the distribution for you, but if you fascinated by GNU / Linux as I am and interested to learn more about how it works, then you have to give Arch Linux a try.

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Computing for Less Than £160

How much would it take to get yourself up and running with a modern, sophisticated and capable computer setup in 2015? Well, a decent 2-5 year second hand Macbook will likely set you back by between £400 – 500. How about picking up a second hand ex-Windows machine for £150 and installing the free GNU / Linux operating system?

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Distro-hopping and my Desktop

I think I’ve finally settled on a GNU/Linux distribution – at least for now. Anyone who’s tried Linux before will no doubt be aware of the numerous Linux distributions available. A Linux distribution is collection of GNU/Linux components, desktop environments and software programs…