18 Jan 2018

Amazing Facts about Linux Operating System You Probably Don't Know

Introduction

It was almost 30 years ago when the first version of Linux came into the market and since then, this operating system has made its important stature beside Microsoft Windows. Linux has turned out to be one of the most acknowledged and extensively used operating system. Enthused by UNIX, Linux has smartly managed to attract a lot of tech giants such as Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Twitter, Amazon, and much more. However, when it comes to assessing the exact rate of adoption of Linux in the market, the task is a bit tough since the sources to get copies are wide in number. Appreciating workers' and developers' hard-work, Linux has been designed in such a way that exploring and learning things on this operating system has become quite captivating and enthralling.

In this post, let's know more about amazing features and facts of this operating system.

9 Jan 2018

Top 5 posts from 2017 (version 1)

The year 2017 is in the past now.

There were many articles and reviews published by Linux notes from DarkDuck blog during the year. Let's look back and see which ones were the most popular. There are different ways to look at the popularity of the page. That is why I will publish 3 different "Top 5"s in the coming weeks.

Today we will look at the most popular page by Blogger Statistics of pageviews.

Here is the list of Top 5 posts. Feel free to re-read them if you missed any so far.


I hope you have enjoyed the reading!

4 Jan 2018

Pros and cons of Linux

Windows today beats almost all the markets thanks to its simplicity and large number of programs and games in a free access. We are used to Windows since there are no compatible systems like Windows. However, it is not true. Only a small number of people might have heard about Linux. This operating system started at the beginning of 90th and quickly gained popularity for supercomputers and huge server rooms. Today, you will actually be able to compare all the advantages and disadvantages of Linux operating system to understand whether it is worth your attention or not. Maybe, you will be even convinced of switching over to Linux after all. So let's start with advantages and disadvantages and then a small summary that I hope will help you to process all the newly acquainted information.

24 Dec 2017

Merry Christmas and Happy New 2018 Year!

Another year has gone. It was a nice year. There were many new reviews of Linux operating systems, there were many other Linux-related articles. A year of changes in the life. A year of new living location. A year of love.

Let me wish to all of my readers

Merry Christmas!

Happy New Year!

I wish you all the best in the coming year!

See you all in 2018!

Stay tuned to Linux notes from DarkDuck.

19 Dec 2017

Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon - quick screenshot tour

The Linux Mint team continues to release fresh versions of their operating system approximately every 6 month, following the updates in Ubuntu LTS versions. You could read the quick screenshot overview of Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon back in July 2017. It is now turn of Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon. Let's have a whistle-stop tour through it.

12 Dec 2017

Emmabuntüs makes the promo video

You may know that Linux notes from DarkDuck is a long-lasting good relationships with the Emmabuntüs project. I reviewed their operating system multiple times. There was an interview with Patrick, the project leader. There was a report from the Cote-d-Ivoire journey of the project.

Emmabuntüs recently released a video where they explain the goals and reasons of the project, current achievements and show people who really use this operating system. You can also see the members of the project live.



DarkDuck also made a little contribution to that video. I translated the subtitles to Russian, so Russian-speaking community can also enjoy watching it. To select a subtitle language, please click on the gearwheel located at the bottom right of the window and pick the language you want.

8 Dec 2017

Two new projects from DarkDuck

Linux notes from DarkDuck is a blog that many of you like. At least, I hope that you like it.
Of course, this is not the only project of DarkDuck, and today I would like to use the opportunity to introduce you two new projects.

First, there is an Etsy shop DarkDuckByML. This is the place where you can purchase various art objects, mostly pictures. I invite you to visit this e-shop, browse lovely hand made works and, of course, (wink, wink) purchase them! The prices are more than affordable.


Second, there is a separate e-shop DarkDuckByML. This is the place where you can see and buy the same pictures, plus a lot more products with these artworks: mugs, t-shirts, towels, pillows and even phone cases!

Do you remember that the holiday season is not so far away? Have you prepared all the gifts for your friends, family and relatives? If not, you have a brilliant opportunity to make a unique gift to your loved ones! And, of course, buying on any of these two resources you will support the artist and ensure more lovely works will appear in this world.

Even if you are already stocked with all your necessary gifts now, you can bookmark the sites and use them later, when more products appear there - suitable for all your gifting needs.