6 Feb 2018

Top 5 posts from 2017 (version 3)

My dear readers!

Let's conclude our retrospective into 2017 before we jump into new Linux reviews in 2018.

We have already checked the most popular posts in 2017 by Blogger statistics and the articles that readers voted for. Today we'll check the results of Google Analytics.

5. Solus - how far will it go?
4. Linux Mint 18.2 KDE - what else can you desire?
3. Fedora 25 KDE: disappointing experience
2. The Linux Virus: how it can be
1. MX-16 Xfce: very close to the ideal

I hope you will enjoy re-reading these articles again and again!

30 Jan 2018

Users voted for the best article 2017

Linux notes from DarkDuck ran a poll recently, where users could name the best article of this blog in 2017. It is time now to announce the results.

There were only votes for 2 articles, that's why I will not name any "best" of "runner up". Both of them deserve your attention, and I hope you will enjoy re-reading them both.




Enjoy your reading and stay tuned for more interesting articles in 2018!

23 Jan 2018

More Security with DarkDuck Projects

You know that Linux Notes from DarkDuck is not the only project by DarkDuck. To name just two, buylinuxcds.co.uk and ml.darkduck.com are stores were you can purchase Linux disks, art objects and various merchandise.

These projects have recently migrated to a new hosting, which allowed them to switch from non-secure HTTP to secure HTTPS protocols. All your browsing and transactions on those sites are now encrypted and protected by a SSL certificate.

You are more than welcome to visit these sites, Buy Linux CDs and DarkDuckByML, choose your favourite items and buy them!

In the meantime, the Linux Notes from DarkDuck blog still remains on HTTP protocol, and I am working on securing it as we speak!

Sincerely yours,
DarkDuck

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.