24 Oct 2019

Increase Your Linux Experience 10 Folds with These Distros Sample

The moment an individual hears the word 'Linux', his mind starts thinking about the codes and complexities. Are you also one of these? If yes, then the time has come to bust the myth. Gone are the days when Linux was traditionally used just by the coders and programmers. With the passage of time, it has transformed immensely. Several distributions (distros) available in the market solve the problem of security issues related to the Windows and Mac OS. Furthermore, the developers have left no stone unturned in making it more interactive and user-friendly.

Undoubtedly, more and more people are shifting their interest in Linux. That isn't a problem as many distros are available in the market. The real problem begins when techno-geek sets on a hunt to find the best distros as per his requirements. And, let us not forget that there are thousands of distros available in the technical market. To ease the problem of the techno-buffs, this article has been drafted. It lists down 2019's best distros as per the different categories of the users. Keep scrolling the page to know more.

3 Oct 2019

What You Need To Know About Linux

The first acquaintance with Linux is not always successful. Beginners are scared away by the fact that this operating system has thousands of modifications.

Therefore, it is confusing and inconvenient to use. There is a lot of information available online about both the advantages and disadvantages of Linux. On thematic forums and in communities, supporters and opponents of this OS are continually fighting among themselves. We will try to be impartial and tell you about the most essential facts, dot the i's and find out what is true and what is false.

19 Sep 2019

Special offer for Linux Notes from DarkDuck readers

Do you know where you spend your next holidays?

If you have not decided yet, or if you want to change your plans, Linux notes from DarkDuck has a great offer for you.

Sun sea and beach

Cyprus is a small island in the Mediterranean which you can enjoy all year round. Swimming season lasts there from early May until at least end of October. But even outside of that season Cyprus offers you plenty of opportunities to relax and enjoy.

Linux notes from DarkDuck teamed with the Citrus and Sea apartment (citrusandsea.com). We offer you a 30% discount from the listed price if you book directly there. Simply put "LINUX" in the Notes field of the booking form, and you will receive your reservation details with the discount. Further T&Cs apply.


Hope you will enjoy Cyprus!

5 Sep 2019

5 of the Best Linux Writing Tools

Writing is not an easy task, and therefore any assistance provided by a useful app can be very much appreciated, and even totally relied upon. The apps included here needed to satisfy only three criteria to make it to this list: they had to be compatible for Linux, they had to be a writing tool but not a word processing app, and they had to be great.

22 Aug 2019

How To Share Files Anonymously And Securely: Linux Alternatives to Google Drive


The ability to share files regardless of the physical distance and almost instantaneously is one of the greatest characteristics of the Internet. With 4.3 billion Internet users at the beginning of 2019, the amount of data transferred over the Web is almost unimaginable.

But not all file-sharing services are created equal. In the era where personal data is the most valuable currency we can spend, it is important to ensure we send files over the Internet in a secure and anonymous way.

Read to find out why mainstream file-sharing services are not your best bet and how to pick an alternative solution.

15 Aug 2019

A Collection Of The Ultimate Web Browsers For Ubuntu

Web browsers are vital if you're going to have any sort of online experience on your computer. There are hundreds of choices out there, as well as the standard browser which will come pre-installed on your computer, but that's often not the best choice, and it can be quite an intimidating task to sift through every dodgy review site on the internet to try and find the right browser for you. Ending up with a Downloads folder filled with installers and a desktop littered with icons isn't what you want or need, so this collection of web browsers for Ubuntu should be able to help you decide on which one you want before you go and download every single browser available on the internet.

20 Jun 2019

Linux productivity: Why it’s needed and the top 10 apps

People choose Linux for a variety of reasons, be it as hobby machines, trying out new things, or due to professional requirements. It's becoming easier than ever to use a Linux OS, with positive news coming out every day, such as Chromebooks being able to run Linux apps and new Linux distributions coming out weekly.

All of this is leading to more Linux adoption across the world, from offices to home computers.

In this article, we will cover why increasing productivity on your Linux machine is important, along with the Top 10 apps to do so.