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.

25 Apr 2019

10 Reasons To Change Windows For Linux In 2019

Probably many have already heard about the growing opposition of these two operating systems. The most popular Windows is gradually losing ground in the face of free software — GNU / Linux. Is this justified? Of course, I am not talking about the redistribution of the OS market, but the percentage of Linux users is growing steadily, which is only worth thousands of distributions that have appeared over these three decades. In general, today I decided to look at the situation from a certain angle, and present you ten reasons to change Windows to Linux in 2019.

Why it is worth changing Windows to Linux

Besides, before starting the article, I want to remind you that this is just a subjective opinion. It does not claim to be absolute truth, and if you want to express some opinion that is different from mine, then you are welcome to leave comments. It should also be noted that not all these ten reasons are the reason for changing one operating system to another. It is possible that explicitly in your case, Linux distributions may not have the necessary functionality. In this case, however, preference should be given to Windows.