Linux Mint 19.1 landed over the Christmas holidays, with versions covering Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce – both in 32 and 64‐bit varieties. One issue, however, seems to be causing users a bit of trouble: Accessing a Windows network.
A quick reminisce of Linux distro’s long gone made us think one day about the history of this wonderful OS and its journey over the last couple of decades.
The variety of Linux distros is quite staggering at times, and with so many to choose from it’s often difficult to decide which to download and test.
Previously you installed Kali Linux on Windows 10 as its own app. Launching it brings up the Kali Linux command prompt and from there you can enter most of the usual Linux command. Now let’s make it a little more interesting.
Microsoft’s relationship with Linux has been somewhat vague over the years. However, in recent months the Redmond company has found a new love for Linux and is now allowing it to be installed as an app in Windows 10.
Learn how to install Linux Mint on a Windows PC.
While many Linux distributions work seamlessly out of the box, often there are a few extras you can use that help make your installation a better place to work in, and one that’s more customised to you.
There are lots of versions of Linux available, known as “Distributions.” Each has a different ethos and approach. Here are the five most popular distributions available and where you can get them.
A guide to installing a virtual environment for Linux. Oracle’s VirtualBox is one of the easiest virtual machine platforms for the beginner to experiment on. Within it you can install Linux, without ever having to alter your main computer’s set up.