Tag Archive: Linux


Five reasons why Arch Linux rocks

Arch Linux is a distribution for advanced linux user. The basic goal of Arch Linux is to provide users with a fast & smooth linux experience. I’ve been using Arch Linux for over a month now & I’m quite liking it. If you’re a seasoned linux user & want to try out a new distro then maybe Arch Linux is for you. Here are five reasons I feel Arch Linux rocks.

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Wouldn’t it be nice if you would be able to try out Linux distro without installing it on your computer? You can do it via virtual machine running under a host OS but that calls for some atrocious system requirements. The process though is simple but still demands a lot of time to get the OS up & running. To remedy this situation, most of the Linux distros offer a Live mode commonly referred as live environment.

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GNU/Linux : Pros & Cons Dissected

As with all things, GNU/Linux too has pros & cons. Here I will try to give you a rough idea of both the sides of GNU/Linux, so you can decide whether to take the plunge.

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Ever wanted to use your GPRS enabled phone as a modem in Linux? After searching in vain, you thought you cannot do it, but it’s not the case. You indeed can use your phone as a modem in Linux, that too very easily. Here I will guide you step by step as to configure your phone & then use it as a modem in Linux. This guide applies to most of the Linux distro’s like Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSUSE etc.

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Its been two decades since Linux was released as a hobbyist project by Linus Torvalds. Today it has invaded in most of the gizmos & technologies that we use. To celebrate these 20 glorious years from a geek OS to a friendly OS, Linux Foundation has put a great video.

Many congrats to all the linux developers around the world for making it a grand success. Proud to be a small drop in this big ocean called “Linux”.

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