There are a lot of Linux tutorials for beginners. They all start with “ Linux is a kernel and any operating system based on a Linux kernel is called a Linux Operating System". We usually go through a series of lectures explaining the concepts of permissions, commands, text editors, etc. But what after that? Do we have much to learn? Yes, But from where? We will eventually learn some things from experience and some from accidentally bumping into shortcuts or programs on internet.
If you are a bit into computers you must be knowing that java is must for several or I would say many important applications. By default jdk is not installed in your Linux distro (Ubuntu) , so to utilize the functionality of your system to its full extent we have to install it separately .
Notepad++ is a favorite text and source code editor amongst developers and the general public but it is only available for use on Microsoft Windows. Fortunately, there are quite a few capable or even better replacements on Linux. Let’s take a look at a few of them.
Online gaming is becoming something of a standard and there quite a few options available for those in the Linux universe. Some are more popular than others but there is nothing wrong in knowing the alternatives as you can check availability from amongst them or compare pricing. So let's look at some of the popular gaming platforms on Linux.
We are in the age of tech revolution. Everything is happening so fast. There are these little devices called smart phones and watches, while there are some hardcore huge servers taking up whole buildings. Now, in both of them , as well as everything in between, there is something called Linux. This linux is an operating system which provides you the power to command the hardware, which otherwise is just a electricity flowing silicon junk.
PlayOnLinux is a graphical front-end for Wine (Wine is not an Emulator/ Windows Emulator). Wine is a software compatibility layer which allows Linux users to install quite a number of Windows-based computer games and applications such as Microsoft Office (2000 to 2010), Microsoft Internet Explorer, as well as many other non-Microsoft based applications such as Apple iTunes and Spotify Windows client.
Linux has many format options for running applications from deb to rpm and the new formats snap and flatpak. Binary files can be in .bin or .run formats and although this can be easy to install it can be hard to remove and need an extra trick and a little of experience to complete the removal.