10 Sites to find Open Source Alternatives

I’m always looking for newer and more efficient solutions to accomplish a task rather than simply forcing ways to accomplish new issues with older solutions. Here are 10 websites to check out when you want to think outside the box with not only Free and Open Source (FOSS) but substitute applications. 1. AlternativeTo AlternativeTo.net is the first place I…

5 Reasons To Use Ubuntu Studio

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Linux Ubuntu Studio is open source, completely free, and an awesome Linux distro for anyone that works with music, graphics, and videos. Here are five quick reason to try Ubuntu Studio. 1. Creative applications Over a dozen open source programs for artistry are pre-installed, though you can change that pre-installation – graphic design, photography, video editing,…

Shutter for Linux Screenshot

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For Linux distros, XFCE4-Screenshooter (or Screenshot) seems to be the norm based off the few distros I’ve used. It does what the average user would need it to do – in the GUI or CLI. Capture all screens Capture the last window you used Capture a rectangular region (Think Windows Snipping Tool) However, after you…

Why Distro Watch Rocks

Distro Watch is a user-friendly site where you can find info and reviews for over 100 Linux and BSD distributions. There are four reasons why this is awesome: You can search for Linux and BSD Distros by intended purpose, DE, and more. I run to Distro Watch every time I’m ready to distro-hop to another…