5 Reasons I Enjoy Linux Distro Hopping

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DistroWatch.com lists over 200 operating systems, or distributions (distros), built on top of the Linux kernel for many different purposes – older and smaller laptops, multimedia production, data rescue, security, and more. “Distro hopping” refers to whenever a Linux user switches from one Linux distro to another – same concept as ditching Windows for an Apple computer but you don’t…

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…