When Microsoft introduced the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) the common refrain was that you could use it to run Linux’s beloved Bash tool but full Linux desktops were out. Turns out that wasn’t exactly true. It didn’t take long for ...

A good friend who doesn’t wish to be credited passed on a link to a set of scripts found on github that lay claim to “fixing” touchpad and trackpad issues on ThinkPad laptops running Ubuntu. Sad to say that without a ...

Microsoft hasn’t updated Skype for Linux since June 2014. In the nearly two years since then, Skype has been falling apart. The Linux client was already behind other platforms, and it’s only fallen further since then. Even the features it ...

The Ubuntu desktop has seen very little change since Ubuntu 14.04 LTS was released two years ago. That’s about to change with today’s launch of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS—code-named “Xenial Xerus”—which brings big changes and welcome polish to the classic Unity 7 desktop. What’s ...

Obtaining the case. It all started while talking to a mate of mine who was searching for a Memotech MTX512, another Z80 CPU computer. I was loathing to ask Ruben for money, but knowing that I had a penchant for ...

PCSX2 is a Playstation 2 emulator for PC. The compatibility rates for the emulator boast over 80% of all PS2 games as playable. If you own a reasonably powerful computer then PCSX2 is a great emulator. The application also provides ...

Compared to other technology companies, Apple is known to lock down its code. However, last year the company decided to open source Swift, its rapidly growing iOS and OS X app development programming language. Going one step ahead, Apple has decided to bring ...

Linux users have long had a love-hate relationship with Nvidia. On the one hand, Nvidia’s proprietary graphics drivers have always been the best-performing ones for windows and Linux gaming. On the other hand, Nvidia has been so hostile to the open-source ...

Wine is an open source project that, on the face of it, seems to offer something wondrous: the ability to run Windows applications under Linux (or any other open source OS). It does this by attempting to recreate the Windows ...

Dell wants push more users from Mac and Windows to Linux with it’s Project Sputnik effort. In a world of PCs dominated by Windows and Macs, Dell’s line of “Project Sputnik” laptops with Ubuntu Linux have secured a cult following. ...