Category Archives: Linux

Microsoft Wants to Stop Supporting Windows 7 Switch to Linux Now

By | January 13, 2020

Microsoft has announced that it would be ending it extended support for its Windows 7 operating system (OS) on January 14, 2020. and recently that paid windows 7 extended security updates (ESU) would be provided through January 2023. according to Microsoft, the ESU would be sold per device basis. What that means is that if… Read More »

How to Merge Multiple Disk Drive Partitions into One in Linux

By | November 11, 2019

This tutorial shows you how you can create a single partition on a disk drive with many smaller fragmented partitions easily. There are many situations that can lead to the population of a disk drive by different fragmented partitions. For instance, you might want to repurpose a USB thumb drive that has been used to… Read More »

How To Install And Setup Git In Linux

What is git? Git is a distributed code revision software created by Linus Torvalds, (yes the creator of Linux). Git is used in project/source code version control. That simply means that it ensures that you can save your work (any coding project) at a particular point in time – versions. Each save is called, in… Read More »

How to Install Geany IDE on Linux

Geany is cross-platform, feature-rich, full–blown integrated development environment (IDE), that you can get on Linux. Among others, one good reason i love geany IDE is because of its automatic compiler recognition; once a compliler of any programming language is installed on yopur PC you dont need any further configuration to start using the IDE to… Read More »

Why Microsoft Creates it Own Linux-based Operating System for IoT.

Microsoft creates a new operating system (OS) for internet of things (IoT) devices – the Azure sphere. And guess what, it based on Linux. Yeah that’s correct. It is the first time Microsoft has publicly released an operating system running the Linux kernel. Of course, looking beyond the surface, this should not be surprising. IoT… Read More »

How to Install FileZilla FTP Client on Linux

Upload Files directly to an FTP Server. Creating a website is already hard don’t make it harder to upload the files (of the website/app) to your server – just use the free and open-source FileZilla. You could use the command line interface (terminal) for speed and those that are very proficient at typing commands. But… Read More »

Automating Stuffs: Introduction to Linux Shell Scripting

In recent times many computer users are comfortable using point-and-click (graphical) user interfaces – GUI – and so any mention of commands becomes scary and disturbing. But as a Linux user the command line interface (CLI) is an integral part of the operating system (OS) and also very necessarily productivity or performance-wise. There still many… Read More »