3 Ways to Make Money Selling Linux Apps! An Analysis!

This article is focussed on individual developers who want to create an application by themselves (a one-person team) and sell it to make some money on the Linux world. There are 2 types of people who are interested in this question You are a Linux user and you have an awesome idea for an application and you are wondering if you can sell it once it’s done and make some money from it. You have just heard of a lot of people making so much money in Android and iOS and you are wondering whether the same is possible in...

Best Linux Distro For Tech-Savvy Tinkerers..!!

Linux world is full of distros with some of them targetted towards normal users whose needs are a basic computing platform while other distros are targetted toward the tech-savvy users whose needs are different as compared to ordinary users In this article let’s have a look at what those needs are and try to find the best Linux distros to satisfy those needs! Needs of a Tech-Savvy User Tech-savvy users want a distro that lets them customize their computers and make their computers look and behave just the way they want them to. the freedom to choose between free and...

A Complete Guide For Choosing A Distro For Your Computer’s Specs..!!

If you are a beginner to the world of Linux and you wish to try out some distro’s but you are not sure which one is best suited for the specs of your computer then this article is for you. In this article, I have divided the most popular Distros into several “weight categories” So that you can choose the ones that are best suited for the hardware specs that you are running so that you can try them out on your computer. The word specs of a computer usually refer to the following components CPU RAM Disk (either hard...

Best Linux Distro For Workstation: Analysis and Comparison!!

In this article let’s have a look at the main factors that you should consider while choosing a Linux distro for use in a workstation and let’s compare some distros to see how good a match they are to our requirements! I am writing this article keeping a productivity focussed users in mind who do not like spending too much time on the maintenance of their operating systems so that they can get more work done from their workstation! In other words, our imaginary user will not be an expert in Linux and his/her focus will be on productivity rather...

A Complete Guide To Choosing A Linux Distro For VirtualBox!!

If you are a beginner to the world of Linux and you wish to try out some distro’s but don’t want to replace your present operating system, then installing it on a VirtualBox can be a very good idea. This way you get a chance to learn the distro and Linux world a bit better before taking the leap of replacing your present operating system entirely with Linux. But there are some limitations to this approach and in this article let’s look at what these limitations are and see how you can work around them to have a great Linux...

Best Distro For Software And Hardware Support: An Analysis.!!

In this article let’s have a look at some Distros and Rank them based on support for the most hardware and software. Let’s look at 3 parameters namely Out of the box Software Support Repository support and Hardware support to determine the Best Distro with software support. You can skip to the section of interest using the Table of Contents below. Before we begin our analysis, let’s take a moment to see the 2 main classes of distros namely general-purpose distros and specific-purpose distros, which will help us examine the need for the best software and hardware support. Need for...

Video: 10 Steps To Master Linux Being A Complete Beginner

How to start learning Linux being a complete beginner to Computer Science? How long will it take to learn Linux? Why is Linux so hard to learn? Which distro should a complete beginner use? These are questions that have no single correct answer. If you ask these questions to a Linux professional you will get an answer which starts with the phrase “it depends…”. If you are reading this article then I guess you are looking for answers to these questions, which is a good thing as it says that you are ready to learn Linux..!! In this video I...

Video: Embedded Linux Explained..!!

Embedded Linux is kind of a confusing term that is used nowadays to describe a wide variety of devices. With the advent of single-board computers like the Raspberry Pi and Beagle bones running Linux, and with ARM processors becoming more powerful than ever while remaining very power efficient,  Embedded Linux has become an upcoming field in electronics and computer science with plenty of opportunities to build really powerful and intelligent systems. In this video let’s learn what Embedded Linux is and what are the possible applications that Embedded Linux Devices can bring about. You can read the article version of...

Lightweight vs Heavyweight Distros: A Comparison!

As a beginner to the Linux world you will often hear the words “Lightweight distros”, but what does it mean? What are Lightweight Distros? Lightweight distros are Linux distributions specially made keeping old and resource constraint hardware in mind so that the user can have a responsive and lag-free computing experience even on your old hardware that has low specs in terms of processing power, disk space, and RAM. What are Heavyweight Distros? “Heavyweight distro” is a subjective term made up by users of Lightweight distros. These distros are usually at the other end of the spectrum, with the latest...

Distro-Hopping, What, Why & How Explained!

As a beginner to the Linux world some time back, when I came across the word Distro-hopping, I thought it is some kind of a game that Linux users play and that idea sounded so cool that even I wanted to be a part of it and play this distro-hopping game! What is Distro Hopping? Distro-Hopping is a term that refers to the activity or hobby of Linux users to switch between distros frequently, exploring them and trying several distros out in an attempt to find the one that best suits their needs. That’s the short version of the answer...