Windows 11 Release Date Announce

Microsoft is announcing that Windows 11 will be released on October 5th. Any PC with a Windows 10 is eligible for this free upgrade , or on new hardware that ships with Windows 11 pre-loaded. The upgrade will be a phased rollout with new eligible devices being first. You can install Windows 11 on any…

Windows App Installer

Windows 11 has a native software manager called  Windows App Installer or winget. Just like in Linux you can install applications directly from the Command Prompt. No need find the correct website, find the download link, download the app, maybe extract the package from a zip-file and then run the installer. Just run a simple…

WSL No Beta Required

You can run Linux Command applications on your Windows 10 computer. The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a compatibility layer for running Linux binary executables. In other words, you can run Linux applications on you computer without installing Linux. Sorry, you will be able to run text based applications only until the graphical apps feature comes in Windows…

Run Linux On Windows

The Windows Subsystem for Linux lets developers run a Linux environment — including most command-line tools, utilities, and applications — directly on Windows, unmodified, without the overhead of a traditional virtual machine or dualboot setup. This is not particularly useful for the casual user who has no interest in playing with the commandline but soon…

Install Linux Apps w/ Terminal

The Linux terminal (similar to Command Prompt on Windows) is very powerful. It can do anything that can be done in the GUI (graphical user interface) and more. One of the operations that can be done is installing software. This can also be done from the GUI but not in all cases. To install an…

Which Linux Distro Is Best

There is only one Windows operating system Microsoft Windows 10 soon 11. There is only one Mac OS, OS10. That said why are there so many Linux versions out there? The answer is, there is only one company called Apple and one company named Microsoft. Linux is an open-source OS. There are approximately 16,000 developers…

Windows 365, Is it for you?

On July 14th Microsoft released a new product, Windows 365, a cloud a web service that provides access to a Windows 10 and Windows 11 computers that can be accessed using any kind of device. The cloud application has all of the resources so you don’t have to have a powerful computer to run it….

Linux Turns Thirty Years Old

Linux has turn 30. In those thirty years it has become the most used operating system in, servers, phones, notepad type computers, cars and internet connected things of all types. It has not become very popular as a desktop computer operating system, only used by scientist, and computer enthusiast. The Linux kernel is a free and open-source, Unix-like operating…

Cloud PC Is Coming

Microsoft is was set to announce a new product Cloud PC. Cloud PC is a virtualized desktop-as-a-service offering that will enable customers to use their own devices as thin clients which can access a remote Windows desktop and use software like Microsoft Office.

Big Ransomware Attack

The Ireland healthcare system has been hit by the biggest ransomware attack yet. The attackers requested $20 million for the keys to the systems data. The prime minister said they would not pay but I think they may have to because it is projected that the total to get things back in order is $600…