How To Use Gimp

GIMP is a free and open-source raster graphics editor used for image manipulation and image editing, free-form drawing, transcoding between different image file formats, and more specialized tasks. GIMP is released under GPL-3.0-or-later license and is available for Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows. Similar to PhotoShop GIMP is a very powerful tool for editing images…

Windows 11 Released

Windows 11 was release to the public on October 5th, Microsoft however will not pushing people to upgrade. I think they learned a lesson from the sloppy Windows 10 rollout. I think at some point every PC will get a prompt that it is available for upgrade, or at least the ones with compatible hardware….

Linux Mint, Post Install

So you’ve downloaded an Linux Mint, or other Ubuntu variants ISO file, put it on some flash-media, you’ve booted to that media and performed a dual-boot or full-disk install. You’ve boot to Linux, now what? Turn On The Firewall The first thing you should do is turn on the firewall. This is not really crucial…

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…