Some Therapee For You Photographers

RawTherapee is a powerful, cross-platform raw photo processing system, released as Free Software. It is designed for developing raw files from a broad range of digital cameras and targeted at users ranging from enthusiast newcomers who wish to broaden their understanding of how digital imaging works to professional photographers. RawTherapee provides a powerful suite of…

What is Pop OS?

Pop!_OS is a Linux distribution developed by System76, based on Ubuntu by Canonical Ltd. and using the GNOME Desktop Environment. It is optimized to be very fast. Pop!_OS provides full disk encryption by default as well as streamlined window management, workspaces, and keyboard shortcuts for navigation.

It’s A Brave New World

Brave is a free and open-source web browser developed by Brave Software, Inc. based on the Chromium web browser. The browser blocks ads and website trackers, and provides a way for users to send cryptocurrency contributions in the form of Basic Attention Tokens to websites and content creators. As of 2019, Brave has been released…

Linux, Finally A Clear Choice

Clear Linux OS is an very highly optimized, rolling release distribution of Linux highly tuned for Intel platforms. Built for productivity environments unlike other Linux distributions Clear Linux has an update protocol that has only vetted packages the guarantee optimum up-time. The updates are done automatically in the background; so no having to stop your…

Get Started With GIMP

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free and open-source raster graphics editor used for image retouching and editing, free-form drawing, resizing, cropping, photo-montages, converting between different image formats, and more specialized tasks. You can get GIMP at GIMP.ORG and Ninite. There are many resources to learn how to use GIMP including: Lynda – Get…

Linux Mint 18, Cinnamon

The latest Linux Mint “Sarah” is a sleek and stable OS. It is a long-term support release which will be supported until 2021. Here are some of the new features that come with this release: Linux Mint 18 features the latest Cinnamon 3.0. Here’s a video showing some of its new features. New themes X Apts –…

Turn your old computer into a fast Chrome OS device in minutes!

Neverware’s CloudReady can turn an older computer into an extremely useful device by installing the Chromium OS. It basically turns that doorstop into a Chromebook or Chromebox. To get started you need any desktop or laptop computer with 2 gigs of RAM although some may not work fully. Check the CloudReady Certified Hardware list. If your hardware…

Linux Mint 17.3, best OS ever!

Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” is a long-term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. The Cinnamon Edit of Mint is in my opinion the best computer operating system ever. Since May of 2014…

Why would you need Linux?

As we learned Linux is a free (as in beer) operating system. The software is free as well which enabling you to try as many programs as you like without breaking the bank. Linux is mostly virus free so it’s more secure. Linux works with few processes in the background so your computer runs faster. Unlike Windows…

What is Linux?

Linux is a Unix-like and mostly  computer operating system (OS) assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution. The defining component of Linux is the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on 5 October 1991 by Linus Torvalds. The Free Software Foundation uses the name GNU/Linux to describe the…