Elive Brings Enlightenment to the Linux Desktop | Linux.com


For the longest time, Enlightenment was my Linux desktop of choice. It was incredibly fast, highly configurable, and gorgeous. Since that time, I’ve migrated to desktops that veer toward being simpler, more efficient to work with… but I always consider my years with E16 and E17 with great fondness. Fortunately, at least two outstanding distributions focus on either Enlightenment E17 or a fork of E17. Bodhi Linux is a darling distribution (that I looked at previously) that uses […] Continue Reading…

How to Run Your Own Git Server | Linux.com

Learn how to set up your own Git server in this tutorial from our archives.
Git is a versioning system developed by Linus Torvalds, that is used by millions of users around the globe. Companies like GitHub offer code hosting services based on Git. According to reports, GitHub, a code hosting site, is the world’s largest code hosting service. The company claims that there are 9.2M people collaborating right now across 21.8M repositories on GitHub. Big companies are now moving to GitHub. Even Google, the search engine giant, is […] Continue Reading…

Cloud Storage Adoption Soars in the Workplace


Despite lingering cloud security fears, businesses are adopting cloud storage and file-sharing services at a rapid clip, according to new research from Spiceworks.

Eighty percent of the 544 organizations Spiceworks polled reported using cloud storage services, and another 16% say they plan to deploy them within the next two years. A similar study by the company in 2016 found that 53% of businesses were using these services.

Even though cloud storage and file-sharing services are becoming pervasive in the workplace, […] Continue Reading…

Linux Foundation LFCE: Hugues Clouâtre | Linux.com


The Linux Foundation offers many resources for developers, users, and administrators of Linux systems. One of the most important offerings is the Linux Certification Program, which is designed to help you differentiate yourself in a job market that’s hungry for your skills.
How well does the certification prepare you for the real world? To help illustrate that, this series features some of those who have recently passed the certification examinations. These testimonials should serve to help you decide if […] Continue Reading…

How to Manage Fonts in Linux | Linux.com


Not only do I write technical documentation, I write novels. And because I’m comfortable with tools like GIMP, I also create my own book covers (and do graphic design for a few clients). That artistic endeavor depends upon a lot of pieces falling into place, including fonts.
Although font rendering has come a long way over the past few years, it continues to be an issue in Linux. If you compare the look of the same fonts on […] Continue Reading…