Aug 312017
 

By James Gray at LinuxJournal.com…

Promising the world’s best office experience for the Linux community, WPS Software presents WPS Office 2016 for Linux: a high-performing yet considerably more affordable alternative to Microsoft Office that is fully compatible with and comparable to the constituent PowerPoint, Excel and Word applications. The WPS Office suite, with more than 1.2 billion installs across all platforms, is a complete office suite, including Writer, Presentation, Spreadsheets and a built-in PDF reader. Linux, Windows, Android and iOS versions are available.

Source: WPS Office 2016 for Linux | Linux Journal

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Nov 172016
 

By Vivek Gite at nixCraft…

Bash (Bourne-Again SHell) is a Linux and Unix-like system shell or command language interpreter. It is a default shell on many operating systems including Linux and Apple MacOS X. Shell scripts are a fundamental part of the Unix programming environment. If you have always used a graphic user interface like KDE or Gnome or MS-Windows or Apple OS X, you are likely to find bash shell confusing. If you spend some time with the bash shell prompt and it will be difficult for you to go back.

Source: How to Learn bash shell and scripting – The best tutorials for bash beginners

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Jun 212016
 

By Danny Stieben at MakeUseOf.com…

MacBook Pros come with some very nice hardware, but some people want more. Some people want Linux.Whether you’d like a more open and customizable operating system or simply need to dual-boot in order to access certain software, you might want Linux on your MacBook. The thing is, MacBook Pros are also pretty closed-down pieces of hardware that make installing other operating systems difficult – Linux more so than Windows. Boot Camp won’t help you with Linux, even though it doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Here’s how to do it.

Source: How To Install Linux On A MacBook Pro Retina

 Posted by at 6:23 pm
May 142016
 

More on Ubuntu 16.04, tips for getting started by Swapnil Bhartiya at Linux.com…

Ubuntu 16.04 was released in April, and it’s a great release. Ubuntu is generally known as an extremely user-friendly distribution, so it’s easy to get up and running quickly. That said, there are a few things to do — depending on your needs — to get most out of your system.

Source: Get Started with Ubuntu 16.04 | Linux.com | The source for Linux information

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