Safepasswd is a website dedicated to helping you choose a safe and secure password. The secure passwords are automatically generated for you, allowing you the following options: easy to remember, letters only, numbers only, letters and numbers, all characters, and hex. This is a great tool for both administrators and standard computer users, as it practices the need to create stronger passwords.
So, you’re a new, or fairly moderate Linux user, who wants to know what the true advantages of Linux over Windows are? There are several advantages of Linux, and of course, some disadvantages to using the Linux operating system. This article covers 5 advantages of using Linux over Windows, and lists a few disadvantages as well. Continue reading
Bruce Byfield of Linux.com writes “Linux file manager ontogeny encapsulates the history of GNU/Linux. File managers began as command-line and generic graphical tools and progressed to desktop-specific ones, gaining sophistication along the way, with mouse controls, for example, replacing buttons. Today, the more than a dozen options highlighted here will suit users with widely varied interests.”
This survey article discusses various Linux File Managers ranging from command-line choices, generic graphical choices, and desktop environment choices.
LinuxReality, a fairly fresh podcast aimed at new Linux users, has released a special episode dedicated to Slackware Linux. The podcast focuses on the installation and configuration of Slackware 11.0 and does a great job outlining the steps needed to take to get you up and running on a new Slackware installation.
Check out the podcast by downloading one of the following:
MP3: linuxrealityse001.mp3 (25.3 MB)
Ogg Vorbis: linuxrealityse001.ogg (22.2 MB)
Nathan Willis at Linux.com has an excellent article detailing the major photo management applications for Linux and comparing them side by side. Continue reading
As some of us already know, one of the greatest things about Linux is that there can be a variety of different ways to do one particular thing, resulting in the same outcome no matter how it is done. Continue reading