Thursday, August 30, 2012

Is Linux and Unix the same?

Well one question we all have faced when we are new to linux or open source is that: Is unix and linux the same? Is linux made from unix?

Well to answer that I've provided a link to a post which I found worth reading and which will answer this question.


Sunday, July 8, 2012

How to install linux mint 12?

Linux Mint is one of the famous linux distributions in the world. What makes it better than the other distros is its ease of use. Mint's goal is to provide a "a more complete out-of-the-box experience” than other distributions do. It has its own software center which makes it easier for users to download the applications from one place.

Linux Mint 12 comes out with many new features. Its mainly based on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot. Its running on Gnome 3 desktop environment and is loaded up with many applications. Linux Mint is simply the best choice of a distro.

Here I have a link to a video on How to install Linux Mint 12?

Link to download Linux Mint 12 -


Saturday, June 9, 2012

How to to install dsl in a pendrive and booting it up from windows

Its really cool when we try out new things. Have you guys ever tried out to boot up an operating system from a pendrive while you are still working with windows? Its a cool thing to try out. You can do it within 5 minutes.

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The operating system we are using is Damn Small Linux(dsl) which is one of the smallest linux distribution in the world! It is around 50 mb. DSL is embedded with a feature called QEMU which enables the user to run an operating system in another one. By using the Universal Usb installer you can make a bootable usb of Damn Small Linux.

Here is a video tutorial on how to install dsl and booting it up from windows:

Links to essential softwares: