1. Æsoteric Positron

    So, what is the linux Distro you are currently using and why?

    Here's mine: I am currently using POPOS. The things I like about it: 1. Very stable (since its ubuntu based, which is turn is debian based, so maybe this is to be expected) 2. Gnome as the default DE: I love Gnome, so its quite cool that POP OS integrates well with Gnome. Even their custom...
  2. Desmond

    Linux Gaming Thread

    Anything related to Linux and gaming goes here. That is including native Linux games or running Windows games on Wine/Proton or running games on emulators on Linux. Here are some (all that I can think of) good open source Linux native games (most of these are available on other platforms as...
  3. Vyom

    Storing files to OneDrive cloud after encryption, on Linux and using open source tool

    So recently I got subscription to OneDrive in an effort to keep my files on cloud to have some peace of mind. Although needless to say, I don't want to trust any cloud storage. So what's the solution? Well, encryption! By encrypting our files we can have best of both worlds: Have a cloud storage...
  4. Vyom

    Linux Discussion Thread

    Admin Edit: As @Vyom predicted, this thread's name has been changed from "Do you use Linux OS as daily driver?" to "Linux Discussion Thread" since the discussion has veered off to discussing Linux in general. The name of this thread is subject to change, since right now I don't know where we...
  5. S

    Corsair K95 RGB or Similar Keyboards

    Hi Guys, I am a programmer who works at night. I need to buy a new keyboard, I am using G510s now. I am looking at K95 from corsair but it seems to be unavailable everywhere. Can you suggest me where to buy it & some alternatives. I use linux and mac so the lighting support for linux and...
  6. R

    Need help finding a hosting service for my project

    Hi all, I developed a dynamic website and looking for help finding a web hosting service with server preferably in USA/India. 1. I developed my website using PHP, MySQL, Bootstrap CSS, PHP SwiftMailer technologies. So I am looking for a hosting service that supports these technologies. 2. I...
  7. R

    Kindly suggest good SSD for Lenovo G45-50 Laptop

    1. What is the purpose of the computer? What all applications Ans:Parent win 7/10 os and guest OS Kali Linux and 1or 2 light linux 2. What is your overall budget? . Ans: Cheapest possible, Don't need hight storage I guess 128gb will be more than enough (I got 4TB+ external storage)...
  8. F

    Trouble booting to kali Linux (Debian)

    When I try to boot into my os, it gives me an error that it gave up waiting for root device and drops into a shell ( busy box) because /dev/sdb6 does not exist.i am currently running Windows 10 in my first drive.i think the boot partition for Linux is no. 5 in second drive . Is there a command...
  9. nisargshah95

    Wireless USB adapter compatible with Linux

    Hi, I recently lost my Netgear N150 WNA1100 wireless USB adapter and am on a hunt for a replacement since it is out of stock in Flipkart as well as Snapdeal. My main priorities are good strength (mostly be using it college corridors where routers might not be that close) decent size (not like...
  10. TechnoBOY

    Maru OS — Android ROM that Turns into Debian Linux When Connected to a PC.

    Good News for Linux Techno Freaks! Do you usually mess with your Android smartphone by trying out the continual ins and outs of various apps and custom ROMs? Then this news would be a perfect pick for you! What If, you can effectively carry a Linux computer in your pocket? Hereby...
  11. Uchihamadara

    laptop for linux and multimedia

    Hello guys i need some help regarding purchase of a new laptop ) What is your budget? (INR or USD) 30- 35k can extend a thousand or two if really necessary 2) What size & weight consideration (if any) would you prefer? Anything between 13" and 15.6". 3) What are the primary tasks you...
  12. Desmond

    Parallella: The $99 Linux supercomputer

    Move over Raspberry Pi, here comes Adapteva's Parallella, a low-cost parallel chip board for Linux supercomputing. Source: Parallella: The $99 Linux supercomputer | ZDNet
  13. patkim

    Win + Linux dual boot - Deleting an adjacent NTFS partition results into Linux boot failure

    I have Vaio laptop with dual boot config. Windows 7 primary and Linux Mint 17 is installed on 3 logical partitions. boot, swap & root partitions. They are at end of extended space and there are other NTFS partitions in the same extended space that were created by Windows before I installed Linux...
  14. C

    Laptop for running VMware ESXi and Linux

    I am planning to buy a laptop on which i can run a home lab which would include VMware ESX(2-3) and Linux VMs(4-5). Could you please suggest me any good configuration laptop.
  15. M

    Need a linux laptop. Details inside.

    Hi All, Help me find a long lasting Linux-based laptop - 1) What is your budget? Rs. 35,000 2) What size & weight consideration (if any) would you prefer? Thin and Light; 12" - 14" screen Mainstream; 15" - 16" screen 3) What are the primary tasks you will be performing...
  16. Nerevarine

    Elementary OS - A fork from Ubuntu distro

    Anyone tried this out ? It looks so much like Mac OS while maintaining the awesomeness of linux .. I am bored with ubuntu so im considering trying this out on my notebook..
  17. A

    Lenovo Y500 FHD linux issue..

    I have a lenovo y500 FHD . It is currently running windows 8 but despite my numerous efforts I cannot run linux smoothly on it . It is really frustrating that all my friends are running linux distros for educational purposes but it looks tiny or blurry on my Laptop . I tried xrandr to force...
  18. patkim

    Created primary partition and logical drive got deleted

    I have 80gb spare hdd that I use to install Linux or do such tryouts. I installed Linux mint on it in such a way that Linux was installed on logical drives. 20 gb free space, then 40 gb primary partition and remaining was extended partition with 3 logical drives boot, root and swap for Linux...
  19. vedula.k95

    Shaping up my hard disks for installation of Kali Linux.

    Hey guys being a win7 user for over 5 years finally decided to shift to linux platform so should i have to make a new partition for linux? Can anyone guide me from here i have C: which is of 90 GB and rest 3 Drives so can i get space from all of the drives and allocate a new one?can someone...
  20. ankush28

    Ubuntu Discussion thread!

    Are you still using Windows XP? Do you still keep REFRESHing your desktop? Remember how many time you got frustrated from system hogging anti-viruses! Wake Up! Support for Windows XP has been ended from long time! So today I really got frustrated from windows 7 and completely removed it from...
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