Though Windows is the prime target for most everything ransomware-related, web-based criminals aren't content to just harass one population. That's why Linux is getting a fresh dose of the plague ravaging Windows users.
The longest of long shots are always fun to speculate about. Such is the case with the query of whether Linux stands anything close to a reasonable chance of rivaling Windows in the desktop PC space either in the short or long (or very long) term.
The most recent update to Wine greatly improves the experience of running Windows apps and games on Linux systems. Wine 7.0 includes over 9,000 changes and adds support for AMD’s latest high-end graphics cards.
WSL 2 on Windows 10 and 11 is a seriously powerful tool and while not exactly like running a dedicated Linux machine, there's a ton of freedom to customize it in ways you might not have thought about. We'll show you how to install Linux Mint on WSL despite it not being available through the Microsoft Store.
Installing Ubuntu or Debian on WSL only needs you to open the Microsoft Store, but what if you want to use Manjaro? Can you even do it? Absolutely, and it's easier than you think. Here's how to install and set up Manjaro on WSL for Windows 10 or 11.
The latest rolling release of Ubuntu, 21.10, isn't available through the Microsoft Store for WSL. But if you need it, you can get it installed and set up in a matter of minutes. Here's what you need to know.
Whether you're into coding already or just getting started, Git is a phenomenal tool that you're going to be using. Here's how to get started from scratch on Windows and the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).
For greater control over setting up the server used by your website, VPS hosting is an option you should consider. In this type of hosting, you choose or modify a virtual machine with pre-configured server resources that are assigned for your website to use. Here are six major hosting providers that sell VPS hosting at really low prices.
For the ultimate in control over setting up and maintaining the resources used by our website, nothing beats dedicated hosting. In this type of hosting, you rent a server that's used only by your site. Here are five major hosting companies that lease their servers for prices starting under $100.
Forza Horizon 5 being available on Steam meant that Linux fans were always going to try and get it working, especially with Steam Deck on the way. Just a few days after launch there's some good news, with a few caveats.
Setting up WSL on Windows 10 and Windows 11 is easier than ever, but what about the reverse? Removing a Linux distro from WSL isn't difficult, but it does have a couple of steps. Here's what you need to know.
The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) has been getting better and better and it's a solid tool to use now if you fancy learning a bit of Linux but you don't want to leave the warm, familiar surroundings of your Windows PC.