IntroductionI have written dozens of tutorials over the past few years.
This article provides links to beginners guides to Linux, dual boot guides, guides for creating Linux USB drives, running Linux in a virtual machine, Linux installation guides, Linux customisation and application guides, Linux gaming guides, Raspberry PI guides, Chromebook guides and more.
This guide shows how to create a recovery drive for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
This is useful for those of you planning to try dual booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu and even those of you who just want to make sure you can get your computer back working if something goes wrong.
Linux For Windows XP Users
This guide shows how to backup Windows XP and how to create a system image.
This guide shows you how to shrink your Windows partition using Windows XP so that you can dual boot it with Linux.
Linux For Windows Vista Users
Don't have a spare USB drive? This guide for Windows Vista users shows how to create a bootable Linux DVD. (PCLinuxOS).
This guide shows how to backup Windows Vista and how to create a system image.
In order to dual boot Windows Vista alongside Linux you will need to prepare your disks by shrinking the Windows partition. This guide shows you how to do it.
Linux For Windows 7 Users
Linux For Windows 8 Users
This guide shows how to shrink your Windows 8.1 partition in order to be able to dual boot with Linux.
If you are looking to dual boot Fedora with your Windows 8.1 system then this guide will show you how to do that using step by step instructions and images.
This step by step guide shows how to dual boot Linux Mint with Windows 8.1.
Linux For MAC Users
This guide shows how to add panels, add widgets and customise the login screen.
This guide shows how to add new panels, set up the cairo dock, install the Whisker menu and add slingscold for a nice dash style menu.
Creating Bootable USB Drives
This step by step guide shows how to create a bootable openSUSE USB drive.
This step by step guide shows you how to do just that.
This step by step guide shows how to install Linux Mint on a USB drive.
The openSUSE installer isn't the easiest to follow and hopefully this guide will help you through the rough patches.
This is useful for testing out different Linux distributions or trying out new features without messing up your main computer.
This guides provides a list of useful keyboard shortcuts for negotiating GNOME.
This guide shows how to install Flash, Steam and the codecs necessary for playing MP3 audio within Fedora.
It isn't as easy as it looks, there are so many different options. This guide was designed to help make the download process easier.
This guide shows how to setup a use Evolution.
This guide shows how to import audio, create playlists, set up a DAAP server and import podcasts.
By the time you have these installed your Linux desktop will be complete.
Install ClamAV to a live USB drive and you can fix viruses on any machine anywhere.