You can now run Linux apps on Chrome OS

For the longest time, developers have taken Chrome OS machines and run tools like Crouton to turn them into Linux-based developer machines. That was a bit of a hassle, but it worked. But things are getting easier…. Source: https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/08/you-can-now-run-linux-apps-on-chrome-os/

Tips for using the top command in Linux

Trying to find out what’s running on your machine—and which process is using up all your memory and making things slllooowwww—is a task served well by the utility top. top is an extremely useful program that acts similar to Windows Task Manager or MacOS’s Activity Monitor…. Source: https://opensource.com/article/18/8/top-tips-speed-up-computer

Elementary OS Juno Brings Only Slight Changes to an Outstanding Platform

Elementary OS has been my distribution of choice for some time now. I find it a perfect blend of usability, elegance, and stability. Out of the box, Elementary doesn’t include a lot of apps, but it does offer plenty of style and all the apps you could want are an AppCenter away…. Source: https://www.linux.com/learn/intro-to-linux/2018/8/elementary-os-juno-brings-only-slight-changes-outstanding-platform

Chrome OS Can Now Install Linux Debian Packages

A few weeks back, I was tinkering around in the Canary channel and through some hacky loops and multiple attempts, I was able to install a Linux installer that allowed me to launch Linux Debian(.deb) packages on my Chromebox…. Source: https://chromeunboxed.com/news/chrome-os-linux-debian-packages-chromebook-crostini

​How to add Linux to your Chromebook

It’s long been possible to run Linux on a Chromebook. That’s no surprise. After all, Chrome OS is a Linux variant. But, doing it by using either Crouton in a chroot container or Gallium OS, a Xubuntu Chromebook-specific Linux variant, wasn’t easy…. Source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-to-add-linux-to-your-chromebook/

Alacritty – A Fastest Terminal Emulator for Linux

Alacritty is a free open-source, fast, cross-platform terminal emulator, that uses GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) for rendering, which implements certain optimizations that are not available in many other terminal emulators in Linux. Alacritty is focused on two goals simplicity and performance…. Source: https://www.tecmint.com/alacritty-fastest-terminal-emulator-for-linux/