Tag Archive: Linux


These are the Chromebooks that can run Android and Linux apps

Android and Linux apps on your Chromebook is awesome.

Not every Chromebook available today was released with Android app support out of the box — these need to be updated after the fact to add Google Play support. Many will be updated, but are in a long testing process.

We all hate waiting. And we all hate updates that break things. Google and the people who made your Chromebook are trying to make sure everything is good  [Read More…]

How to install the Android SDK on Windows, Mac and Linux

Everything you need to get started with the Android SDK, and everything you need to know about installing it.

Most of us will never need to install the Android SDK. The reason why is right in the name — Software Development Kit. It’s built for people writing Android apps who need tools to work with Android from a computer.

But those tools can also be handy for folks wanting to do some more advanced stuff. Stuff like  [Read More…]

Mandrake Linux creator working on new fork of Android without Google services and apps

Once upon a time, Cyanogen Inc. partnered up with smartphone manufacturer BLU for a phone that should have landed on the market without any of Google’s popular apps baked-in. Unfortunately, the product never became a reality and Cyanogen Inc. fell apart in 2016 after spending three years attempting to make Android ROMs into a viable […]

Get Linux, Amazon Web Services, and Azure certification with Linux Academy’s 1-year subscription

Are you looking to increase your knowledge as a web developer or computer programmer in the major Web platforms? This time of year, with some vacation time in the works, is a perfect time to get started on your career goals for 2018. This Deal of the Day will help you get started on the […]

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Linux Academy is one of the leading providers of education related to cloud-based computing systems. It provides in-depth training and certification of completion, meaning it can help you snag a lucrative new career.

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Become an expert in Linux with zero experience, just $19

Those of you looking for an alternative solution to Windows, you don’t have to worry about paying an exorbitant amount of money to switch to a Mac. There’s another option out there, Linux, which can run on most computers, and is becoming increasingly popular. But Linux isn’t for the feint of heart; most functions are […]

Linux Launcher brings CLI to your Android Smartphone

Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) aren’t for everyone and if you fall into this category then you might like the new Linux Launcher to bring CLI to your device. Linux Launcher is an unusual app that will bring a command line interface to your device for those who like that kind of thing, or if you […]

Digital Offers: Become a Linux pro for just $69

You’re probably quite familiar with Windows or Mac OS X — chances are you’re visiting us from a computer running one of them right now. However, Linux and UNIX are two operating systems that any self-respecting programmer needs to know. Both are powerful, flexible operating systems in use by many big companies, and are common OS choices for programmers.

If you’ve been interested in learning how to code and use Linux and UNIX, you might be at a loss as  [Read More…]

How to install the Android SDK on Windows, Mac and Linux

Everything you need to get started with the Android SDK, and everything you need to know about installing it.

Installing the Android SDK is far easier than it used to be, thanks to a new package from Google. One download gives you most everything you need to communicate with your phone via the USB port, using tools like adb and fastboot.

If you plan to use the SDK to build Android apps or just see how  [Read More…]

Putting Linux on your Chromebook is easier than you think (and totally worth it!)

If you need to use those productivity programs that Chrome OS just doesn’t offer, or you just want to try something new, Linux on your Chromebook has you covered.

You’ve may have seen chatter on the internet about installing Linux on your Chromebook. Plenty of longtime Chrome OS users are doing it, and it allows the use of programs like GIMP (a Photoshop replacement), or Darktable, (a Lightroom alternative) as well as plenty of programs for  [Read More…]