Operating system articles

How to Create a Windows 10 Virtual Machine with VMware Player and VirtualBox

Having a virtual machine on-hand can be useful for a variety of purposes, such as testing software or tweaks in a sandboxed environment that is separate from your primary operating system. A virtual machine can also help you to run older software that doesn't work with your new operating system, or simply exploring a new operating system altogether.

Running Linux on a Chromebook: How to install & get the best of both worlds

Although Chrome OS is competent at handling web-based workloads, by design it's light on features compared to a full desktop operating system, which is presumably where many of its users are coming from. Fortunately, if you're on Google's operating system and wish it was a little more flexible, it's possible to install a fully functional copy of Linux on many Chrome devices.

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Tails OS 3.0 offers new features, improved security

Tails is one of my favorite operating systems. It's a great platform if you're looking to transition from Windows to Linux, plus it offers top notch privacy features and tools out of the box. Among the main improvements in Tails 3.0 (based on Debian 9) we find a new startup and shutdown experience, a lot of polish to the desktop, security improvements, and key upgrades to the included software. You can download here and read the complete release notes.