Operating Systems

Screenshots on Mac and Windows
The best screenshot tools at a glance
  • Web design

What exactly is a screenshot? How do you create one? And how do the different screenshot shortcuts work when trying to create screenshots on Mac and Windows? Besides the built-in features on operating systems, what are the other, third-party options when it comes to screenshot tools? We’ll take you through our introductory guide to making screenshots and the best keyboard shortcuts and screenshot...

The best screenshot tools at a glance
Ubuntu: The Linux system for everyone
Ubuntu: The versatile Linux distribution with long-term support
  • Know-how

Whether a home PC, work laptop, or website server – without an operating system, the management of hardware resources wouldn’t be possible. Windows systems have proven themselves over the years, and Apple computers run with Mac OS X as the standard, but Linux distributions are no longer a niche in the server environment. Ubuntu, for example, continues to build on traditional open source...

Ubuntu: The versatile Linux distribution with long-term support
Windows 10: defragmenting the hard disk
How to defrag a Windows 10 Hard Drive
  • Configuration

Defragmenting can speed up your hard disk and boost your computer’s performance – that used to be the case. Modern file systems and SSD data carriers make defragmentation almost superfluous and can even be more harmful than beneficial. Windows 10 takes care of this once time-consuming process automatically in the background, without users noticing any delay.

How to defrag a Windows 10 Hard Drive
Rocky Linux
How good is Rocky Linux?
  • Configuration

Rocky Linux is due to become the successor to CentOS, along with AlmaLinux. The operating system has been available since 2021 and has received good reviews thus far. Keep reading to find out exactly what Rocky Linux is, which advantages and disadvantages this Linux distribution offers, and which fields the system is best suited to.

How good is Rocky Linux?
openSUSE Leap
openSUSE Leap | What does this Linux distribution do?
  • Configuration

The Linux distribution, openSUSE Leap, has been impressing users worldwide for several years now. We’ll discuss what the operating system offers, for whom the Linux variant is suitable, and which advantages openSUSE Leap has. We will also look into the other Linux distributions that openSUSE offers. Read on to find out more.

openSUSE Leap | What does this Linux distribution do?
Lubuntu
Lubuntu - The fast and lean Linux distribution
  • Configuration

Lubuntu is an ideal solution for upgrading older computers due to its low hardware and memory requirements. But the Linux distribution is also suitable for other purposes. In our article, we take a closer look at the Ubuntu derivative, who it’s suitable for, and what Lubuntu’s system requirements are. Read on for more.

Lubuntu - The fast and lean Linux distribution
Linux Mint
Linux Mint | The reliable Windows 11 alternative
  • Configuration

If you are thinking about switching from Windows to Linux, Linux Mint is an excellent option. The free operating system is easy to understand, simple to install, and similar enough to the Microsoft system. Here we explain what Linux Mint is exactly, what advantages and disadvantages it has, and on which computers it can be run.

Linux Mint | The reliable Windows 11 alternative
Linux distributions
The best Linux distributions (operating systems)
  • Configuration

It can be difficult to keep track of all the Linux distributions available. Whether you are looking to switch your business to Linux or are simply curious about Linux and in the market for a new operating system, our article shows you the top distributions and discusses their different purposes. Read on to find out more.

The best Linux distributions (operating systems)
Kali Linux
What is the “Hacker Linux” Kali?
  • Configuration

If you want to check your computer or network for vulnerabilities, recover lost data, or crack passwords, Kali Linux is the right operating system for you. The open source distribution offers over 600 security tools. We’ll explain exactly what Kali Linux is, what capabilities it has, and why the system is also known as “Hacker Linux”.

What is the “Hacker Linux” Kali?
Installing Arch Linux
How to install Arch Linux
  • Configuration

Arch is a distribution that gives users a lot of freedom. At first glance, installing Arch is a little trickier than with other systems, but can be done. Here, we explain all you need to know about installing Arch Linux, from getting prepped to downloading Arch Linux and following each installation step. Read on for more.

How to install Arch Linux