Linux Reviews

  • Introduction to Linux

    This is a basic introduction to Linux. It answers two questions: what is GNU/Linux? And what it can offer its users? See the advantages for yourself.

    And if you like, Subscribe! :)

    A few key features I forgot to mention in the video:

    1. GNU/Linux operating systems are MUCH less susceptible to viruses -- HUGE plus! You don't have to pay annually for any antivirus software or worry about your PC data being compromised in ways that Windows is vulnerable.

    2. GNU/Linux operating systems use less system resources than Windows, allowing most machines to run much faster with GNU/Linux installed. Much. Faster.

    TRY IT! - For those looking to switch to Linux from Windows or give it a try without installing it on your machine. Ubuntu is Free Your Mind's primary GNU/Linux distribution of choice. You can download and learn about this brilliant OS at http://ubuntu.com/desktop.

    Other useful links:

    - Top ten Linux distributions, with pros and cons (http://distrowatch.com/dwres.php?resource=major)

    - Kdenlive, a video editor for Linux that was used to make this video (http://kdenlive.org)

    Thanks for watching! Cheers.
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  • Is Linux an Operating System or a Kernel? | Linux History & Tech

    Is Linux is an operating system, and if not, why do people call it an operating system? We answer both questions in this video! We dive into a brief explanation of what an Operating System is, what a kernel is, and the history of linux, gnu, and the naming controversy.

    FREE Your Mind aims to provide simple, helpful, and easy-to-understand videos on Linux and Free Software. Thanks for watching! Feel free to ask us questions in the comments, like, and subscribe! :) Cheers.

    Video made with Kdenlive, an open-source video editor: http://kdenlive.org

    3D motion graphics made with Blender, a free, powerful and open-source 3D Animation Suite: http://blender.org
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  • History of Gnu, Linux, Free and Open Source Software (Revolution OS)

    Due to a growing trend of users using linux, using open source software and then spitting in the faces of the developers, the community as a whole, the open source ecosystem, how it works and what this side of the fence stands for in comparison to the proprietary Microsoft windows operating system and proprietary software world.... I think we need to take a step back, get educated, acknowledge and appreciate how this wonderful operating system and open source ecosystem came into existence. Many of us take the history for granted and make uninformed criticisms with the mind set of a paying Microsoft Windows customer wanting the SAME experience, SAME technical direction and vision with an ideology that is thankfully completely and utterly incompatible with this view. If you don't like it or appreciate the diversity within the open source world then ask for a fucking refund and go back to using Windows, proprietary and adaware infected free software you whiny pathetic cunts. Enjoy

    I do not own the rights to this video and am not earning revenue for this video. More info below.

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0308808/

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revolution_OS
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  • Revolution OS

    The film begins with glimpses of Raymond, a Linux IPO, Torvalds, the idea of Open Source, Perens, Stallman, then sets the historical stage in the early days of hackers and computer hobbyists when code was shared freely. It discusses how change came in 1978 as Bill Gates, in his Open Letter to Hobbyists, pointedly prodded hobbyists to pay up. Stallman relates his struggles with proprietary software vendors at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab, leading to his departure to focus on the development of free software, and the GNU project.
    Torvalds describes the development of the Linux kernel, the GNU/Linux naming controversy, Linux's further evolution, and its commercialization.
    Raymond and Stallman clarify the philosophy of free software versus communism and capitalism, as well as the development stages of Linux.
    Michael Tiemann discusses meeting Stallman in 1987, getting an early version of Stallman's GCC, and founding Cygnus Solutions.
    Larry Augustin describes combining GNU software with a normal PC to create a Unix-like workstation at one third the price and twice the power of a Sun workstation. He relates his early dealings with venture capitalists, the eventual capitalization and commodification of Linux for his own company, VA Linux, and its IPO.
    Brian Behlendorf, one of the original developers of the Apache HTTP Server, explains that he started to exchange patches for the NCSA web server daemon with other developers, which led to the release of "a patchy" webserver, dubbed Apache.
    Frank Hecker of Netscape discusses the events leading up to Netscape's executives releasing the source code for Netscape's browser, one of the signal events which made open source a force to be reckoned with by business executives, the mainstream media, and the public at large.[1] This point was validated further after the film's release as the Netscape source code eventually became the Firefox web browser, reclaiming a large percentage of market share from Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
    The film also documents the scope of the first full-scale LinuxWorld Summit conference, with appearances by Linus Torvalds and Larry Augustin on the keynote stage.
    Much of the footage for the film was shot in Silicon Valley.

    INTERVIEW SUBJECT'S BIOS:

    LINUS TORVALDS

    In 1991 Torvalds created the Linux kernel (the unifying program for a Unix-like operating system) at age twenty-one while enrolled at the University of Helsinki in his native Finland.

    RICHARD STALLMAN

    Stallman founded the GNU Project in 1984 in an attempt to create his own Unix-like operating system that was freely shareable. He also started the Free Software movement to espouse his political agenda of freely-shared intellectual property. Stallman's philosophical and technical work became the foundation for Linux and the Open Source movement.

    BRUCE PERENS

    Perens authored the Open Source definition and currently works as an Open Source evangelist for Hewlett-Packard.

    ERIC RAYMOND

    Raymond authored the paper "The Cathedral and the Bazaar" which brought outside attention and understanding to the sociological underpinnings of the Open Source movement.

    BRIAN BEHLENDORF

    Behlendorf is one of the original co-developers of the Apache Web Server. Apache is the most commonly used web server in the world with almost 60% of the market. Apache was the first "killer app" for Linux.

    MICHAEL TIEMANN

    In 1989 Tiemann co-founded the first company based upon the GNU Project technology and principles of the Free Software movement. Tiemann is currently the CTO of Redhat Software, the most prominent Linux company.

    LARRY AUGUSTIN

    Augustin co-founded VA Linux Systems, one of the first companies based upon the Linux operating system. VA Linux Systems was a key early supporter of Linux and the Open Source movement. VA Linux System also set the record for the highest opening price for and IPO. On December 9, 1999, its first trade was at $299 per share. Currently, the stock trades around $5 per share.

    FRANK HECKER

    Hecker is a former Netscape systems engineer that authored a key internal white paper that advocated Netscape releasing its source code to the public.

    ROB MALDA

    Malda (a.k.a. CmdrTaco) is the editor of the famous hacker website Slashdot.

    MARC MERLIN

    Merlin is the president of Silicon Valley Linux Users Group.
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  • Best Linux Distros: Choosing the Right Linux Version for You

    Interested in LInux, but can't decide which version to use? We show the top 5 most popular Linux versions (a.k.a. "distros"), their user-friendliness, benefits, and suggested users. Thanks for watching!

    To check out the Linux versions mentioned in this video, visit these sites:
    http://ubuntu.com
    http://linuxmint.com
    http://fedoraproject.org
    http://opensuse.org
    http://archlinux.org
    http://antergos.com

    Want to learn more about what Linux is and why open-source software is great? Watch this video: https://youtu.be/I8ik8pDTgJE

    Music "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin Macleod http://incompetech.com
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  • The Code: Story of Linux documentary (MULTiSUB)

    I am thankful for all the views! Thank you all for helping me put this at the top of the search results! Much love!

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0315417

    I added all the subtitles I could find online. And my own subtitles, which are: English and Swedish. Now there are 8 languages:

    English, German, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish

    If the subtitles don't show up, this is how to enable them: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzzqSNSMhUM


    If you want to help improve the subtitles, you can download the SRT files here:

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/ma7jv16cedccd1q/Subtitles_for_The_Code_2001_Story_of_Linux_3.zip?dl=0

    If you want to help spread this video, you can make a new subtitle for your native language. If it's not one of the languages already available. In that case, you can just help edit (and improve/correct) the SRT file for that language.

    Just send a message to my email if you want to help with the subtitles: siddharta.buddha.christ@gmail.com

    Please use the SRT format for your subtitle and save it with UTF-8 (Unicode) character encoding.

    Examples of subtitle editors:

    http://www.jubler.org/ (Windows, Mac, Linux)
    http://www.nikse.dk/subtitleedit/ (Windows)
    http://gnome-subtitles.sourceforge.net/ (Linux)

    This way everybody benefits, in the spirit of open source :)
    Thank you!

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  • How to download & install Linux Mint WITHOUT losing Windows 10 or your personal files

    If you're interested in Linux Mint, but don't want to lose Windows 10 or your personal files, fear not! You can install Linux Mint along-side Windows on the same PC desktop or laptop! It's called dual-booting, and this video contains 5 easy to understand step-by-step instructions to installing Linux Mint 18.2 and create a dual-boot set-up with Windows 10. Get the best of both worlds, Windows and Linux, today!

    Thanks for watching, if you like, feel free to subscribe for more Linux & Free Software videos!

    DOWNLOAD LINKS:
    Deluge (torrent download client) - http://deluge-torrent.org
    Linux Mint 18.2 ISO Image - https://linuxmint.com/edition.php?id=237
    Rufus (Live USB Creator tool) - http://rufus.akeo.ie

    Video made using:
    Blender (http://blender.org)
    Kdenlive (http://kdenlive.org)
    Audacity (http://audacityteam.org)
    Music "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin Macleod (http://incompetech.com)
    3D laptop model by by 3DHaupt (https://www.blendswap.com/blends/view/69924)

    MORE INFORMATION ON TORRENTS
    Using a torrent or bittorrent client means that you will be downloading the Mint ISO file from other users around the world who are also using a torrent client: it's called a p2p, or peer-to-peer, connection. Once the download is complete, the torrent program will begin "seeding" the Mint ISO. In other words, it will make the Mint ISO file available to other torrent users, and can possibly use your Internet bandwidth to upload the Mind ISO file for other users.

    To stop sharing the Mint ISO file after the download is complete, either uninstall Deluge, or (1) Go into the Deluge program, (2) Right-click on the Mint ISO file name in the main Deluge window, (3) Left-click "Remove torrent", (4) Once the new window opens up, left-click "Remove torrent" again. Deluge will no longer take up your Internet bandwidth to share the ISO file. Good to go! :)
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  • Linux Tutorial for Beginners: Learn Red Hat Linux and CentOS Free in English HD 1080p

    Use this Linux tutorial for beginners to learn Red Hat Linux and CentOS free! Get you started with the basics even if you have no experience using Linux! Take the full course free at https://uthena.com/courses/linux?ref=668a46

    Help me reach 500,000 subscribers at https://www.youtube.com/c/jerrybanfield?sub_confirmation=1.

    Click on a time point below to skip straight to the chapter in this free Linux tutorial series. You can see the entire table of contents for the video here!
    3:03 See why Linux is worth learning followed by a basic familiarization with the graphic user interface.
    17:46 Introduction to the free video series and how to get help with your Linux questions.
    19:26 Installing RedHat or CentOS with minimal modifications to your current system beginning with downloading, installing and configuring VirtualBox on Windows 8.1.
    31:47 Create a Red Hat virtual machine including where to download Red Hat Linux and how to install it in a virtualized environment.
    49:53 Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
    1:04:30 Completed installation process with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, rebooting, and doing post installation procedures.
    1:22:10 Installing RedHat or CentOS with a dual boot approach on Windows 8 starting with how to dual boot Red Hat and windows 8.
    1:40:52 Finished installation with dual boot and second steps to running the Linux operating system on a windows computer.
    1:49:07 Linux Graphical User Interface (GUI).
    2:02:44 Basic familiarization with Linux Graphical user interface. 1:59:12 Learning Linux file systems and the system monitor in the Linux graphical user interface. Looking at processes running and more.
    2:12:48 Basic Linux commands for beginners. Learn the Linux command line. File system navigation. Commands "ls, cd, pwd."
    2:29:03 File system commands in more detail. Change directory command in with ~.
    2:43:11 Finding files. Commands "find, locate, updatedb, man" starting with getting to know the manual.
    3:02:58 Permissions for files and and folders. Get started with "chown, chmod."
    3:16:58 Changing file and folder ownership and permissions between users. More about commands "chown, chmod."
    3:25:45 Basic Linux tasks: Move, delete and copy files. Commands "mv, rm, cp."
    3:38:44 Linux commands "grep, pipe, echo, cat."
    3:57:39 Introduction to the default packet manager for Red Hat Linux Enterprise and for CentOS called yum packet manager.
    4:17:28 Essential options used on a daily basis with the yum packet manager.
    4:31:55 Rpm packet manager.
    4:39:35 How to get more help and videos about Red Hat Linux Enterprise and CentOS. Thank you for watching!

    Enroll in the full course for free today at https://uthena.com/courses/linux?ref=668a46


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