Wine 3.0 released with DirectX 10 and 11 support
January 19, 2018 – 09:26 | No Comment
Wine 3.0 released with DirectX 10 and 11 support

The Wine Project has released Wine 3.0 for Linux and Android. Wine provides Linux users with an emulated Windows API, allowing many Windows applications to be run from directly from the Linux desktop without the need …

Access Ext2, HFS and other file systems with DiskInternals Linux Reader
December 10, 2016 – 08:13 | Comments Off on Access Ext2, HFS and other file systems with DiskInternals Linux Reader
Access Ext2, HFS and other file systems with DiskInternals Linux Reader

DiskInternals Linux Reader is a freeware Windows application for browsing drives using Linux, Apple and other file systems.
The program enables reading (but not writing) drives using Ext2/3/4, ReiserFS, Reiser4, HFS, HFS+, FAT, exFAT, NTFS, ReFS …

Download ready-to-use Linux virtual machines from OSBoxes
April 25, 2016 – 08:05 | Comments Off on Download ready-to-use Linux virtual machines from OSBoxes
Download ready-to-use Linux virtual machines from OSBoxes

VirtualBox is a great tool for trying out some new Linux distro, but you’ll usually have to spend a while finding a download and setting up your VM and operating system, first.
OSBoxes.org makes life easier …

netboot.xyz boots PCs from an image on the web
February 2, 2016 – 06:05 | Comments Off on netboot.xyz boots PCs from an image on the web
netboot.xyz boots PCs from an image on the web

If you’ve been managing computers for a few years then you’ve probably build up a library of supporting discs or USB keys. OS installers, antivirus rescue discs, backup tools, partition repair, hardware checkers, and the …

Universal USB Installer 1.9.6.3 adds Windows 10 support
December 31, 2015 – 06:31 | Comments Off on Universal USB Installer 1.9.6.3 adds Windows 10 support
Universal USB Installer 1.9.6.3 adds Windows 10 support

Bootable USB key creator Universal USB Installer has been updated with new support for Windows 10.
The developer says it’s “untested”, but we pointed the program at a Windows 10 setup ISO, and it built a …

Lakka is a DIY retro games console emulator
May 11, 2015 – 08:17 | Comments Off on Lakka is a DIY retro games console emulator
Lakka is a DIY retro games console emulator

If you’re a retro gaming fan then installing something like MAME gives you access to a host of classic arcade games on your PC.
You don’t need a modern PC to run some 25-year-old game, of …

LinuxLive USB Creator 2.90 released
November 11, 2014 – 05:43 | Comments Off on LinuxLive USB Creator 2.90 released
LinuxLive USB Creator 2.90 released

Thibaut Lauzière has announced the release of LinuxLive USB Creator 2.90, his one-stop distro download and Live USB key builder.
As usual, there’s support for the latest distributions: CentOS 7.0, Ubuntu 14.10, Debian Live 7.6.0, KNOPPIX …

Google Chrome 64-bit Beta released, edges closer to final Windows release
July 31, 2014 – 08:05 | Comments Off on Google Chrome 64-bit Beta released, edges closer to final Windows release
Google Chrome 64-bit Beta released, edges closer to final Windows release

Google has moved its dedicated 64-bit Windows build of Chrome one step closer to its final release with the launch of Google Chrome 37.0 Beta (64-bit). The new release requires Windows 7 64-bit or later …

BusyBox crams 117 Unix tools into a tiny Windows executable
June 26, 2014 – 08:52 | Comments Off on BusyBox crams 117 Unix tools into a tiny Windows executable
BusyBox crams 117 Unix tools into a tiny Windows executable

Unix is renowned for its powerful command line tools, and there are many ways you can try at least some of them on the PC. Installing Gnu on Windows gets you 100+ of the best …

Chrome 28 FINAL adds richer notifications, implements new Blink rendering engine
July 10, 2013 – 10:46 | Comments Off on Chrome 28 FINAL adds richer notifications, implements new Blink rendering engine
Chrome 28 FINAL adds richer notifications, implements new Blink rendering engine

Google has released Google Chrome 28 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux. The latest version of its open-source, cross-platform web browser sees Google implement the latest revision of its web rendering engine – Blink – …

Get Linux: an easy way to find and download the distro you need
January 23, 2013 – 08:36 | Comments Off on Get Linux: an easy way to find and download the distro you need
Get Linux: an easy way to find and download the distro you need

If you’re an old hand at Linux then downloading a specific distribution won’t be a problem. You’ll probably have your preferred distro bookmarked already, if not a quick search will turn up the necessary links …