Development updates!

Today I’d just like to give some updates on some of the stuff we’ve been working on at the Linux Academy.


Ubuntu 14.04: Hardware Compatibility Updates

As Ubuntu moves more and more spiritually away from being another “Linux” Distribution (check their site, the word Linux is not to be found, they have changed the language to refer to themselves as “the world’s most popular open source desktop operating system” instead), they continue to make efforts in certifying hardware from various vendors […]


Linux and Oracle JDK: Add or Install

Although all distributions of Linux have access to a purely open source “Java” for application support and basic Java development (called OpenJDK with the IcedTea Java Compiler), we all know that there are certain pieces of the full JDK that are missing or have yet to be reverse engineered and release as purely open source.


Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Major Application Updates

Over the last few weeks, we have been talking about the first new LTS version from Ubuntu in two years and some of the major changes to the operating system that you can expect to see once you take the plunge.

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We've been busy at the Linux Academy!

At the Linux Academy, helping our student master their skills and expand their knowledge is our number one goal.


Ubuntu 14.04 LTS User Interface: Menus and Window Decorations

In our last article, we casually mentioned a number of the changes that have taken place between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS over the last two years.


Linux Academy Is Now An Approved Quality Content Provider For CompTIA Linux+

Linux Academy is proud to announce that we are now an approved CompTIA Quality Content Provider.


Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs. 14.04 LTS: Quick Change Review

With the recent release of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (affectionately known as “Trusty Tahr”), there are a number of people (and organizations) that have been waiting to upgrade from LTS to LTS desktop or server.


SteamOS – Installation

Following up on our first article on SteamOS, we are going to talk about the more manual installation method.


SteamOS – Introduction

With the recent announcement and subsequent beta release of SteamOS, we wanted to take the opportunity to talk about the new operating system and what it means to the community.