Install Third Party DEB Packages With ‘deb get’ (Reduces Need For Snaps!)

DistroTube ‘deb-get’ allows you to install .deb packages published in third party repositories or via direct download. This is especially useful for installing proprietary software that will not be found in the standard repos (like Chrome, Discord, VSCode, etc). It works on Debian, Ubuntu and their derivative distributions. REFERENCED: ►

NixOS Is The Power User Distro (Now With An Easy Installer!)

DistroTube (05.06.2022) NixOS recently had a new release, and it’s a big one! Now, NixOS comes with an easy-to-use graphical installer (calamares). This could be a real game changer because the traditional NixOS installation is a barrier to entry for novice NixOS users. So I’m going to try out the new NixOS calamares installer and weiterlesen…

A First Look At Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS

DistroTube Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS has landed! Pop is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution that sports a really nice GNOME desktop environment with many custom modifications created by the Pop team. In fact, Pop might be the best GTK-based desktop Linux distro available right now. Move over, Ubuntu. There’s a new king. REFERENCED: ►

I Think I Like AppImages More Than Snaps And Flatpaks

DistroTube (19.10.2020) AppImages are self-contained applications which can simply be downloaded, made executable, and t run on almost any GNU/Linux distribution. Their ease-of-use has won me over. REFERENCED: ► – AppImageHub ► – AppImageLauncher ► – AppImage Installer (404) ► – App Outlet

Flatpak vs Snaps vs Appimage vs Packages – Linux packaging formats compared

The Linux Experiment (23.06.2020) Linux often gets a bad rap when it comes to installing software, and this is mainly due to the fact that we have so many different application distribution formats. Most of them also are misunderstood, or have preconceived notions attached to them, so I think it’s time to take a look weiterlesen…