Tag Archive: Linux


How to Reinstall Steam Games on Mac (and Windows / Linux too)

If you have previously uninstalled Steam games from your computer to free up disk space or remove a distraction, you may eventually decide you want to reinstall the games that you had previously deleted. Or perhaps you have a game in your Steam library that you haven’t installed onto a new computer, but you want … Read More

How to Write Image Files to SD Card with dd from Command Line of Mac or Linux

Need to write an image file to an SD card? The command line ‘dd’ tool can do that for you, writing a disk image .img file to an SD card with minimal effort. A nice perk to using ‘dd’ for writing image files to an SD card is that it works for Mac OS as … Read More

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Cult of Mac Deals has a goal of bringing you the tech and related products you want and need at rock bottom prices. Today we feature six great products whose value is extraordinarily high and we want to make sure…

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How to Mount EXT4 Linux File Systems on a Mac with OS X Fuse

The EXT file system (short for Extended File System) and it’s family members of EXT2, EXT3, and EXT4, are the file systems used by Linux. Mac users who work with multiple platforms may notice that OS X is unable to mount EXT partitions on its own, and thus anyone wishing to mount and read EXT … Read More

Linux GNOME More: GNOME Creator Ditches Linux For Mac

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Miguel de Icaza isn’t a casual PC user. He’s a life-long Linux user whose main claim to fame is the creation of GNOME, a completely free desktop environment for Linux and other Unix operating systems.

But de Icaza no longer bothers with Linux. He’s abandoned the platform for a Mac.

In a fantastic post over at his blog, de Icasa explains the feather that is Linux’s fragmentation made him stop using  [Read More…]

The Humble Bundle 3 For Android Is Here, Get It Now! (Works On Mac, Windows And Linux Too)

Round 3 of the Android Humble Bundle has landed and we couldn’t be happier. Not only do you get to pay-what-you-want, but you also get to support charity and the great devs who have donated their games. All game included in the Humble Bundle are multi-platform, DRM-free, and independently developed games. There are currently four games listed along with a fifth “bonus” game for those who pay more than the average (which  [Read More…]

Java Malware Takes Aim at OS X, Windows, Linux

According to freshly uncovered information presented this week by security firm F-Secure, there’s a new cross-platform malware threat that hopefully won’t make its way to your machine.

The malware in question was designed with the intention of bestowing remote computer access to hackers. Based on information contained in the report, computers running OS X, Windows, and Linux are potentially vulnerable to the malware.

“All three files for the three different platforms behave the same way,” the  [Read More…]

Linux Creator Linus Torvalds Was Asked By Steve Jobs To Help Build OS X In 2000

The Father of Linux, Linus Torvalds, could also have been the godfather of OS X

Built upon the DNA of NeXT OS, OS X is already one of the most well known Unix-based operating systems, but it could have been supercharged if the father of Linux, Linus Torvalds, had accepted a job offer from Steve Jobs back in 2000.

 

Describing Torvalds as the Steve Jobs of engineers for his ability  [Read More…]

Absinthe Jailbreak Tool Updated With Linux Support And Cosmetic Changes

The Chronic Dev Yeam�s Absinthe jailbreak tool for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S owners has been updated to version 0.3. This latest update brings Linux support and minor cosmetic changes. A small bug fix for Windows users has also been included.

Tweeted by Chronic Dev team member�@pimskeks, Absinthe v0.3 can be downloaded from this direct link for Mac users. Windows users can download it here. The Linux tool is  [Read More…]

Soon We Will Have Linux On iPhone, iPad And iPod Touch

A Team of hackers managed to hack the iPhone 4 and the iPad and install Linux OS on them. Unfortunately they weren�t successful with the iPad 2 till now.

linux ipad� The image above was posted by the Linux hacker Bluerise. The image shows Linux running on an iPad 1.

It wasn�t specified when  [Read More…]