How to Build a Website

When I launched my first website in 1995, it was not a simple process. Nearly everything had to be built manually. It’s amazing how much things have changed in 21 years! Now the hardest part of building a website is choosing from the massive number of options available, including content management systems, hosting providers, and website themes.

I see ads for various hosting providers almost every day, but I haven’t found a reliable source for comparing them. Recently, I decided to have another look at what I’m using for my Linux Survival website to see if there are better options available. Now I’ll share what I learned with you.   Continue reading How to Build a Website

The Easiest Ways to Install Linux

If you’re like most people who want to learn Linux, you don’t already have access to a Linux system. So you look for instructions on how to install Linux and discover that it is quite complicated and even risky. There are warnings that you should back up everything on your computer first because you could potentially lose your data if something goes wrong. Yikes!

Fortunately, there are easier ways to run Linux that don’t require creating a bootable USB drive or putting your data in danger.   Continue reading The Easiest Ways to Install Linux

How to Install Linux Software

Many new Linux users are mystified the first time they try to install a software application. On Windows, you would normally search for a software package on the web, download it, and then run setup.exe. So, it seems logical to do something similar on Linux. Well, it’s actually even easier than that, but you have to know what to do.   Continue reading How to Install Linux Software

The Linux Job Market

A Linux Survival visitor recently asked me if there are good job opportunities for people with Linux skills. He also wanted to know what salary he could expect and whether Linux professionals have a good future. So I did some research and discovered that the Linux job market is booming.   Continue reading The Linux Job Market