Open Source Desktop: Good News and Bad NewsBy Bruce Byfield
| Columns Article Published on February 10, 2016
In at least one sense, open Source is dominant on the desktop. But is that a consolation prize for missing what matters?
Long Term Support vs Rolling Linux ReleaseBy Matt Hartley
| Columns Article Published on February 08, 2016
There are pros and cons to an LTS distro release yet they remain a solid option for a variety of reasons.
LibreOffice Online Takes Another Step ForwardBy Bruce Byfield
| Columns Article Published on February 03, 2016
A quiet announcement has more importance than you might think, offering the potential for major movement forward for LibreOffice.
Could Linux Mint Replace Ubuntu?By Matt Hartley
| Columns Article Published on February 01, 2016
Linux Mint has become a contender, though it’s not advisable for a Linux newcomer.
Davos 2016 Recap: How the World Views Big DataBy Guest Author
| Columns Article Published on January 26, 2016
The CEO of a Silicon Valley-based Big Data startup reports on how the community of world leaders perceives the potential of Big Data.
My Linux Story: The Big SwitchBy Matt Hartley
| Columns Article Published on January 25, 2016
A longtime Linux expert talks about his early days with the open source operating system.
What a Linux User Misses From WindowsBy Matt Hartley
| Columns Article Published on January 18, 2016
A longtime Linux partisan admits that, while he loves the open source desktop, he does miss a few things from the Windows world.
Best Linux Distros For NewcomersBy Matt Hartley
| Columns Article Published on January 11, 2016
The best Linux distro for new users is one that combines ease of use with a full-featured tool set in a secure environment.
Dell’s Big Success at CESBy Rob Enderle
| Columns Article Published on January 08, 2016
Hiring Josh Brener to help with its presentation helped Dell make a big bang at CES.
The Android Fragmentation ProblemBy Matt Hartley
| Columns Article Published on January 04, 2016
Is Android fragmentation a deal breaker for you? There are ways to work around it.
Where Ubuntu (and others) Went WrongBy Matt Hartley
| Columns Article Published on December 29, 2015
Ubuntu has lead the way in promoting Linux, yet it hasn't done everything perfect.