Open Source Index

Blockchain's Future: Nine Predictions
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on July 19, 2017
The future of blockchain is sure to be bright. Nine predictions about how blockchain technology could transform enterprise IT -- and the global economy.
Debian vs. Linux Mint
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on July 18, 2017
Whether Debian and Linux Mint is the best Linux distro for you depends on factors like your level of expertise and your attitude toward customization.
How to Fix Linux Problems
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on July 17, 2017
A guide to fixing Linux problems based on audio, video, and networking issues.
Debian vs. Ubuntu: What's the Difference?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on July 11, 2017
Which is the best distro for you, Debian or Ubuntu? You can't go seriously wrong either way, but a useful answer depends on what you want in a distribution.
Why Linux Mint Won
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on July 10, 2017
Larger trends affecting open source mean that now is the time for Linux Mint to take the spotlight.
Debian vs Ubuntu: Which is Best for You?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on July 06, 2017
Choosing between Debian or Ubuntu depends on your preferences regarding platform support, ease of use, level of user control and other key issues. 
Smartphones a Bright Spot in Flat Devices Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Open Source Article Published on July 05, 2017
Combined, shipments of PCs, smartphones and tablets will register a slight 0.3 percent decline this year, predicts Gartner.
Best Linux Media Servers
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on July 05, 2017
Each of the best Linux media servers have pros and cons. Which one is best for your needs?
Why You Should Reconsider Debian
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on June 30, 2017
If you're a Linux user who's not a fan of Debian, you may want to rethink your opinion.
Why The Ubuntu Phone Failed
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on June 27, 2017
The reasons for the Ubuntu phone's failure are varied, and lead to a still bigger question: do people want a pure Linux experience on their phone?
Best Linux Distro: Linux Experts Rate Distros
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on June 21, 2017
Two Linux experts list their personal picks for best distro and discuss each distro’s merits and challenges.
Is IoT the Future of Linux?
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on June 19, 2017
Linux will certainly play a key role in the Internet of Things, but it likely will share the spotlight.
Best Linux Distros for Developers
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on June 01, 2017
The best Linux distros for developers offer advanced work flow, among other sophisticated qualities.
7 Reasons to Use Debian (and 3 Reasons Not To)
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on March 14, 2017
There are at several reasons for Debian's great popularity.Yet depending on your interests, Debian's features can come at a cost.
Open Source and Cloud Computing: Friends or Foes?
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on March 13, 2017
Today's cloud runs on open source software, and many open source companies rely on the cloud to monetize their offerings. But is the situation really a win-win?
How to Setup Your Own Cloud Server with NextCloud
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on March 06, 2017
A step-by-step guide to creating your own cloud server with NextCloud, potentially saving money and boosting security.
9 Reasons to Contribute to an Open Source Project
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on March 06, 2017
Why do developers spend time and effort writing coding that they plan to give away for free?
7 Essential Tips for Linux Sysadmin Workstation Security
By Guest Author | Open Source Article Published on March 03, 2017
The Linux Foundation recommends the following steps to secure your workstation before logging in remotely.  
What to Do After Installing Debian
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on February 28, 2017
Depending on your needs and preferences, Debian post-installation setup can go in a few different directions.
Best Linux for Old Laptops
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on February 27, 2017
We'll share some of the best Linux distros for old laptop hardware and also touch on what the minimum requirements are for each distro.

 
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