Is Desktop Linux Secure?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published May 13, 2014
In the wake of Heartbleed, is the Linux desktop truly safe?
Tags: desktop linux, malware, firewall, Linux security
Why More People Are Choosing Ubuntu
By Matt Hartley | Article Published February 19, 2013
Ubuntu is succeeding in areas where many other desktop Linux distributions have failed.
Tags: open source, Ubuntu, desktop linux, Canonical
Desktop Linux: Diversity is the New Reality
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published October 09, 2012
Diversity on the Linux desktop? It's extensive and it's here to stay -- and it's just what the desktop needs.
Tags: Linux, Gnome, KDE, desktop linux
Desktop Linux: Has Ubuntu's Unity Surpassed the Mac?
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published September 18, 2012
Shuttleworth claims to have made good on his challenge to provide a better desktop than OS X. Can his claim survive a close scrutiny?
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Apple, desktop linux, Mac
Desktop Linux: The GNOME 3 Release Series Extensions
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published September 11, 2012
The GNOME Shell Extensions may be just what the Linux desktop needs to end its user revolt.
Tags: Gnome, desktop linux
Will Windows 8 'Secure Boot' Lessen Linux Adoption?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published September 26, 2011
Windows 8's Secure Boot function could hamper the use of desktop Linux.
Tags: Linux, Windows, Red Hat, desktop linux, secure boot
KDE 3 vs. KDE 4: Which Linux Desktop Is Right for You?
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published June 10, 2010
Two and a half years after the KDE 4 series was first released, many users are still using KDE 3 as their desktop Linux OS. Is comfort with the familiar holding your enterprise back?
Tags: Linux, Linux desktop, Gnome, desktop linux, KDE 4
Is Desktop Linux Handicap Accessible?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published December 14, 2009
While desktop Linux enables handicapped users to write an email using a webcam, other areas of the platform arent up to the level of proprietary software.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, desktop linux, voice
Nine Steps to Optimal GNU/Linux Desktop Setup
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published May 15, 2008
My guide based on far too many late nights tweaking far too many desktop computers in my own home.
Tags: Linux, security, desktop linux, desktop, GNU/Linux