Saturday, October 16, 2021

Carla Schroder

Horror Stories of IT Management

Tech editor Carla Schroder dissects a recent article about problems with IT management. There's plenty of finger pointing at workers, but who's really to blame? Security...

Tech Staff with Only One OS Need Not Apply

Some things seem so obvious I feel silly even saying them. And this is one of them: any IT staffer who only knows one operating system is...

TEO Linux Netbook: Ultra-Sturdy

The Teo feels sturdy. She's a beefy little girl, not as thin as other netbooks, but still very portable. The screen is beautiful; it is bright and...

ZaReason’s Linux Netbook Strategy

Cathy and Earl Malmrose founded ZaReason several years ago. ZaReason is a Linux OEM that has long intrigued me for a number of reasons: they encourage customers...

Leaving Ubuntu for PCLinuxOS

I've been spending the past few days migrating some of my home computers to PCLinuxOS. Not my studio computer which is going to run Fedora...

Four Linux Apps Worth Downloading

Silly FUDwagons Roll There is such a wealth of great Free and Open Source software applications it's almost an embarrassment of riches, and we're going to...

Linux for Newbies: the Ubuntu Path

In Linux For Absolute Beginners: 3 Easy Ways to Test-Drive Linux I reviewed some simple ways to safely test-drive Linux. All of them involved selecting...

A Linux Meltdown (With a Happy Ending)

My monitor gave up the ghost in the middle of the workday, naturally when I had deadlines and a half-dozens things to do right now....

Linux Desktop: Seven Sweet Apps

Everyone is writing "Foo Best" lists all full of good Linux apps, so here are my own 7 Best Excellent Linux Apps You May Not...

Netbooks, Linux and the Lenovo S10

Hardware vendors have been missing the netbook boat ever since I can remember-- there has been demand for a small, portable, inexpensive, fast-booting computer ever since the...

Linux-Based HyperSpace: 30 Second Boot

In the "Linux Rescues Windows From Itself In Yet Another Creative Way" category we have these newfangled Linux-powered instant-on environments. It seems that DeviceVM's Splashtop...

Spideroak: Secure Offsite Backups For Linux

Offsite backups are essential for important data, because we all know the perils of keeping everything in one location: fire, flood, theft, power surges, power failures, permatemps...

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