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Matt Hartley

Matt Hartley is a Datamation contributor.

Top 10 Reasons Why Desktop Linux Failed

First, I want to be absolutely clear about something. I have been a full time Linux on the desktop...

Linux File Server Guide

Linux file servers play an essential role. The ability to share files is a basic expectation with any modern...

Linux Solutions: Snappy, Flatpak, and AppImage

It wasn't all that long ago the idea of binary packages were seen as salvation from having to compile...

Microsoft’s Linux Adoption: How Things Change

Linux was once referred to as a cancer by Microsoft's former CEO. Ah, how times change. Now that same...

Ubuntu 18.04 Review: Tough Love

Also see: Ubuntu History: Linux Evolves This Ubuntu review of 18.04 is going to be more blunt than what you've...

Should Your Business Switch to Open Source?

I've had the pleasure of talking with small business owners in the past about moving their business over to...

Linux Mint vs. MX Linux: What’s Best for You?

For the past few years, Linux Mint has been unstoppable in terms of attracting new users. I honestly never...

Windows vs Linux in 2018

Over the years, we've seen countless articles state that we're entering the fabled Year of the Linux Desktop. They...

The Best Open Source Content Management Systems

One of the most important elements new website owners fail to give enough consideration to is in selecting the...

Linux Virtual Machines vs Linux Live Images

I'll be the first to admit that I tend to try out new Linux distros on a far too...