Saturday, February 4, 2023

Matt Hartley

Matt Hartley is a Datamation contributor.

Linux Microsoft Office Alternatives

                Despite what you may have been led to believe, there are in fact a number of solid Linux alternatives for Microsoft Office available. In fact, there are even options available with varied...

Debian vs. Linux Mint: The Winner Is?

Linux Mint is on track to becoming the most popular desktop distro available. This isn't to suggest that it's already happened, rather that it's on track to...

The Open Source Funding Conundrum in 2018

Over the years, I've watched first hand as enterprise-centric companies took open source technologies and found ways to make millions (and sometimes many millions) by providing trustworthy...

Linux Successes (And Failures) in 2017

First of all, I want to be clear in stating that this isn’t going to be another “Year of the Linux Desktop” type article. Instead, this piece...

Linux Containers vs Virtual Machines

Ever since containers on Linux became popular, determining the difference between Linux containers and virtual machines has become trickier. This article will provide you with the details...

Best Lightweight Linux Distros

Zeroing in on the best lightweight Linux distro is something of a personal mission for me. That said, I'll be the first to acknowledge that what works...

Configure and Secure Linux Mint

After finishing installing Linux Mint, you might think you're all set and ready to go. And while Linux Mint does have some great software pre-installed, there is...

How to Install Linux Mint

Installing Linux Mint is a fairly straight forward process. Any perceived level of difficulty installing Linux Mint usually comes down to the end user deciding to make...

GNOME vs KDE: Which Linux Desktop Is For You?

GNOME vs KDE Even with the introduction of new Linux desktop environments over the years, GNOME and KDE remain major players in the Linux desktop arena. Both desktops are mature, and come with...

Best Linux Distros for the Enterprise

In this article, I'll share the top Linux distros for enterprise environments. Some of these distros are used in server and cloud environments along with desktop duties....

Top Linux Distros for Media Creation

I find it interesting how many existing Linux users don't realize there are specialized distributions just for media creation. These distributions come with a bundle of special...

Why Mobile Linux Fails

Mobile Linux is, to be sure, a challenged sector. Over the past few years we've seen a few attempts at bringing a "proper Linux experience" over to...

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