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Matt Hartley

Matt Hartley is a Datamation contributor.

Best New Linux Desktop Environments

Most Linux users have their own desktop environment preference. For example, I enjoy using MATE, where other users I talk with get a lot of value out...

Must Have Linux Mint Software

I must admit that I'm still shocked at how popular Linux Mint has become. The reasons why are covered in my "Why Linux Mint won" article. But...

Ubuntu vs Windows: Which Is Better?

When I first thought about writing an article on Windows vs. Ubuntu, I decided pretty quickly that I would avoid trying to get people to switch operating...

The year of WINE on Linux

WINE is a tool that allows Linux users to run select Windows applications without the need for a Windows installation. Yet historically, even with this tool, running...

Linux Careers: Getting Started

Linux careers offers plenty of possibilities. At the time of this article, a simple search of 'Linux' on Indeed.com yields nearly 72,000 jobs with 52,000 of them...

Tips for Buying a Linux Laptop: New or Used?

There are few things in a Linux enthusiast's life more fun than buying a new Linux laptop. One could even argue that the mere act of "spec'ing...

How to Fix Linux Problems

Linux problems? I’ve got answers. I've been answering Linux related questions for years. During my time offering others assistance, I've found one thing to be a constant...

Why Linux Mint Won

Despite my preference for other distros, Linux Mint remains a leading distro in terms of newbie popularity. And now with Ubuntu shifting most of its focus onto...

Best Linux Media Servers

Linux media servers clearly have their place. Many users have their best Linux distro, and these days there are nearly endless things that we can do with Linux....

Why The Ubuntu Phone Failed

In April 2017, Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth announced that their support of the Ubuntu phone convergence was no longer something they were going to invest in. Looking back...

Best Linux Distros

                Also see: Best Linux Distros for Security And: Best Linux Distros for Business What is the best Linux distro? Datamation asked two leading Linux experts, and they both explained their top choices. Matt Hartley’s Picks Choosing...

Is IoT the Future of Linux?

With Canonical refocusing on becoming profitable and new technologies, some among us have found ourselves pondering where Linux is headed in the future and whether or not...

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