jeffhoogland.blogspot: Today’s topic of conversation is something I feel fairly strongly about. It is something I have seen happen countless times, both in person and posted various places around the internet. Some semi-tech head (or Windows system admin) downloads this “Linux” thing and decides they are going to boot it up. They don’t look up their hardware online for compatibility, they just pop the disc in and expect everything to work.
mrpogson.com: I usually rant about that other OS messing up or GNU/Linux making great strides. Today I am going to do a counter-rant. Batsov has a rant up about how miserable GNU/Linux on the desktop has made him so he is “going back” to that other OS after 8 years. I find a wholesale defect in his reasoning.
techradar.com: What's in a name? Acronyms, in-jokes and lots of capital letters, if free software is anything to go by. We look at some unfortunate choices that have been made at this critical stage of development.
almostconnecticut.net: Pardus has been around for years, and occupies a luxury-car niche in the Linux world: easy to install and configure, extremely stable, very friendly, and very KDE-centric. Pardus has traditionally had only the KDE desktop, so I was surprised—and thrilled—to learn of the existence of an Xfce version.
batsov.com: I’ve been using GNU/Linux exclusively for 8 years now. I use it at home, I use it at work and along the way I’ve converted many Windows users to Linux. My patience ended this week and I’ll be gradually moving all my desktop machines back to Windows.
raphaelhertzog.com: Philipp is a Debian developer since 2005 and a member of the release team since 2008. Since he took the responsibility of Stable Release Manager, the process has evolved for the best. I asked him to explain.
linuxmoose.wordpress: Sabayon, despite being in the top ten on Distrowatch, isn’t as publicized as other popular distributions. Xfce is my desktop of choice, so I thought that I would review the Xfce version of Sabayon 5.5, the newest edition.
dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: Upon the advice of a commenter in one of my previous posts, I am reviewing Pinguy OS 11.04 Mini today. That commenter asked that I test Pinguy OS 11.04, and mentioned the existence of a Mini edition, so I became intrigued.
blogs.kde.org: I got a HP Pavilion g6 for my birthday -- this must be the first time I have a personal laptop, all my previous ones having been bought by KDAB (or by IBM as KDE sponsoring, for the very first one).
#10. "This shirt will be blurred out in a photo someday."
#9. "It's never going away. Can you relax now?"