iafrica.com: I've had more than my fair share of troubles with Windows. So I decided to take the plunge and borrowed a buddy's Mandriva Linux disc — and things actually worked. What is Linux though?
thelinuxexperiment.com: As a follow up to my previous post I have decided to re-run the tests, this time with the updated distributions (where available of course). Again I will be testing all of this within VirtualBox on ‘machines’ with the following specifications:
- Netbooks: Facts, Figures, Options & Opinion
- Review: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 15
- More on netbooks, devices and everything (Plasma)
openattitude.com: I’ve been using Linux Mint 9 Isadora since about June 1st on my main desktop computer. For me it was the sum of smaller issues that ultimately made me roll back to Linux 8 Helena over the weekend.
cio.co.uk: Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat, the oldest and by far the most successful company whose business is based purely around open source, makes no bones about it:
ghacks.net: On this, July 4, 2010, the day the United States celebrates the signing of the Declaration of Independence, I thought I would take a moment to celebrate that same day with a toast to those Linux distributions that shirk all non-free software. This means EVERYTHING on these distributions is protected under, at least, the GPL.
blogs.techrepublic.com: On Friday I was honored to sit in front of a group from the Techrepublic community and talk open source. The driving force of the debate was open source vs. proprietary software. The ever-present subtext of that debate is Linux vs. Windows. The audience was pleasantly surprised when the debate never turned sour. Why is that?
blogs.techrepublic.com: For me, the Linux desktop is all about being efficient. Yes, I do enjoy the eye candy as well. But having an incredibly efficient desktop just makes for much faster, more reliable work. And much to the surprise of most users, Linux should be hailed as the king of desktop efficiency. Here's some tips:
unixbhaskar.blogspot: I am writing this out of my close association with GNU/Linux for quite sometime.I have had been using it everywhere to do my day to day work.
Every now and then, I receive emails from people who are asking me to explain the benefits or advantages of using Linux. I just answered them with a link or two to articles that could give a good explanation regarding the subject matter. But since I realized that it would be better if my response were based on my own experience, I finally decided to write a simple list.