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 roadblock – most newbies don’t really ask for help effectively. This isn’t a negative comment about newbies, as I’ve seen this same issue on other platforms and their … [Read more…]

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 cloud computing, now is the time for Linux Mint to shine. This article will examine what draws people to Linux Mint over other distro, how it differs from … [Read more…]

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 on this decision, I can understand where they were coming from. Let’s face it, we live in an Android/iOS landscape and all other entries into this space are … [Read more…]

Best Linux Distro: Linux Experts Rate Distros

Choosing the best Linux distro is highly subjective. Getting this great truth out of the way, there are some Linux distros that are considered the best available. In this article, I’ll share my top distro picks. Ubuntu With the “official” adoption of Ubuntu MATE into the Ubuntu family, the introduction of Snap packages and the … [Read more…]

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 IoT (Internet of Things) is the future of Linux? This article aims to address both issues head on. Mycroft runs Linux Unknown to most of the non-tech savvy … [Read more…]

Get to the Cloud!!

When you sit down with consultants, or if you listen at any AWS conference, they’ll state that there is a right way and a wrong way to migrate. They’ll explain that it is vital to refactor your applications before moving them up to the cloud. They’ll tell you that trying to move your applications without … [Read more…]