After snorting pixie sticks and slamming espresso shooters for a few weeks now, my wife (Amanda) and I are just about ready to launch our new audio show. It has a proper format, is clever as hell and you will subliminally find yourself subscribing to it. With its first episode scheduled for release this Saturday, Married And Amused is … [Read more…]
Every few months, new articles roll out proclaiming “this year” to be the year of the Linux Desktop. A wide selection of reasons are cited, explanations given, and various acts of patting we Linux users on the backs takes place. I’d be first to admit that it’s worth celebrating each time something is made more … [Read more…]
Greeting all, So by now, most of you know my last day at the Linux Action Show is January 25th. And with this, I’ll be taking over as the host of HowTo LINUX in February. So what does this mean and what does this NOT mean? Let me break it down as follows. I … [Read more…]
Despite my affinity for the Linux desktop, I’m still part of the Mac world, thanks to my wife and her preference for OS X. As such, this means helping out with TimeMachine backups, software updates and handling anything that might happen to come up when she needs a hand. Much like one might find with … [Read more…]
Projects to be announced. Sunday the 11th – _____________ Once my wife is done being sick – ___________________ More to follow.
Finding the right desktop can be a deeply personal experience. In this article, I’ll explain why I decided to make the switch to the MATE desktop and the reason behind using an Ubuntu base…. Read the rest
For years now, we’ve been told about the dangers of how various types of malware like worms and other threats were going to catch the growing Linux user base off guard. As of the year 2014, nothing remotely close to this has happened. Malware exists, but for desktop Linux users, it’s a non-issue….Read the rest
Over the past couple of years there has been talk of mobile-desktop convergence from various mobile and desktop OS providers. As a general concept, this sounds fantastic! Unfortunately once we dive into things a bit deeper, it appears this is easier said than done….Read the rest