It’s been almost a month since Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” was released, so we decided to take it for a spin and have our first ever look at the Cinnamon desktop.
The FOSS Force Distro Review
Being a longtime Linux Mint user, I was happy at the end of last month […]
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A talk with Randy Noseworthy, the man behind the Linux respins on the old computers that Reglue makes new again.
The Heart of Linux
It started back in 2009, the first year of Lynn Bender’s fantastic brainstorm “Linux Against Poverty.” Lynn’s idea and subsequent involvement with our organization, then named The […]
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At least three Linux distros have already quit releasing 32-bit versions, and Ubuntu seems to be standing in line to do the same. Is the end at hand for 32-bit mainstream distros?
We have three computers that see regular duty here at FOSS Force. Two are 64-bit laptops, one […]
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Also included: New releases for Skolelinux and Network Security Toolkit, KDE releases Plasma 5.7 and our writer eats crow.
FOSS Week in Review
A few weeks back I told you I was writing a distro review “for another website.” I did, and it’s done. And since I promised that I’d link […]
Continue reading VMware Makes Open Source Move, SCALE Gets Ready & More…
If FOSS is to have a future, we must embrace both mobile and the Chromebook model and develop a distro that’s equally at home on a phone, a low resource cloud based computer and on a traditional PC.
When Linus Torvalds started work on Linux, his purpose wasn’t to reinvent […]
Continue reading Needed: A Linux Three in One Distro
Also included: LinuxQuestions.org has a birthday, six new distro releases, Ubuntu considering dropping 32-bit support and the feds were after Snowden.
FOSS Week in Review
Happy birthday America. And happy birthday to LinuxQuestions.org. America, more correctly known as United States of America since we’re not the only country on this big […]
Continue reading Oracle Loses Again, Red Hat Competes With FOSS & More…