Too funny. However, we know more than a few grandmothers to whom this wouldn't apply. :-) ... See MoreSee Less

Your kids (even your toddlers) know more about technology than you do. LOL

View on Facebook

Is Microsoft Enterprise Mobility a Trojan Horse?

Microsoft logo

It’s been easy to think that the FOSS world has little to worry about from Microsoft these days. By the time Steve Ballmer was forced out a few years back, the company seemed to be a basket case. Windows was becoming less relevant by the minute, many consumers were sparing themselves the expense of Office […]

Continue reading Is Microsoft Enterprise Mobility a Trojan Horse?

As Fate & Linux Would Have It

Karen

Tell you what…

Go get yourself a beverage of choice, maybe two. I am going to share some things about me that you do not know. Some of them are deeply personal, but they are shared so that the whole story is understood.

I want to tell you a story…a story that has several on […]

Continue reading As Fate & Linux Would Have It

Running Linux Mint 17.2 Xfce

Linux Mint LogoThe good guys and gals at Linux Mint are on a roll, with three long-term support (LTS) releases in a row. It all started back in May of last year, with the release of 17.0, called Qiana, followed in January by 17.1, Rebecca. At that point […]

Continue reading Running Linux Mint 17.2 Xfce

‘Freedom Penguin’ Takes Flight, Distro Count & More…

Flying-penguins

FOSS Week in Review

Before we get rolling on the last FOSS Force item before the weekend, I’d like to welcome Hunter Banks to the FOSS Force team. Hunter is part of the FOSS-forward Banks family of Los Angeles — dad Phillip is a computer consultant and a long-time Southern California Linux Expo volunteer (along […]

Continue reading ‘Freedom Penguin’ Takes Flight, Distro Count & More…

Kickin’ Back at Texas Linux Fest

Texas Linux Fest

It’s the one show I am most certain to make in a year’s time. The Texas Linux Fest (TLF). The only one I’ve missed was held in San Antonio, and being in the worst part of both chemo and radiation therapy, I wasn’t in the mood to travel across the street that year, not to […]

Continue reading Kickin’ Back at Texas Linux Fest

For Linux, It’s Another Day, Another File System

File system

In case you weren’t paying attention, there’s a new Linux file system on the horizon, thanks to a former Google engineer.

That engineer in question, namely Kent Overstreet, posted a message on LKML.org last week promoting the progress of Bcache File System, or Bcachefs, the first Linux file system written specifically for solid state […]

Continue reading For Linux, It’s Another Day, Another File System