Our delve into the numbers presented by Distrowatch indicate that although there have been some notable changes over the last serveral years, the Linux ecosphere is mostly stable from a distro perspective.
Posts published by “Bruce Byfield”
Bruce Byfield has been involved in FOSS since 1999. He has published over
2000 articles, and is the writer of "Designing with LibreOffice," which
is available as a free download at
Although the numerous approaches to open source sometimes seem at odds with each other, users and developers of open source software -- whether licensed "copyleft" or "permissive" -- are travelling similar roads.
With Stallman's recent exit from the FSF, has the time come to put ideological correctness aside and just let Linux be Linux?
Even if you're a liberal arts major with no background in technology or science, using Linux and other free software can empower you to take control of your computing environments.
Is it time for the Free Software Foundation to consider some new directions for the free software movement in the post-Stallman era?