The last decade or so has seen Debian largely repositioned as an upstream distribution, making it an essential component of the desktop Linux infrastructure. Does your distro have "Debian Inside"?
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
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Since the demise of Geek Feminism and the Ada Initiative, who's supporting efforts to progress women's rights in the open source community?
As open source hardware becomes a real thing, companies work to redesign the keyboard from the ground up using open designs.
Although changes made to Linux desktop environments over the last decade have given innovation a bad name, some, like KDE's Activities, show promise.
The user revolts against KDE 4, GNOME 3, and Unity have left desktop Linux developers with a fear of innovation, exactly when that's what's needed.
Eight years after the Gnome 2 desktop was replaced by Gnome 3, the older desktop environment remains one of the most used interfaces on desktop Linux.