Linux & Open Source 2019: Chrome OS, Snap, Flatpak, RISC-V, and Stallman

Zipping up 2019

We look back on 2019 using our 2020 hindsight at some of the important happenings during the last year in the world of Linux and open source. […]

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Analyzing Distrowatch Trends

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. […]

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Lessons Using Linux and Other Free Software Taught Me

Screenshot from GNU of Trisquel Linux distro

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. […]

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Why Debian Is the Gold Standard of Upstream Desktop Linux

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”? […]

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Gael Duval, Father of User Friendly Linux, on Mandrake and /e/ Phone

In this interview, Gail Duval talks about his days at Mandrake, the Linux distro he founded, as well as his current project, /e/, a Googleless phone. […]

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