Why are you using Linux on your desktop? Before answering this question, consider the advantages and disadvantages and then come back full circle to your own motivation for using Linux. Nearly every week, I find my news feeds filled with the usual generic articles describing rather vanilla reasons for using Linux on the desktop. Why do I have a problem with this?
ERACC Web log: “This article is a rebuttal to Michael Gartenberg’s Opinion: Linux on the desktop: Still not happening over at Computerworld Operating Systems. Executive Summary: Michael Gartenberg is wrong.”
To know Linux is to love Linux, aficionados would surely agree, but does one *have* to know Linux just to be able to use it at all? That question has made quite a splash in the blogosphere. "Lately, I've been noticing stories about how to use Linux you need to know half-a-hundred Linux shell commands and the like, began Steven J.
Today Adobe has announced that they will no longer support AIR on the Linux desktop. They will now focus their resource on developing AIR for iOS and Linux on mobile devices – particularly Android.According to Netmarketshare, the growth of Linux on the desktop has stagnated at around 1% and Adobe says that the download share for AIR on the Linux desktop hovers around at just 0.5%.
Delayed one day, the release candidate of the upcoming Mandriva Linux 2010.1 (Spring) Linux distribution, due for launch in early June this year, is now available on mirrors worldwide. Being powered by Linux kernel 184.108.40.206, Mandriva Linux 2010.1 RC1 includes KDE 4.4.3 and GNOME 2.30.1 desktop environments. Live CDs with these desktop environments ...