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Moms Running Linux

My Mom Runs Linux!

People are coming to Linux in droves these days. They each have their own reasons. It could be a desire...

Solus-article

Solus Stands on Its Own

If I had to pick one operating system of the year, I would be picking Ubuntu MATE 16.04, if Solus...

security

Blocking Big Brother with Senji Security

If your big brother is anything like mine, you’d want to stop him at all costs too. Well, Senji can’t...

Mangeia

Mostly Smooth Sailing with Mageia 5

Mandrake Roots Between 1999 and 2006 I worked for a little company called Electronics Boutique. It was a great place...

LinuxCON-ContainerCON

LinuxCON Kids’ day

Part of this year’s LinuxCON / ContainerCON in Toronto was a full day program called Kids’ Day. Its purpose was...

CPUMeter

Write Your Own CPU Meter in Bash

Here’s a fun little project that is a pretty good combination of array use and pattern manipulation. #!/bin/bash function get_mhz()...

emergencymode

Linux Emergency Mode Thoughts

I’ve broken a lot of things over the years. Quite a few of them out of curiosity. I remember in...

mainframe

A Proper Linux Workstation

Today Joshua writes: Can you give a walk-through of your current setup? The last I heard from LAS is that...

haiku

Everybody Should Be Haiku Writing

As many of my readers have probably figured out, I am a fan of the stuff that’s “out there.” You...

Ubuntu-Shifting

Ubuntu Shifting The Overton Window

We’ve talked for years about the killer app that will take the Linux desktop to the mainstream.  For some the...

snappy-cloud

A Snappy NextCloud Installation

NextCloud is a SAAS solution that creates a cloud hosted file/productivity server with features similar to DropBox and GoogleDrive. Thanks...

YT

Linux Mint Mate 18 or Ubuntu Mate 16.04

Today Bob writes: I am trying to decide between Ubuntu Mate 16.04 and Linux Mint Mate 18.0. I am moving...

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