Posts by Jacob Roecker

adobe

Does Adobe Hate Linux?

As the press prepares to cover the release of Ubuntu 17.04, it should be clear in the tech industry just...

libreoffice

LibreOffice 5.3 – Freedom Meets Functionality

Freedom to create with code is not the same as the freedom to create a specific product. Sometimes the freedom...

KDE Neon

The Novelty of KDE Neon

The good folks at KDE managed to engage a market of Linux desktop users underserved by other distribution models. Or,...

2016 was the Best Year for Linux

2016 was unequivocally Linux’s best year yet. It’s on more devices than ever before and more secure than ever before....

Over Thinking Installing Fonts Title

Overthinking Font Installation

If you overthink a problem, you’re bound to make it harder than it needs to be. My experience with Linux...

project

Attributes of Effective Project Managers

In most work spaces, individuals are at least partially motivated by their salary to contribute to the project for which...

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...

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...

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...

The Merits of the Open Source Philosophy

Tonight, I sent my fourteen year old daughter a sample from the book “Libertarianism For Beginners.”  If she likes it,...

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