Posts by Jacob Roecker

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....

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Overthinking Font Installation

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

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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...

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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,...

The Rumors Aren’t True

I was listening to my usual round of amazing Linux Podcasts this week (you know who you are) and one...

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Bacon and Linux

The first rule of bacon in my house is not to allow anything labeled bacon to enter the building. Real...

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Your Beard Doesn’t Intimidate Me Anymore!

Linux is a community environment.  Whether it’s the professionals over at RedHat, Canonical, and Suse or the guys who got...

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