Operating systems have changed significantly over the last few decades. From capabilities to release cycles to dependence on internet connectivity, the operating systems we use today are a far cry from those we used in the early 2000’s. In most… Continue Reading →
One of the common security mechanisms in modern operating systems is called sandboxing. This is where the operating system confines each app to its own “sandbox” so that it can’t affect the rest of the system. From a security standpoint,… Continue Reading →
My wife recently bought a new iPad Mini and gave me her old 6th generation iPad to play with. I was intrigued by the idea of a simple lightweight mobile device I could take on the go without the need… Continue Reading →
I recently acquired a few computers with valid Windows licenses. For a variety of reasons, I decided to try Windows 10 and see what state it’s in these days. Microsoft seems to have cozied up to open-source and a lot… Continue Reading →
For years, fans of the Linux OS have asked a simple question. Why isn’t Linux more popular? Many theories have been put forth. Some of them involve perceived failings in the Linux OS. Others involve software availability and support resources…. Continue Reading →
One thing I’ve grown accustomed to hearing over the years is that Linux is too difficult for the average user. Ten years ago, I would have agreed with this statement. But after some recent experiences with macOS and Windows 10,… Continue Reading →
Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away … Or maybe ten years ago in this galaxy … two main Linux desktop environments were dominant: GNOME and KDE. Sure, there were smaller segments of users who chose something like XFCE,… Continue Reading →
I came across an article the other day claiming that Linux had lost its way. I immediately wondered which “way” it happened to lose. It’s kind of a silly statement if you think about it. How do operating systems lose… Continue Reading →
Some Linux users are distribution hoppers. They’re kind of like church hoppers in that they are always upset about something vile this or that development team did. The grass is always greener until you get there. There will always be… Continue Reading →
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