Has the Command Line Outstayed Its Welcome?

There are many topics that tend to come up in a recurring manner around water coolers throughout the Linux blogosphere, and not just the great “Year of” debate, either. No indeed, another shining example more than a little familiar to most of us who spend any time here is the much-abused command line — specifically, […]

Microsoft’s Linux Labors: A Signal of Defeat?

Such has been the joy in the Linux blogosphere over Red Hat’s ascendance to the billion-dollar sphere that it’s been difficult to imagine anything that could possibly top that excitement. But guess what? A new report from the Linux Foundation recently offered news that many consider equally momentous — and potentially just as encouraging for […]

OpenSUSE, Linus’ Daughter, and a Question of Security

There’s nothing like a rant to get the conversational ball rolling here in the Linux blogosphere, and if it can be a rant from Linus Torvalds himself, well, it doesn’t get much better than that. That, in fact, is just what last week afforded in the form of a Google+ post from the father of […]

Why the World Is Desperately Seeking Linux Talent

Well, it’s been another wild week here in the Linux blogosphere, with the news announcements coming so fast there’s scarcely been time for a cape-wearing champion of FOSS to catch her breath. There’s been particular excitement around Ubuntu for Android, of course, but that’s a topic for another day. Today, it’s time to give another […]

Windows 8 Secure Boot – or How Microsoft Is Riling Up the Linux Masses

What a difference a week makes. It was just the other day that Linux bloggers were celebrating the news from researcher Net Applications that desktop Linux had surged in popularity in recent months. Now, the mood in the blogosphere has plummeted once again as a result of the latest developments on the Windows 8 front. […]