A Murder Is Announced, but No Corpse Can Be Found

Linux Dead
Well, it looks like the “Death of Desktop Linux” story is back for another round. Yes, after countless debates and discussions of the topic ad nauseum over the years — the most recent being just a few short months ago, in fact — it recently reared its ugly head again, like a zombie that just won’t quit. The... more →
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The Linux desktop is dead

Linux is never going to catch up with Windows or Mac OS X in user popularity. It’s never going to show up as a common option from mainstream vendors. Why? Well there are a lot of reasons; but none of them have anything to do with its quality. I use desktop Linux distributions not because of some romantic attachment to free software... more →
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GNOME 3 released, ushers in an interesting amalgam of iOS and OS X

GNOME 3, after more than two years of development, has been released into the wild. GNOME 3 is not merely the logical successor of GNOME 2: it is an entirely new project, started from scratch, to create a “completely new, modern desktop designed for today’s users and technologies.” The best way to check out GNOME... more →
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