Linus Torvalds was not a happy man. He’s been using openSUSE Linux as his desktop Linux, he explained in a Google+ posting, “because it worked so well at install-time on the MacBook Air, but I have to say, I’ve had … Continue reading →
February 23, 2012
by sjvn01 Comments Off on Intel distributes LibreOffice, can Microsoft be pleased?
LibreOffice, the OpenOffice fork, is a very popular open-source office suite. But, while it has great support from Linux distributors, like openSUSE and Ubuntu, LibreOffice has never had a major corporate backer on the Windows side… until now. Intel is … Continue reading →
January 6, 2012
by sjvn01 Comments Off on Fedora, Mint, openSUSE, Ubuntu: Which Linux desktop is for you?
There are more interesting Linux desktop distributions to choose from than ever before. However, if you’re looking for major distros with a great deal of support, you’ll want to look at the big four: Fedora, Mint, openSUSE, and Ubuntu. Each … Continue reading →
May 22, 2011
by sjvn01 Comments Off on Where Novell & SUSE Linux goes from here
Attachmate’s purchase of Novell is done, and now we’re beginning to see it plans develop for the open-source power. First, and foremost, Attachmate is dividing up Novell’s programs into three nominally independent divisions. These are NetIQ, which gets Novell identity … Continue reading →