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August 22, 2013
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The first rule of choosing a desktop Linux distribution: User, know thyself

On a regular basis I use five different Linux different distributions. Over the decades, I’ve used pretty every much every major Linux distribution out there… and I haven’t even touched more than 10% of all available Linux distributions. If I, … Continue reading

August 20, 2013
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Which Web browser crashes the most?

Sauce Labs, an Internet software testing and development company, specializes in automated testing for mobile and Web applications by delivering a test environment that accommodates over 150 browsers, operating systems, and device platforms. In the course of all that testing … Continue reading

August 11, 2013
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Canonical will win even if Ubuntu Edge doesn’t make its $32 million

Canonical , Ubuntu‘s parent company, made a bet. It wagered that there were enough visionaries out there to crowd-source 32-million dollars for the first Linux-powered combination smartphone/PC, the Ubuntu Edge. It seems that the company will lose that wager, but … Continue reading