Too bad Averill was away cruising the Mediterranean. We test drove Pear OS 8 an elegant Ubuntu/Debian derivative that has a desktop display resembling the Mac. So far I’m impressed with this one and you might be too.
I updated our Linux 101 Class status and had a sample of the Tuesday presentation for the General Meeting. Paul brought a live version of Bodhi Linux we viewed and we went through the list of makeuseof Best Linux offerings.
We were so busy we did not get to these November Links:
- Cyber-Attacks: Where Are They Coming From? And Where Are They Going? Cyber-attacks have become commonplace in the connected world. Reports disclose where attacks are coming from…
- The Navy’s newest warship is powered by Linux The USS Zumwalt: a floating data center—armed with missiles and robot guns.
- Lubuntu 13.10 – Perfect for netbooks? Lubuntu 13.10 is lightweight and highly customisable. It is perfect for a netbook? Review.
- Should Linux be used to replace Windows XP on older hardware? Should Linux replace Windows XP?
- The Halloween Documents: Microsoft’s Anti-Linux Strategy 15 Years Later It’s been 15 years since leaked memos revealed Microsoft’s anti-Linux and open source strategy. Here’s how it failed.
- Edit PDF Files With Master PDF Editor in Linux Master PDF Editor is complete solution for view, print and edit PDF and XPS files.
- Microsoft makes $2B a year on Android patents So, who needs Windows?
- Find System Information With ScreenFetch Tool A nice tool to help find system information about Linux systems I’m using.
- Low-end laptops:The rise of the Chromebook Some people are still in denial about the rise of the Linux operating system with the Chrome Web browser interface, Chrome OS, and its hardware: the Chromebooks. Experts say, it’s the one segment of the PC market that’s growing while everything else shrinks.