Attention Hospitals: Use Linux!

I’ve been pretty quiet lately, and there’s a good reason for this. One Wednesday, my 28 week pregnant wife went into labor. She went in for a checkup because her Braxton Hicks contractions (false contractions) were really bothering her, and she was informed that they weren’t exactly Braxton Hicks. She was admitted the the hospital … [Read more…]

Welcoming FOSS Advocates!

EDIT: THEY’RE LIVE! Go check them out at http://fossadvocates.org ———————————————————————————————————————————————————-   Today on Google+, a good friend of mine had a big announcement. Since he put it in better words than I can conjure, I’m just going to steal his post and paste it here. WE’RE READY TO LAUNCH! Hey guys, Myself and the rest … [Read more…]

Distributions: The Evolution of Linux

  Having recently said goodbye to two really great distributions in Cinnarch (reborn as Antergos) and Fuduntu (replaced by FuSE Cloverleaf Linux), I was shocked at the number of people that still think there are too many Linux distributions out there. While I was sad to see these two great distributions go, I’m excited for what … [Read more…]

More Apple Demands

With it’s most recent step in the ongoing Apple vs. Samsung debacle, Apple has made a surprising demand. From Google. Charlie Osborne over at ZDNet had a pretty good run down of Apple’s demands. My thoughts, both the court and Google should tell Apple to go to hell. Know what Open Source Is? First of … [Read more…]

The State of Gaming on Linux

I’ve never been much of a gamer honestly, so how games were doing in Linux really never mattered much to me. When World of Warcraft came out, my entire department bought it and started a guild, so of course I did too. Fade to black… time passes. I wrote this article last year about how … [Read more…]

Customize with Conky

A while back, I started playing around with conky. It’s a really cool piece of software that lets you do some truly amazing things. It ties in tightly with lua, so if you’re familiar with it, you’re already a step ahead of me. conky lets you add all sorts of information to your desktop. You … [Read more…]