extremetech.com: In the 21 years or so since its inception, Linux has gained some amazing enthusiast street cred, but failed time and again to enter the mainstream. This year, however, may afford it an opportunity it’s never had before: to gain the momentum necessary to join the big boys in the operating system world.
arstechnica.com: The prospect of the open source operating system attracting a rich ecosystem of proprietary DRM-encumbered computer games raises questions for Richard Stallman, who issued a statement outlining what he views as the positive and negative consequences of this development.
internetnews.com: There are some people that don't believe the Linux Desktop is relevant. I'm not one of them and apparently neither are hordes of security professionals that were at the recent Black Hat security conference.
debian.org: Welcome to this year's fifteenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community.
karimlalani.blogspot: We have 5 computers in our household. My mom and my wife use Kubuntu on their computers, while my dad and I have ArchLinux/KDE. I figured it was time to give another more beginner friendly Linux distribution a try.
- Book review: Ubuntu Made Easy
- News: Debian 8.0 "Jessie", OpenBSD on Secure Boot; DragonFly BSD live options; Fedora "Rawhide" status; Oracle Linux overview, interview with Mageia's Claire Robinson
- Questions and Answers: Changing desktop background from command line
- Released last week:
- Open source won
- Free open-source software: My take on its inexorable rise
- Linux Foundation Adds Antelink, Calxeda and Reaktor as New Members
- Valve, Linux and the Windows 8 'Catastrophe'
- Fresh eyes on Linux
- Red Hat and Canonical 'traitors' to open source for working with Microsoft
- Installing Linux on Windows 8 PCs: No easy answers
- Red Hat, Canonical accused of being traitors to the open sauce cause
- GNOME implodes - again
- GNOME’s Future: Open Source Desktop Interface In Doubt?
- Is GNOME “Staring into the abyss?”