Canonical and Microsoft To Join Forces on New UI

April 1, 2012 by · 3 Comments
Filed under: FOSS, humor, linux, Ubuntu, windows 

Recognizing that the dawn of the Post PC Era is upon us, Microsoft and Canonical (the corporate sponsor behind Ubuntu Linux) have both determined that they need to make a major move to challenge Apple's iOS and Google's Android in the mobile device space. After deciding that it's best not to go it alone, Canonical and Microsoft announced today that they are forming a joint venture to develop their next generation of user interface. Read more

Three More Reasons Not To Use Linux

September 20, 2009 by · 2 Comments
Filed under: humor, linux, opinion 

Last week I read a half-witted blog post citing "3 Reasons why we shouldn't use Linux". I've got one tip for TechBirdy, the blog author.

sudo apt-get a clue

TechBirdy's reasons are either borne out of complete ignorance, or from a desire to spread pure FUD. Read more

Ubuntu Makes It To Primetime

July 31, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: news, Ubuntu 

Ubuntu is Goode

Tonight is the first time I caught the new animated comedy TV show, The Goode Family on ABC. The Goode Family was created by Mike Judge of Beavis and Butthead, Office Space, and King of The Hill fame. The ultra-liberal, vegan, Goode family have an adopted son who is a white South African named Ubuntu! They do mispronounce is as You-bun-too, but it's cool none the less. Read more

Microsoft to Release Windows Linux!

March 4, 2009 by · 7 Comments
Filed under: linux, news, windows 

I was looking today at the packaging of my new Sabrent 3.5" internal card reader and noticed something very interesting on the front of the box. There is a series of gold dots on the front of the package listing the compatible operating systems. Read more