On LinuxToday Yesterday
Yesterday, to my surprise, when I went to LinuxToday, I found that I had been aggregated! For those (like my wife) who don’t know what this means, it’s more or less the equivalent of a garage band being discovered and being invited to play at The Apollo. I’ve wanted to have my Linux-related blog posts […]
gNewSense 2.0 (deltah) Review
So gNewSense 2.0 came out a few days ago as the gNewSense crew is tracking Ubuntu LTS releases. Of course, the bad part is that there is no upgrade path from gNewSense 1.0 to 2.0. Ubuntu recommends upgrading by going from release to release so upgrading is not feasible (or is too hard for the […]
Ubuntu 8.04 Released Today!
Ubuntu 8.04, Hardy Heron will be released today. As the name implies, 8.04 will be Hardy because it is a Long Term Support (LTS) version. This means that for 18 months they will release security updates. What does that really mean? It means that if you like Ubuntu, but don’t feel like upgrading every six […]
Finally…evaluating the purpose of both Gobuntu and gNewSense
I’ve always been the first to jump to the defenses of people who love creating more distros and programs. After all, if everyone just stuck to the established distros we would never have had Ubuntu and perhaps Linux would still be just a curiousity to most. However, I just didn’t see the purpose in both […]