Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) is much Improved & Enjoyable to Use

My experience with operating systems has always been neutral or frustrating however after checking out Ubuntu 14.04, I am beginning to feel differently. I found Unity wasn't to my liking in the previous two releases but this time round, I understand what it is trying to achieve.I have always liked Ubuntu and used it on … Continue reading Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) is much Improved & Enjoyable to Use

Only 2 per cent of professionals working in FOSS are Women

Women working in FOSS According to the UN "Only 2 per cent of professionals working in FOSS are women, compared to 28 per cent in proprietary software." They find this so problematic that they've, through UNESCO, have set up a community working on gender equality in FOSS. So, is it good that there are so … Continue reading Only 2 per cent of professionals working in FOSS are Women

FOSS ended up Garbage: Linux Enviornments KDE & GNOME.

Back in the turn of the millennium, Linux was the mean & lean new player in the OS field. Windows 98SE and Windows XP both suffered from catastrophical stability issues. When Windows XP hit the markets in 2001 it was barely usable. It wasn't until the SP2 it got its act together. Nobody really gave … Continue reading FOSS ended up Garbage: Linux Enviornments KDE & GNOME.

Must Read Books about FOSS/Linux

On Weekends I've nothing to do than promoting FOSS/Linux, explaining it to every other user out there. Since weekend is the only time that I promote FOSS, here a list of scooped up books for you to get started.You can start from here:                                    The Story of an Accidental Revolutionary. Linux Torvalds and David Diamond. The Cathedral & … Continue reading Must Read Books about FOSS/Linux

JNTU should adopt FOSS/ Swtich to Linux

The university, and all publicly funded institutions, should switch to free and open-source computer software. This means the university, where possible, would switch to a Linux operating system instead of Microsoft Windows (desktop and server), and free software like LibreOffice instead of Microsoft Office. Not only would the university save money on software, there is … Continue reading JNTU should adopt FOSS/ Swtich to Linux