Is AMD Really The Golden Child Of Linux?

Being realistic about our hardware recommendations is critical, but we so often brush it off because we want to support the underdog or satisfy our philosophical cravings…

There’s Something Different About AMD’s Radeon RX 6000 GPU

Nvidia recently unveiled its RTX 3000 series and the internet hype train is choo-chooing its way full speed ahead for an initial September 17 launch. Not about to have its thunder completely stolen, AMD is starting to tease its upcoming RX 6000 series GPUs, and our first glimpse immediately reveals a welcome feature. What you’re […]

MX Linux 19.1 – Advanced Hardware Support Edition On the AMD Ryzen 3900X

In this video we take a look at MX Linux AHS (Advanced Hardware Edition) ISO. This specific version of MX opens up support for more up to date hardware enablement stack for hardware like AMD GPU’s in the Debian based distro MX.

Solus Budgie 4.1 Review On AMD Ryzen Lenovo Thinkpad Flex 14

In this video we try out the amazing Solus 4.1 rolling distro on the incredible Lenovo Thinpad Flex. This is my absolute favorite AMD Ryzen based laptop of 2019 and you know I’ve tested a lot of them.

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex (AMD) Review – An Awesome Convertible Laptop!

This is my all time favorite AMD based laptop of 2019. It’s sleek, stylish, powerful and you can fold it…that’s right, you can fold it. Everything you need built into one laptop and you’re going to be blown away at the incredible Linux support. In this video we take a look at all the great […]

Restic Backups, A Flexible & Powerful Backup Solution

The backup solution space is crowded. There are a multitude of applications, commands, and methodologies that are available. Choosing the right one is a daunting task that can definitely leave your head spinning. After having tried a few of the options out there, I have settled with Restic and here’s why. First and foremost, Restic […]

Thelio Mega From System76: The World’s Smallest Quad-GPU Workstation

System76 launched their latest product and it is a BEAST! The latest addition to their line up is the Thelio Mega and I know you’re thinking “the original Thelio was nice but why can’t I have 4 GPUs in it”? Now You Can! The Thelio Mega is the world’s smallest Quad-GPU desktop workstation and while […]

Linux++ [Issue 24] with Eric the IT Guy of Red Hat and Sudo Show

Hello and welcome to the twenty-fourth edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the time period starting Friday, September 11, 2020 and ending Monday, September 28, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more […]

NVIDIA to Purchase ARM in Unprecedented Acquisition

Well, it appears the rumors were true. NVIDIA has purchased Arm Holdings Inc., the company behind the now-popular ARM Reduced Instruction Set (RISC) CPU architecture, in an unprecedented 40 billion dollar acquisition deal officially announced on Monday, September 14, 2020. Though not a massive surprise since rumors had been circulating about the possibility of an […]

Birth of the Open Source Security Initiative

The Linux Foundation has been an instrumental organization for open-source software all around the world, including paying the man with the plan — Linus Torvalds — to work full time on the development of our favorite operating system kernel. However, the Foundation isn’t really about promoting open-source software — its about building partnerships with the top enterprise organizations that rely on […]

Linux++ [Issue 23] with Sean Rhodes of Star Labs Systems

Hello and welcome to the twenty-third edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the time period starting Tuesday, August 11, 2020 and ending Thursday, September 10, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more […]

Linux Kernel 5.8 Released

If you were to ask any knowledgeable Linux enthusiast what the most impactful kernel version was, many would reply with favorites like 2.6 or 4.2 (and they could be right in their own way!). Even though both of those releases were massive (with 2.6 taking several years to complete), there is a new largest kernel […]

Serpent OS: A Truly Modern Linux Distribution

Not everyone in the Linux community has heard of Ikey Doherty. Ikey is an extremely talented programmer from the Republic of Ireland that has done some great work on Linux distributions in the past. Ikey began the Evolve OS project in 2013 as well as his new desktop environment that he wanted to keep fairly […]

Linux++ [Issue 21] with Rudra Saraswat of Ubuntu Unity Remix

Hello and welcome to the twenty-first edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the time period starting Sunday, June 21, 2020 and ending Sunday, July 12, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more […]

Linux Mint 20 “Ulyana” Released – This is What’s New

Well, after a bit of drama over the last few weeks, the Linux Mint team has released their highly-anticipated Linux Mint 20, codenamed “Ulyana”. Based on the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS release that came out earlier this year, Ulyana comes with quite a few improvements over its predecessors. Linux Mint is available in several desktop flavors […]

openSUSE Leap 15.2 Released

The openSUSE project has long been a shining example of how an enterprise Linux solution can be implemented into a free and open source operating system for users who are using desktops or small systems, without the need for official, paid support. The project started in October 2005 as a beta release for SUSE‘s official […]

Linux++ [Issue 20] with Cassidy James Blaede of elementary OS

Hello and welcome to the twentieth (!) edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the time period starting Monday, June 1, 2020 and ending Saturday, June 20, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but […]

Linux Kernel 5.7 Released

Well, it’s another month and with it another upgrade to the Linux kernel, this time version 5.7. This upgrade has a significant amount of updates, additions, and fixes included and is way too extensive for full coverage in this format. Therefore, I will try to sum up the features that I find to be most […]

Linux++ [Issue 19] with Ryan DasGeek of DLN

Hello and welcome to the nineteenth edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the week starting Monday, May 25, 2020 and ending Sunday, May 31, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more like […]

Linux++ [Issue 18] with Dustin Krysak of Ubuntu Budgie

Hello and welcome to the eighteenth edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the week starting Monday, May 18, 2020 and ending Sunday, May 24, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more like […]

Linux++ [Issue 16] with Philip Müller of Manjaro

Hello and welcome to the sixteenth edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the week starting Monday, May 4, 2020 and ending Sunday, May 10, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more like […]

Linux++ [Issue 15] with Douglas Berdeaux of WeakNet Labs

Hello and welcome to the fifteenth edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the week starting Monday, April 27, 2020 and ending Sunday, May 3, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more like […]

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Arrives, This is What’s New!

Ubuntu is back with a brand new release! Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Focal Fossa, has pounced on the Linux world bringing a slew of new features and improvements to enjoy. In this article, I’m going to show you whats new in this latest version of Ubuntu 20.04 and highlight the most exciting aspects of this release. […]

Linux++ [Issue 13] with Bryan Poerwoatmodjo of EndeavourOS

Hello and welcome to the thirteenth edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the week starting Monday, April 13, 2020 and ending Sunday, April 19, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more like […]

Linux++ [Issue 11] with Aleix Pol i Gonzàlez of KDE

Hello and welcome to the eleventh edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the week starting Monday, March 30, 2020 and ending Sunday, April 5, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more like […]

Linux++ [Issue 8] with Joshua Strobl of Solus

Hello and welcome to the eighth edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the week starting Monday, March 9, 2020 and ending Sunday, March 15, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more like […]

Linux++ [Issue 7] with Georges Stravracas of GNOME

Hello and welcome to the seventh edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the week starting Monday, March 2, 2020 and ending Sunday, March 8, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more like […]

Linux++ [Issue 4] with Michael Mikowski of Kubuntu Focus

Hello and welcome to the fourth edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the week starting Monday, February 10, 2020 and ending Sunday, February 16, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more like […]

Linux++ [Issue 3] with Jonathan Riddell of KDE

Hello and welcome to the third edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the week starting Monday, February 3, 2020 and ending Sunday, February 9, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more like […]

Linux++ [Issue 2] with Eric Adams of DLN

Hello and welcome to the second edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the GNU/Linux world. This issue covers the week starting Monday, January 27, 2020 and ending Sunday, February 2, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more like […]

Linux++ [Issue 1]

Hello and welcome to the first edition of Linux++, a weekly dive into the major topics, events, and headlines throughout the Linux world. This issue covers the week starting Monday, January 20, 2020 and ending Sunday, January 26, 2020. However, since this is the first issue, I may cover some important topics that happened prior […]

Is It Time To Embrace The Future With Wayland?

Since the start of the Linux desktop X Window System has been in place and that means it’s become a bit unwieldy and full of paper cuts. In technology years it has aged to the point of belonging in a museum and is in desperate need of an overhaul. Thankfully, there is a replacement for […]