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 […]

A Deep Dive Into The Wayland Protocol For Linux

We’re going to follow up with our dive into file systems in the last issue with a look at another very important component of Linux–the windowing system. This component is what controls graphical environments–like your favorite desktop environment or window manager–to hook into an agreed upon protocol to implement their functionalities. Though there have been […]

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 […]

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…

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 […]

Deepin 20 Reveals an Intriguing New Design

Whenever a discussion arises about the most aesthetically pleasing desktop for Linux, the Deepin Desktop Environment (DDE) is almost always at the head of the pack. The amount of detail and polish that the folks over at the Chinese-based Deepin Technology supply to the Qt-based “face” of their operation cannot be denied–with an air of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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++ [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 […]

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 12] with Uri Herrera of Nitrux OS

Hello and welcome to the twelfth 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 6, 2020 and ending Sunday, April 12, 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 10] with Thomas Castleman of Drauger OS

Hello and welcome to the tenth 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 23, 2020 and ending Sunday, March 29, 2020. This is not meant to be a deep dive into the different topics, but more like […]

Linux++ [Issue 9] with Carl Richell of System76

Hello and welcome to the ninth 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 16, 2020 and ending Sunday, March 22, 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 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 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 […]