VMware touted its OpenStack distribution will enable smaller IT departments with "little or no OpenStack or Linux experience" to deploy an OpenStack cloud within minutes.
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Public PCs aren't safe, so what's a PC user to do? Carry a Linux distribution on a USB stick in their backpocket of course!
The PC industry worldwide sold 136 million desktop PCs last year, along with 160 million traditional notebooks driven by keyboards and touchpads. Those big numbers explain why Microsoft is feverishly improving the desktop experience for "the next iteration of Windows."
There have been recent reports of problems with Windows 8 Updates destroying Linux/Windows dual boot setups. My experience has been that, while there may be problems, they probably aren't as serious as some reports make them sound.
Installing Fedora and Mageia has been easy - but configuring UEFI Boot has been a nightmare
Experience really shows in this versatile Linux distribution
Variously called "B-Tree" or "Better" or even "Butter", here's what I found when I started to explore this 'fast-moving target' of a file system.
Linux is everywhere, except on traditional PCs. But when it comes to total platform domination, you can't beat Linux on supercomputers.
Samsung has been working to improve their Exchange email client and has it working on the Galaxy S4. They took a step back with the Note 3, but thankfully NitroDesk's TouchDown fills the void and offers enhanced experience.
The 300 prototypes will feature a variety of Intel processors and Nvidia graphics cards inside.
Look out Xbox, PS4, and Wii! The first of Valve's SteamOS Linux-powered gaming system prototypes will soon be in a few lucky users hands. Then, in 2014, multiple vendors will be selling Steam Machine PCs and gaming consoles.
The fall of the PC continues, as tablets triumph.
The latest numbers from NetMarketShare show that the PC market might be slowing, but it's not changing much. Windows 8 is growing its share as people replace their old PCs, and despite vocal threats, no one appears to have replaced their Windows PC with a Mac or Linux.
UEFI BIOS and Secure Boot work perfectly well with only Linux installed according to the experiments I have conducted on my own PC.
There are now two major ways to boot and install Linux on Windows 8 PCs, but soon they'll only be a single unified method.
With Windows 8 stumbling out of the gate and Google's Linux-powered Chromebooks gaining steam, Microsoft needs to dump Windows 8 for Windows 7 on PCs and the sooner the better.
Some Samsung laptops with UEFI will brick when you try to install Linux on them, others have problems, and the Linux Foundation is continuing to try to bring its fix for Windows 8 UEFI Secure Boot out.
It's still very hard to install Linux on Windows 8 PCs, and it's next to impossible to install Linux on Windows RT devices like the Microsoft Surface RT.
Well-known developer Matthew Garrett has just made it easier for Linux to boot on PCs locked down with Windows 8 Secure Boot.
Microsoft is seeking user-experience feedback from those who've bought Surface RT tablet/PCs.
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