Latest from Adrian Kingsley-Hughes
Adding new features to Linux has not affected core performance
Phoronix has published the results of a series of benchmark tests on the past five years worth of Linux kernels, from Linux 2.6.12 through to Linux 2.6.37 (dev) releases. The results show that on the whole, new features have not bloated the OS or hit performance.
Five April Fools' Day-esque headlines I wish were true
Today, in case you need reminding, is April Fools' Day. If someone hasn't already tried to ensnare you in some practical joke or hoax, keep looking over your shoulder, because it's a-coming.The web is a breeding ground for gags, and I expect that many of the sites that I visit will try to pull some kind of stunt. Some will be good, but mostly they'll be lame.Rather than subject you to more foolery, I thought that I'd compile a short list of April Fools' Day-esque headlines I wish were true. Alas, sadly, they are not.
The key to getting more Windows users to switch to Linux
Over the weekend I came to the conclusion that the reason why more Windows users aren't switching to Linux is the shortage of good information out there on the web for Linux newbies. If there are sites hosting good information out there, they sure aren't appearing on the first couple of Google results pages.