Experiences with Xubuntu 14.04

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Last month Canonical released version 14.04 of it’s well-known Ubuntu Linux distribution. The Trusty Tahr is a Long Term Service (LTS) release and carries 3 to 5 years of upgrades and support depending on which flavor (e.g. Unity, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Gnome) you choose. I’ve used Ubuntu almost exclusively in my small businesses since 2007, [...]

The clock is ticking… Windows XP is EOL in 34 days!

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If you’re still holding onto Windows XP, you’re not alone!  In fact, market share for Windows XP has actually ticked up slightly in the last month! Despite an EOL (End of Life) deadline looming just 34 days away, the 13-year-old Operating System (OS) still runs an astounding 29.53% share of desktop computers! If you’re still [...]

Transitioning to Xubuntu 12.04 – Updated!

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Introduction I’ve used Ubuntu Linux on my computers since 2007.  While no OS is perfect, Ubuntu has been a good fit for what I do and I can generally live with its shortcomings. After five years, I can say that switching to Ubuntu was a good deal for me and my business. I have better [...]