I’m always being asked “what version of Linux should I install on my netbook?” Here are Linux.com’s current suggestions.
Five Best Linux Netbook OSes – for Now | Linux.com http://www.linux.com/news/embedded-mobile/netbooks/308465:five-best-linux-netbook-oses-for-now
…Nice little post about using sudo
There are two ways to run administrative applications in Linux. You can either switch to the super user (root) with the su command, or you can take advantage of sudo. How you do this will depend upon which distribution you use. Some distributions enable the root user (such as Fedora, Red Hat, openSuSE), while some do not (such as Ubuntu and Debian). There are pros and cons for each. Complete Article
Linux is often portrayed by the mainstream tech media as being a geek OS. That is not user friendly and presents a large learning curve for users looking to switch from Windows. Here’s a post of one Linux user’s view on that perception.
We’ve been hearing for some time now that virtualization is the way of the future. Virtualization, however, potentially presents certain security risks for IT professionals whose job it is to manage and secure an organizations infrastructure. Read the article in the link below and be prepared to discuss the pros and cons of relying on virtualized infrastructure vs physical infrastructure.
Need proof that Linux is making strides in the mainstream and coming closer to being a consumer OS? Take a look at this post from TechCentral about cell provider Vodacom’s release of an Ubuntu powered netbook.
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