You probably were not expecting this
It has been the time of year again when Linux fanboys emerge from their dust-filled server rooms to declare that 2022 might be the year that their favourite operating system will replace Windows on the desktop.
2022 is the year of Linux on the desktop
After years of complaints that the reason people had to stick with Windows was there were no games for Linux, Steam has released figures which say that 75 percent of the top 1,000 games run on Linux now, and the figure is even higher, at 80 percent, for the top 100 games.
LibreOffice replaces Microsoft Office
The north-German state of Schleswig-Holstein plans to switch to open-source software, reports Mike Saunders from LibreOffice.
They are leaving Gnome after being a gnome for so many years
System76's Pop!_OS Linux distribution already has their own "COSMIC" desktop that is based on GNOME but apparently it has had enough and wants to move to a Rust-based desktop.
2022 could be the year of Linux on the Desktop
With Windows 11 out as stable and the initial round of updates coming out, benchmarks are starting to compare the new OS with what is out there.
A headline that 20 years ago was unthinkable
Software King of the World Microsoft has joined forces with LF Energy, a Linux Foundation nonprofit working to accelerate the energy transition of the world's grids and transportation systems through open source.
Still not on the desktop but not even Steve Ballmer saw this day coming
On August 25, 1991, Linus Torvalds, then a student at the University of Helsinki in Finland, sent a message to the comp.os.minix newsgroup soliciting feature suggestions for a free Unix-like operating system he was developing as a hobby.
Supported by that great peace-maker and diplomat Linus Torvalds
One does not normally expect to see IT’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds taking a diplomatic role, but he seems to be taking such a stance in the case of Paragon.
Enhance Steam Play
AMD and Valve are working on CPU frequency/power scaling improvements to enhance the Steam Play gaming experience on modern AMD platforms running Linux.
And it has proudly shown it off
The days when Microsoft CEO, the shy and retiring Steve Ballmer, called Linux cancer on the software industry, are really dead and buried – Vole now has its own Linux distribution which it is even telling people about.