FOSDEM Distributions Developer Room: Call for Participation

Once again, FOSDEM will have a cross-distribution miniconference on 1 & 2 February 2014. We’d like to invite submissions of talks, Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions, or round-table discussions from any interested representatives of Linux distributions or individuals who have a topic of interest related to Linux distributions. Proposals should be submitted through the […]

A Response I’d Never Like to Hear or See Again: “Just Don’t Use X”

Let me say this up-front. I’m guilty of this myself. I’ll own it, I’ve said variations of this about plenty of technologies or services. Someone complains about a mobile OS, “oh, don’t use that. Use [insert speaker’s favorite mobile OS here].” Someone complains about Windows/Mac/Linux, “simple, just use [Windows|Mac|Linux] and your problem goes away.” Someone […]