For far too long I’ve settled with Twitter’s website when I was using my desktop computer. This is because the universal social programs for linux (e.g. Gwibber and Pidgin) always looked sloppy and cluttered to me. I put effort into maintaining a certain chi on my desktop and I wanted something that matched my theme. Eventually, I opted for Tweet Deck, which had more features and a clean look but it required me to use the Chrome web browser and to have Chrome open in order to access Twitter. I prefer to use the open-source Firefox browser. Read more…
If you don’t know what Fedora is, it’s a flavor of the Linux operating system. My preferred flavor. Why? Well, that’s a whole new conversation there, but I’ll graze over the basics. Read more…
A few months ago I got the idea to try out Arch Linux. I had heard so much about it, and still do. My experience was a complete nightmare. Took forever to get installed, then once installed, I had no sound, the system was unresponsive and clunky and just didn’t work.
So now I decided to give Arch a retry by proxy. Manjaro Linux, based on Arch, looked exciting and promised to take most of the headaches out of an arch install.
Manjaro delivers on its promises. Easy install, hardware worked out of the box, but just not my cup of tea. I still fail to see what is so exceptional about Arch Linux.
So I’ve taken this opportunity to download Fedora 20 Alpha and test it out. We’ll see, but either way once again I return to my beloved Fedora.
- ‘Longmire’ Coming To A Close Is The Sad End Of An Era
- College Tells Police They Can’t Use Campus Bathrooms
- You Can Save $260 On The Most Popular Nailer And $70 On The Most Popular Air Compressor
- The Air Force Is Throwing Money At Pilots To Stay, But It’s Not Working
- Ohio Supreme Court Justice ‘Getting Right With God’ After Flaunting His 50 Sexual Escapades
- First-year Judicial Nominations on Pace to Overtake Reagan
- “Progressives” Surprised to Find Women are Attracted to Manly or Well Off Men
- CBS, PBS Suspend Veteran Journalist Charlie Rose Over Sexual Harassment Allegations
- MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt: Attack on Rand Paul “One of My Favorite Stories”
- Trump Administration Member Vented About the President’s Intellect at a Private Dinner
- Merkel says she would prefer new elections over minority govt
- Theresa May failed to raise Lauri Love ‘hacker’ extradition case with Donald Trump – campaigners
- Hundreds of fans kneel outside stadium to support protesting NFL players
- Nebraska regulators approve Keystone XL pipeline
- Sexually abused Yarl’s Wood detainee condemns UK for locking up most vulnerable
- SparkyLinux 4.7 "Tyche" Out Now with Latest Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" Updates
- MKVToolNix 18.0.0 Open-Source MKV Manipulation App Adds Performance Improvements
- SuperTuxKart Racing Game Now Available on Android, New Release Adds Many Changes
- Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.35 with Support for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Solus
- BlackArch Linux Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing OS Drops 32-Bit Support
A Libertarian Case for Net Neutrality
As a libertarian you may be uneasy with the concept of net neutrality. Like me, you feel inexplicably drawn to this neutrality but feel guilty for it. You think to yourself, “I’m a free-market libertarian, by God! Regulation is wrong! Why is my instinct betraying me?” It’s because we don’t live in perfect world. We live in an economy that is far from free and is infested with government regulations and corporate manipulation. The internet service industry is a picturesque example of this.
House Passes ‘buffett Rule Act’ Allowing Rich to Pay More
House passes law allowing anyone to pay more taxes if they want to. Logically you would think this would solve the issue but i don’t think anyone actually expects this to satisfy anyone.
Source: Big Government