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December 21, 2012  10:41 AM

Some day we’ll all use cloud based desktops, right?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Desktop, VDI

Cloud-based desktop environments are on the rise. Give the popularity of Apple's iPad and the plethora of other tablets, sub-tablets (sorry, am I supposed to say mini tablets?), high end smartphones (thank you Nokia, yes I am having fun playing with the Lumia 920 you sent me to look at) and other...

November 18, 2011  10:43 AM

Desktop Linux with secure cloud functions, openSUSE 12.1 released

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Desktop, Gnome, Linux, opensuse, privacy, Security

The openSUSE project this week reached its version 12.1 release. This latest version of the Linux-based operating system has shipped with the GNOME 3.2 desktop shell, which is distinguished by its use of integrated messaging, a new document manager and a general all round squishing of bugs since...


March 18, 2011  11:18 AM

Superzapping desktop Linux for a 10x speed boost

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Desktop, kernel, Linux KERNEL, patch

Right at the end of last year, Linux developer Mike Galbraith created a patch just 233 lines long that was designed to improve the scheduler inside the Linux kernel. The result of this patch is intended to produce a reduction in latency for desktop versions of Linux. The superzapping effect of...


September 2, 2010  2:22 PM

Is 2010 the year that “Desktop Linux” finally evolved?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Desktop, laptop, Linux, Netbook

Some commentators have postulated the theory that 2010 really is the year that desktop Linux has come out of the shadows and started to fully evolve.

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August 10, 2010  10:21 AM

Canonical Widens Ubuntu Cloud Coverage With IBM DB2 Express-C

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, DB2, Desktop, IBM, Linux, Ubuntu

It's not often that you see a company's product 'brand' become better known than the company itself. So Heinz makes HP Sauce and even the Marmite Company makes Marmite. But Canonical acts as the company behind the


July 27, 2010  9:42 AM

The Laughing Gnome Linux Desktop Is Happy About LiMo

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Collaboration, Desktop, Linux, Mobile

The consortium of mobile industry players that make up the LiMo Foundation and the gurus behind the


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