Sorry for this belated post. Here is the final part of TechIQ’s five-part countdown, highlighting 50 trends and takeaways from the Ubuntu Live conference in Portland, Oregon. Some of the items are closely related to earlier portions of the list. Here we go… Continue reading
Category Archives: peripherals
HP, Dell: Time for An Ubuntu Printer Partnership
I finally took the time to connect my Hewlett-Packard PSC 2355 printer to my Dell Ubuntu PC. Finding the driver on the Web, installing it and activating the printer took only a few minutes. But the process is still much easier in the world of Windows XP. Here’s why. Continue reading
Ubuntu vs. Vista: What’s Easier to Install?
A debate is raging in many web forums: Which operating system is easier to install – Windows Vista or Ubuntu? Anyone who’s asking that question is missing the bigger picture.
Four Reasons to Avoid Ubuntu
I’ve spent recent days praising Ubuntu’s simplicity. My $1,400 investment in a screaming Dell machine running Ubuntu was money well spent. But I also realize Ubuntu won’t appeal to all users. In fact, I can think of at least four key reasons why many Mac and Windows users won’t want an Ubuntu PC. Here they are. Continue reading