Distro Spoiled

 

opensuse raptorFor the last couple of weeks, I have been test driving another Linux distro for fun.  And, it has been fun!  You don’t realize how nice you have something until you throw it up against something else!  The same holds true for Operating Systems.

For the last couple of weeks I’ve been driving openSUSE 13.1’s equivalent of SID basically.  It is their same concept as Debian’s with the unstable SID branch.  I do not have a bad word to say about it.  The ISO I used was the KDE live build read more

Confessions of a VSIDO Tester!

vsido_banner_by_lwfitzI’ve been working on a Linux project for over a year now.  OK, first confession here, it hasn’t been work.  Actually, I was lucky enough to have been the third individual to fully install and begin this testing process.  Since “The Beginning”, a few have fallen by the wayside.  Life happens.  For those of us still participating in the adventure that has become VSIDO, this has been a whale of a ride!  It has been truly reassuring to see that Linux really is a community driven project.  One that doesn’t have to fear the fickle decision making process of a Corporate board of directors concerned only with dollar signs, and bottom lines.

Over the past two months, version 2 of VSIDO, codename Velociraptor has been released.  At the same time, the user base has read more