Pulling an Apple? (Score: 1)

by in Microsoft may open source Windows on 2015-04-10 10:50 (#6S8V)

I think they'll either follow Apple by open sourcing some very low levels parts of the OS while keeping the rest of the stack proprietary, or open sourcing a cut-down Windows RT for Raspberry Pi or some such.

"The Desktop Panel style interface is extremely expected." (Score: 2, Insightful)

by in Lunduke says the LXDE Desktop is "Nothing to write home about" on 2014-10-24 20:56 (#2TPA)

I don't know if it's a troll, but it is terribly written. Seems he had real trouble padding it up to 500 words.

I really envy Mac users and their Ars Technica OSX reviews. Are there any Linux reviewers that can match that level of detail and writing quality?

Re: Tsk.... Microsoft Word... WordPerfect... (Score: 1)

by in Escape from Microsoft Word on 2014-10-23 02:40 (#2TM2)

As a Microsoft Word replacement I'd recommend LyX instead of writing LaTeX directly.