Most of the info here will have something to do with free and or open source software along with tips, how-to's and whatever else I run across which I feel may be useful.
I use Open Source for almost everything now. There is a lot of misinformation out there as to the difficulty of doing that, but I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it really is.
Right now I am running Linux as my working operating system and my total maintenance time has dropped to nearly nothing. Mostly clicking on a "install updates" button - which is usually completed by the time I refill my coffee.
If you have not tried Linux recently (or never) read these articles and see how things have changed.
- From ZD Net Summary: Enough is enough; you don’t need to be a tech. geek to use Linux. If my 79-year old mother-in-law can use the Ubuntu Linux desktop, anyone can.
- From Cnet Yes, my grandma can run Ubuntu Linux.
- From Everyday Linux User Analysis of the top 10 Linux operating systems.
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