"Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he."
-- Proverbs 29:18, King James Bible (KJV)

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

A Tectonic Shift in the Computer Landscape? Linux Open Source Operating System Rising as a Serious Workstation Desktop Alternative

We have been looking recently for an alternative computer desktop solution to escape the destructive self-serving privacy-invading data-mining and other-focused unilateral decadence that in the last few years seems to have engulfed the major players in the digital industries, to the great detriment of PC users.

We are pleased to read that Linux is rising as a serious open source operating system alternative for home laptop and workstation desktops.

Big-time player Lenovo has announced extensive Linux support and Linux preinstallation on Lenovo laptops and desktops (Red Hat, Ubuntu). That is a strong sales argument for anyone looking to buy a new desktop and reclaiming his or her own data territory and content.

TechRepublic has the story by Owen Hughes of Open Source at 'The world is really changing': Why Linux on desktop is taking a sudden leap forward.

"This is a tectonic shift in the landscape" writes Jack Wallen in What Lenovo's recent announcement means for Linux and the open source community.

However, Wallen adds an important caveat -- will users buy Linux?

That remains to be seen.

Will our new laptop be a Lenovo because of the Linux pre-installment?
It is possible.

P.S. This article about Linux and Lenovo is NOT an ad or any other kind of paid publication but is rather our own non-remunerated opinion.