Why Linux Isn’t on Your Computer

The simplest reason that your computer probably has Windows on it is because everyone else’s does, too. It’s called ubiquity. And Microsoft has it. I do not think Microsoft is inherently evil. I do think it is a monopoly. But, in a way, that is to be...

Site Overhaul!

In an effort to make the site a little nicer, easier to read and visit, or at least make printing a little less ink intensive, we’ve totally overhauled the design of the site! Ok- not utterly overhauled, but we did quite a bit. In addition to a very abrupt...

Dealing with Errors When You Go To Mount a Drive

If you’re getting an error that the drive cannot be mounted and it says that smbmount must be installed suid root to enable direct user mounts, this is the tip for you. What is happening is that you have correctly pointed Linux to what you want to mount and...