A VPS is just an Internet-connected computer. "Virtual" means it may not be an actual physical computer, but a virtualized host, one of many, each running as if it were a real computer.
I did not know that and I bet, almost no one here on
I mean, PLAINTEXT passwords AND publicly available on their FTP.
Does he/still have the job?
still LibreOffice looks like Office 97.
What is wrong with that?
It looks outdated for new linux users. I like it because is simple, but for people coming from a windows world, it looks just "old". I think it does not help to adopt linux users.
... it will never be the Year of Linux in the Desktop.
I'd LOVE to use linux in the Desktop always (I love the Open Source philosophy) however, this kind of things make it hard.
Now what? Ubuntu users moving AGAIN to another distro? Mint? I do not know.
KDE/GNOME/Unity/X11/Mate/Cinnamon/LXDE/etc/etc/etc and still LibreOffice looks like Office 97.
I've decided a while ago to stay with debian, even if it does not look that "eye candy". Anyway, I'm old enough to not care at all if my desktop can not spin like a cube.
If someone cares about Linux in the Desktop, please stop this. Ubuntu is too popular between linux newbies, do not disappoint them. Please.
Quite off topic but I can't help to say it: it's amazing how Apple, in the iPhone5 video, mentions the new connector as a new feature, and as if it was a gift from God, they say that it's reversible.
We can not deny they're marketing genius, the way they do those videos with Jony Ive and the other guy acting skills describing characteristics already in other devices as a incredible step in technology history, like LTE.
"We've created the new, much smaller lightning connector." Wow, what would this world be without it?
"And we made it reversible, so it fits either way." Thanks for explaining me that it fits either way, when I heard reversible, I did not catch it.
(My karma went from "Excellent" to "Good" recently, don't be so hard, please).
I'd love to use linux in my Desktop and apart from the Office Suite, in my case, I know I could use linux the whole day at work. But with Libre/Open Office is impossible.
The very simple reason that the documents you receive does not even still look the same as the original, it's something a manager of a company can not tolerate.
I'm not at all an Apple lover, I'm even one of those that for any reason would use an iPhone and I've sticked to Andorid, but I have to admit that my life is easier since I've got a Macbook pro. I'd love to use a Linux instead, I mean it, but at work I simply can not.
Indeed I am. I mean: getting a Blue Screen of Death in a computer is just a matter of reboot, but I'm afraid that rebooting a nuclear reactor could bring some unexpected behavior.
"Probably the best operating system in the world is the [operating system] made for the PDP-11 by Bell Laboratories." - Ted Nelson, October 1977