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Linux Steam Marketshare Maintains Consistency: Could 2022 Actually be the "Year of the Linux Desktop"?

3 Sep 2021 3 minute read 3 comments LateToTheParty

When Linux officially hit 1% marketshare on Steam's July 2021 hardware survey, I was pretty ecstatic. For three years since Valve dropped a bombshell that was Steam Proton, the marketshare would show an upward trend, but not quite get there. I had th...

Microsoft Customers Prefer Linux on Azure Cloud

2 Sep 2021 2 minute read 4 comments Debesh Choudhury

Top 100 Microsoft Customers deploy Linux (not Windows) on Azure That is why Microsoft Azure loves Linux more than Windows!  This is not an overstatement but a hundred percent true. Former CEO of Microsoft Steve Ballmer had termed Linux as ‘a cancer’....

Could Windows 11 be Linux's Best Chance?

10 Aug 2021 4 minute read 3 comments LateToTheParty

When I wrote about Linux reaching 1% marketshare on Steam for the first time since the Steam Linux client launched back in 2013, I concluded my article with this phrase: This the best opportunity the Linux desktop has had since arguably Windows Vist...

Linux Hits 1% in Steam Marketshare: A Blip or A Sign of More to Come?

2 Aug 2021 5 minute read 2 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction: The Impossible Has Happened! Well, it has finally happened. Linux has reached 1% marketshare on Steam! In the July 2021 hardware survey, Linux marketshare rose by 0.11 percentage points to go from 0.89% to 1.00%. On top of that, statcou...

Discussion of what Linux Operating System to start with for someone trying Linux for the first time.

29 Jul 2021 1 minute read 5 comments TrekJunky

I've watched many videos, read many articles, regarding the subject above. Everyone seemed extremely happy with their first dip int the Linux world. They recommended Linux Mint the most because it's saving grace is that it comes with everything you m...

The Linux Gaming Conundrum: Proton vs. Native Linux Support

22 Jul 2021 6 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction: Proton is Great, but... Ever since Valve launched Steam Play Proton back in August 2018, it is undeniable that it enhanced the Linux gaming experience to a substantial degree. By simply enabling Proton for all games in the Steam setting...

Can Linux Gaming Finally Take the Next Step?

19 Jul 2021 5 minute read 2 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction When Valve launched the Steam Machine initiative back in 2015, it was doomed to fail. The Steam Machines were marketed as pre-built PC pre-installed with SteamOS that can imitate the console experience. However, limited to only games tha...

The Steam Deck Looks Incredibly Impressive For Its Hardware

16 Jul 2021 5 minute read 2 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction: A Switch Alternative? I like the Nintendo Switch. The hardware is decent for its form factor (though the Joycon drift is a serious issue) and its software library is incredibly strong. You get Nintendo's very impressive array of first p...

Linux vs Windows

7 Jul 2021 3 minute read 6 comments hypnoq

Introduction Everyone with a computer has used or at least heard of Windows: It is by far the most widely used desktop OS (73% by market share) and its main competitor, Mac OS, is far behind at 16% market share. However, people who are interested in...

Explore: Securing Your Financial independence

30 Jun 2021 7 minute read 11 comments ChildOfTheMany

If you are anything like me, security is important to you. In the world of digital assets, it has to be. Whether you are brand new, or a salty veteran of the crypto space. It's the line of defense against your finances and the world around you.  Ther...