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Which is the best text editor for Linux?

May 7th, 2008 | 15 Comments » Tags:

Real geeks use text editors. Even when they should be using a proper word processor. But not all geeks use the same text editor. We’re partial to Gedit for serious writing and Vim for short scripts. Tell us what makes your words work.

Which is the best Linux distro for new users?

April 24th, 2008 | 18 Comments » Tags:

Prompted by regular emails from readers asking which is the best distribution for first-time Linux users we’ve decided to open the question to all readers. What distro do you recommend to friends wanting to start using Linux? Tell us about it after the jump.

Snap survey: What OS are you running?

December 27th, 2007 | 2 Comments » Tags:

Tectonic readers are early-adopters and many of you have been running Linux on your work and home computers longer than we can claim to have been around. In fact, a good third of Tectonic readers are Linux users, well at least it was so last time we looked. That was a little while back, so […]