LibreOffice, an office suite from the Document Foundation contains all the features you’d expect in an office suite, including (but not limited to) the ability to create text, spreadsheet, and presentation documents. So why aren’t more people using it? In this video, Jay discusses some of the unreasonable stigma LibreOffice suffers from. Is LibreOffice inferior to Microsoft Office? Well, Jay wrote an entire book with LibreOffice – and naturally, has some thoughts!
If you’re trying to get your foot in the door for an exciting career in Information Technology, what should you learn? There’s countless technologies out there, and you can’t learn them all. In this video, Jay discusses an unlikely source of information for what to learn – visiting job boards!
Obtaining a career in any IT field can sometimes be a competitive experience depending on how many other applicants there might be. But have you ever thought of using Github as a portfolio to make you stand out and increase your chances of receiving an offer? In this video, Jay discusses how Github can be the ultimate portfolio for getting a new job.
Ubuntu – the distribution that many members of the Linux community love to hate. But why? Is the hate warranted, or are people overreacting? In this video, I’ll give you my thoughts on some or the criticisms that Ubuntu faces nowadays.
DBcare is a new offering from TuxCare, which aims to help administrators avoid rebooting database servers by live-patching them. DBcare is currently in beta, and you can test it out right now. Last year, I had a chance to chat with Jim Jackson about DBcare, and we had a really good conversation about the project that’s still timely today, especially considering the beta test has recently opened up.