Travis Rose


Hi, I'm M Travis Rose, a contributor to FOSS Linux. I have over thirty years of experience in the IT arena, at least fifteen of which has been working with Linux. I enjoy converting existing Windows users to the wonderful world of Linux. I guess you could call me a Linux-evangelist. Long live Linux!

Latest Articles

6 Best Linux Distros for Programmers and Developers

Linux distros have long been a favorite among programmers since the rise in popularity of the OS in the nineties. Programmers are technical by nature, and Linux distros appeal to that technical nature. Let's discuss why Linux is a great desktop OS for programmers and developers, and find out best distros suitable for them.

Manjaro Linux 18.1.0 ‘Juhraya’ officially released, here are new features

Just a week after Manjaro announced that they would soon be a company, they officially released their latest distro, Manjaro 18.1.0 'Juhraya,' to the delight of Linux enthusiasts worldwide.

Ubuntu 19.10 to use LZ4 compression to boot even faster

After extensive testing on a variety of compression options on the Ubuntu installation image, Canonical engineers determined that the LZ4 decompression method provided a most appreciable gain in speed.

Manjaro Linux takes it to the next level

Manjaro is taking their popular Linux distro to the next level with the creation of a separate business entity, Manjaro GmbH & Co. KG,

How to install Manjaro 18.04 on Oracle VirtualBox 6.0

This article drives you through setting up Manjaro Linux distro on VirtualBox. It's an Arch-based Linux OS using the XFCE desktop environment for its flagship variant, so it is abnormally lightweight for a Linux OS, an excellent characteristic for any VM

How to install VirtualBox on MX Linux

This guide will walk you through the process of installing Oracle's VirtualBox on an MX Linux computer. VirtualBox is actively being developed and has a growing list of features, frequently released versions, and a vibrant, helpful, and friendly community of users.

6 Best Linux Distros for Laptops

Whether buying a Linux pre-installed laptop or selecting a Linux distro for your existing laptop, there are many things to consider. Let's take you through some of the best Linux distros that are optimized for Laptops in this 2019 edition of the article. Read on.

How to use htop command to monitor system processes in real-time

In today's Terminal Tuts, we are going to present yet another powerful system process monitoring command 'htop', which is a command-line utility that enables users to interactively monitor important system processes in real-time.