About this blog

There’s a ton of different Linux distributions and desktop Linux apps available for download. But how do you tell what’s worth using? The sheer amount of open source software can be both a blessing and a curse. The choices can be utterly overwhelming.

The Desktop Linux Reviews blog is designed to help you find your way through the clutter and to help you simplify your Linux choices. The Desktop Linux Reviews blog is written by Jim Lynch.

Jim has written for many leading industry publications and sites over the years including PC Magazine, ExtremeTech, Computer Gaming World, Windows Sources, Salon, MSNBC, Forbes and many others.

Jim has extensive background in online community management. He’s served as community manager for ZiffNet, ZDNet, PCMag, ExtremeTech, The FamilyEducation Network, and MSN Games.

He also writes Technology and Other Musings.