But fear not my fraggelz, it’s not another precious Linux distro leaving us; there are more than enough of them around anyway, and a natural selection and thinning is actually rather healthy. Cream rising up and all that good stuff. No, the thing leaving us now is also Linux-centric but in another capacity.
I’m talking about the Linux Journal.
IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM LINUX JOURNAL, LLC:
On August 7, 2019, Linux Journal shut its doors for good. All staff were laid off and the company is left with no operating funds to continue in any capacity. The website will continue to stay up for the next few weeks, hopefully longer for archival purposes if we can make it happen.
–Linux Journal, LLC
Bryan Lunduke – did you know he was the deputy editor of Linux Journal for the last year and a half? – just published a video regarding Linux Journal’s obviously inevitable demise:
Sorry, I don’t have much more to say about the affair. When I was dragged into the Linux community I had my hardcopy magazine times behind me since years and was already used to acquire all my infos from the interwebz. Of course I had the Linux Journal’s website in my personal reading list but never found many articles that really caught my attention. It was a wealth of geeky knowledge, dry as dust and not entirely sexy enuff for Orca’s lazy, playful taste.
So, anyway, like so many other print products in these digital times, Linux Journal went the way of the dodo now. Am I sad? Is it a sad thing … or maybe even good?
No, it just is.
Respectively … is no more. Meh.