TechRepublic member dcolbert’s guest post about his disappointment with Linux rose to the top this past week. Don’t miss the rest of the weekly TechRepublic community stats, including the other top 4 discussions and the most active members on the forums. Be sure to take a look at the entire post for additional announcements.

Top 5 discussion threads:

  1. There will never be a ‘Year of Linux’ on the desktop OS (Donovan Colbert)
  2. 10 ways to dodge Linux hardware issues (Jack Wallen)
  3. IT can be a breeding ground for burnout (Toni Bowers)
  4. The truth about copier hard drives: Tips for securing your data (Michael Kassner)
  5. Poll: Which technology will eventually replace the computer mouse? (Bill Detwiler)

TR members with the most total posts on the forums

  1. Neon Samurai (142 posts)
  2. AnsuGisalas (125 posts)
  3. Palmetto (123 posts)
  4. seanferd (120 posts)
  5. santeewelding (97 posts)

TR members with the most Thumbs for answering Questions

  1. seanferd (12 thumbs)
  2. OH Smeg (10 thumbs)
  3. markp24 (3 thumbs)
  4. Ron K. (3 thumbs)
  5. PurpleSkys (3 thumbs)

Here are a few other links that you should check out:

If you’d like to contribute to the pics galleries, please send us your photos.

Psssst! If you aren’t already, become a Fan of TechRepublic on Facebook and follow TechRepublic on Twitter!

You can now also purchase merchandise from the TechRepublic store on CafePress!


Happy birthday to TR members CaptBilly1Eye and Shellbot! If you just celebrated a birthday, please let us know so that we can give you a shout out next year. Also, if your birthday is quickly approaching, we want to know that too!

Have you RSVPed for “TechRepublic Live 2010: The Changing Face of IT?” HELLO?! It’s NEXT WEEK – from June 30 to July 2 in Louisville, KY! We would love for as many people to attend as possible. Please send a confirmation e-mail to trol at