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The "If This Then That" web service lets you simply click together home automation components, instead of laboriously integrating them via their APIs. However, you still have to open the hood for the nitty gritty where applicable.
One of the most common tasks when working on computers involves browsing texts for search patterns. Here, ICgrep offers a modern, parallel, and Unicode-enabled alternative to the classic grep.
The ext filesystem celebrates its 25th birthday next year. A brief tour of ext history will give you some insights into how this classic Linux filesystem works – and how it has evolved to meet users' needs.
ZFS is a first-class filesystem for big iron, but for various reasons, it is still waiting for widespread Linux adoption.
Maru OS provides a desktop Debian on a smartphone.
A simple Bash shell script can be a very powerful tool: Relax-and-Recover generates rescue media from running systems, takes care of backups, and helps when migrating computers to new hardware or converting to virtual machines.
Firejail makes sandboxing as easy as typing eight letters in front of a command.
The Btrfs filesystem offers advanced features such as RAID, subvolumes, snapshots, checksums, and transparent compression, but do desktop users really need all that power?
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