• FOSSPicks

    Graham tears himself away from updating Arch Linux to search for the best new free software.

  • Tutorials – Docker

    You might think Docker is a tool reserved for gnarly sys admins, useful only to service companies that run complicated SaaS applications, but that is not true: Docker is useful for everybody.

  • Open Hardware – Prosthetic Hand

    In true open hardware spirit, Social Hardware looks to produce a development kit for prosthetic hands to help rural amputees in India.

  • Programming Snapshot – Go

    To find files quickly in the deeply nested subdirectories of his home directory, Mike whips up a Go program to index file metadata in an SQLite database.

News and Articles

  • Workarounds for Exporting to EPUB

    With a little workaround knowledge and Calibre, you can get the most out of LibreOffice’s EPUB export function.

  • Open Hardware – Challenges

    Changes in funding, manufacturing, and technology have helped move open hardware from an idea to reality.

  • Keyboard Buddies

    The best way to save money on software development is to get it right the first time. Pair programming, an agile technique, saves development costs by putting two coders to work on the same code. Visual Studio Code and tmate bring the promise of pair programming to remote workers.

  • TreeTime

    Mind maps are designed to help display processes and projects clearly in a graphical format. This review explores the design possibilities offered by five mind map programs.

  • One After the Other

    If you expect more from a file manager than the ability to move files from A to B, Polo might be for you.

  • News

    A new business model for open source projects, Linux Mint Debian edition 3 released, Zorin OS 12.4 released, and Debian celebrates its birthday.

  • Hacker-Powered Security

    Mårten Mickos is one of the most respected members of the open source world. The former CEO of MySQL AB during its prime now serves as the CEO of HackerOne, a vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platform. I sat down with Mickos to understand HackerOne's purpose and his perspective on the security of open source software.

  • On the DVD

    Knoppix 8.2 and Nitrux 1.0.15

  • Charly's Column – grepcidr

    Often it is the very simple tools that, when used appropriately, lead to the greatest success. This time, sys admin columnist Charly employs an IP address filter to count the devices in his home and trip up spammers to boot.

  • Tutorials – Attachment Extraction

    If your inbox is full of email messages with important attachments, retrieving those attachments manually can be a tedious task. The script presented in this article does this task automatically and can even save the email as a plain text file.

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