• 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.

  • 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.

  • Tutorials – Cordova Sensor

    Frameworks like Cordova make creating simple mobile apps quite easy. Making apps that use your phone's sensor is slightly trickier, but, thanks to a new universal standard, things are not as hard as you may think.

  • FOSSPicks

    Graham reviews Thunderbird 60, Stress-Terminal UI, Taskbook, SolveSpace, Star Ruler 2, and more!

News and Articles

  • OpenStack Foundation Changes Name of the OpenStack Summit

    New event will be known as the Open Infrastructure Summit

  • System76 Announces a Line of US-Made PCs

    Thelio series is available for pre-order and will ship in early December.

  • IBM Acquires Red Hat

    IBM is acquiring Red Hat, the most successful open source company.

  • Fedora 29 and Ubuntu 18.10 Released

    New releases focus on boot time, new hardware, and modular design.

  • /proc Talk

    The Linux /proc virtual filesystem offers a window into a running system – look inside for information on processes and kernel activity.

  • Open Hardware – Reform

    An open hardware laptop that encourages hacking and repair while offering security and transparency – all for an affordable price.

  • Charly's Column – cheat.sh

    Whenever you really need documentation, it's almost always incomplete or outdated – or both. Sys admin columnist Charly K¸hnast recommends a radically different approach: the universal community documentation cheat.sh, which no Linux command and hardly any programming language should do without.

  • FOSSPicks

    Synth-nut Graham pulls himself away from Moog One hype to unveil the best free software released this month.

  • Programming Snapshot – Graph Theory

    Pretty much any computer science lecture about graph theory covers the "Seven Bridges of Königsberg" problem. Mike Schilli puts a Python script to work on a solution, but finds that a new bridge must be built.

  • Tutorial – Desktop News Feeds

    Reading news is part good citizenry, part necessary evil, but your news feed notifications on Linux don't have to be distracting or intrusive.

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