• Command Line – zstd

    In an effort to meet modern computing needs, zstd offers a greater degree of compression at a faster compression rate, with unique options to enhance performance.

  • Zack's Kernel News

    Zack discusses the new GNSS GPS subsystem, new LoRaWAN subsystem, tracking compiler dependencies at config time, and uninlining for Debugging. 

  • Spy Patrol

    The Firefox browser is not so private under its default settings, but several add-ons and configuration settings will help you keep the spies in the dark.

  • Balanced Trio

    The PiXtend board extends the Raspberry Pi with many useful interfaces and functions for new target groups.

News and Articles

  • Redis Labs Modules Forked

    New Commons Clause license rider causes Debian and Fedora developers to fork Redis Labs modules.

  • Microsoft Offers its Patent Portfolio

    The company ends its long war; vows to protect Linux.

  • 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

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