• Hey, Mycroft

    Voice-activated assistants like Mycroft bring online, hands-free help to users, but with more transparency and less spying.

  • Peppermint

    If you are looking for a lean but modern Linux with a solid foundation and seamless cloud connection, take a look at Peppermint OS.

  • Ledger

    By learning a few basic functions, you can take your accounting to the command line.

  • On the Air

    The glory days of podcasts might be over, but if you have something to say to your fellow humans, a digital audio recording is still a great way to deliver the message. Audacity is a free and easy tool for creating podcasts in Linux.

News and Articles

  • GitLabs Drops Pricing after Microsoft, GitHub Acquisition

    GitLabs is creating more incentives for users to switch from GitHub.

  • KDE Plasma 5.13 Is Here

    KDE

    The desktop environment is designed to me more resource efficient.

  • Open Source Prosthetics

    Open source software and hardware quietly transforms the field of human prosthetics.

  • Command Line – xsetwacom

    With a little extra effort, on-the-fly adjustment of your graphics tablet on Linux is possible with this command-line tool.

  • Tutorials – Minetest

    Minetest is much more than a clone of a certain popular proprietary game. It offers infinite customization that allows you to create blocks, objects, fun educational exercises, and even games within the game, dishing up features well beyond those of any other closed source alternative.

  • Tutorials – Minetest

    Minetest is much more than a clone of a certain popular proprietary game. It offers infinite customization that allows you to create blocks, objects, fun educational exercises, and even games within the game, dishing up features well beyond those of any other closed source alternative.

  • Helping Spirits

    The GPS tracking service isn't precise enough to provide positioning information within a home. Home automation expert Gunnar Beutner decided to harness the invisible spirits of Bluetooth for a home-grown indoor positioning system.

  • MakerSpace – Circuit Sense

    Throw out the cumbersome pencil and paper; you can design, draw, and test digital circuits with Logisim.

  • soundKonverter and fre:ac

    Transfer the contents of audio CDs to your PC and convert the contents of music folders with soundKonverter and fre:ac.

  • Charly's Column – systemd-analyze

    In sys admin columnist Charly's case, no fumbled system startup goes undetected. This was already the case with SysVinit and has not changed with systemd. In terms of the his analysis tools, no stopwatch goes unturned.