• 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.

  • Git It Right

    The Git version control system is a powerful tool for managing large and small software development projects. We'll show you how to get started.

  • 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.

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.

  • 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.

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