• Charly's Column – ASN

    When digging into BGP routing information, Charly avoids the highway through parameter hell thanks to the ASN tool. In addition to a system's AS number, ASN delivers other information, such as its peering partners upstream and downstream.

  • Temperature Watch

    Using stress, lm-sensors, and hddtemp to sort out temperature and reliability related issues with a home-based NAS box.

  • FOSSPicks

    This month Graham reviews Bela, Quickemu, GPU-Viewer, Maestral, Termux and AnLinux, Space Cadet, and more!

  • Command Line – plocate

    As the latest successor to locate, plocate produces some of the quickest search results possible on any system.

News and Articles

  • News

    In the news: System76 Developing a New Desktop Environment; Hetzner Opens New Location in the USA; KDE Plasma 5.24 Introduces Fingerprint Reader Support; Ubuntu 21.10 Released and Finally Includes Gnome 40; Hive Ransomware Hitting Linux and FreeBSD Systems; and SUSE Reaches Beyond the Edge with SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1.

  • Playful

    Gaming on Linux has traditionally involved a complex installation and configuration procedure, until now. Lutris lets you enjoy games from different worlds quickly in a unified interface.

  • Tutorial – Shell Calendars

    Command-line aficionados do not have to forgo calendars and appointment reminders. The shell offers many tools for user-friendly handling of date definitions in scripts.

  • Programming Snapshot – Go and Fyne

    If you want to keep only the good photos from your digital collection, you have to find and delete the fails. Mike Schilli writes a graphical application with Go and the Fyne framework to help you cull your photo library.

  • NAS for the Masses

    EasyNAS lets you set up network-attached storage in next to no time – even on old hardware.

  • Distro Walk – EndeavourOS

    As an outgrowth of the now-defunct Antergos community, EndeavorOS offers a customizable Arch Linux derivative that's easy to install with the added benefit of community support.

  • Welcome

    Facebook whistle-blower Frances Haugen stirred up a lot of trouble for her former company with her recent appearance on Capital Hill. A vivid picture of Facebook's internal culture came to light in her recent testimony. One of the more disturbing revelations was that the angry emoji reportedly carried five times more weight in the Facebook algorithm than the like button.

  • Quick Plot

    QJournalctl is a convenient GUI tool that will help you track down log data in the systemd journal.

  • On the DVD

    Ubuntu 21.10 and EndeavourOS 2021.08.27

  • Come Together

    MergerFS is a simple tool for bunching together disks, volumes, and arrays.

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