• Welcome

    Name an open source license. Most readers of this magazine would think of the GNU Public License (GPL), but other licenses also occupy a portion of community attention.

  • Intuition

    Linux keeps getting better, but the improvements never seem to have an effect on desktop market share. If we really want to reach unfamiliar users, maybe we need a different approach?

  • Pressure Gauge

    Pressure Stall Information (PSI) is a new feature that gives users a better view of resource contention.

  • FOSSPicks

    This month Graham previews PACE, liquidctl, Celestia, Ardour 6.0, Kotatogram, QElectroTech , Gorched, and more.

News and Articles

  • LibreOffice 7 Now Available

    The LibreOffice 7 office suite is now available with important compatibility improvements.

  • Halloween Machine

    A Halloween vending machine frightens visitors, but the braver ones receive a chocolate reward.

  • Shell Screencasts

    Asciinema lets you record events at the command line and publish the resulting terminal movie on the web.

  • Package Monitor

    The Repology web app provides up-to-date information on software archives, versions, package maintainers, and more. And it goes beyond the boundaries of Linux.

  • Zack's Kernel News

    Zack Brown looks at improving memory management, simplifying(ish) the Kernel Build System, and detecting firmware crashes.

  • Moveable Feast

    A lunchbox-style portable Raspberry Pi computer provides external control for a steampunk robotic skull.

  • Tutorial – UltraScreen

    UltraScreen lets you view the screen of a remote computer without a central server or paying for an account. It's a good option to have when someone calls you for computer help.

  • Command Line – Navigation

    For decades, cd has been a Linux workhorse, but modern drives sometimes call for more efficient navigation tools. Read on for alternatives for advanced command-line navigation.

  • On the DVD

    openSUSE 15.2 and Bodhi Linux 5.1

  • Distro Walk – Documentation Support

    Contrary to popular belief, free software does offer support. Depending on the distro, this support can be found in a wide range of documentation formats. Here's what to expect from a sampling of distros.

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