• 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.

  • Open Call

    The mobile Linux distribution PostmarketOS is a fork of Alpine Linux that supports around a dozen user interfaces.

  • Always in Sync

    Many users still fail to back up important data. FreeFileSync automatically synchronizes specified folders to multiple storage media on demand.

  • Fresh Breath of Life

    Breathe new life into your old smartphone: The TWRP recovery image and the free Android offshoot LineageOS let you install the latest security updates every week.

News and Articles

  • Preparing for PipeWire

    In the coming year, PipeWire will replace PulseAudio resulting in better audio on Linux. If you can't wait, here's what you need to know to get started with PipeWire.

  • NixOS 21.11 Now Available for Download

    NixOS “Porcupine” has been made available for installation and includes numerous improvements.

  • 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.

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