• Doghouse – Morality and Licensing

    Recent discussions of introducing moral restrictions into free and open source software licensing have maddog remembering all the reasons early developers decided not to go down that road.

  • Speak Freely

    Controls, surveillance, and censorship are increasing rapidly on the Internet. MOFO Linux lets you anonymize your communication on the web with an easy-to-use live system.

  • Creative Writing

    Some tools designed for programming can also be very helpful for writing fiction. A few to look at include personal wikis, random word generators, and version control tools.

  • Emergence

    How do you get from an idea to a finished printed object? We'll take you through the steps with a glamorous example: a pair of 3D-printed earrings.

News and Articles

  • Herding Cats

    ProjectLibre helps you organize and optimize a complex project with lots of moving parts.

  • Get Printing

    Just unpack and get started? It's not so easy with hobby 3D printing.

  • Charly's Column – Stockfish

    In the absence of an IBM supercomputer at his data center in Germany's Lower Rhine region, Charly has to make do with a Linux desktop, Stockfish, and chs in order to follow in the footsteps of chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov.

  • Zack's Kernel News

    This month in Kernel News: Dealing with Older GCC Versions; and On-boarding New Kernel Hackers

  • FOSSPicks

    This month, Graham looks at QGIS, PrettyEQ, dupeGuru, shapes.io, KTechLab, bit, EmissionControl2, and more!

  • System maintenance with Stacer

    Stacer simplifies the configuration and maintenance of Linux for newcomers by allowing users to handle most of these tasks conveniently in a graphical interface.

  • JessyInk

    Using Inkscape with the JessyInk add-on helps you to create graphically appealing presentations that can be run in a web browser and are indexable by search engines.

  • Programming Snapshot – Go File Retrieval

    Mike Schilli does not put books on the shelf; instead, he scans them and saves the PDFs in Google Drive. A command-line Go program then rummages through the digitized books and downloads them as required.

  • Lookout

    Netdata helps you monitor your network with ease through a cloud dashboard.

  • On the DVD

    Ubuntu 20.10 "Groovy Gorilla" and Fedora 33 Workstation

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