Features

Text Art

Rendering images as text

Mar 05, 2021

If you need to display an image in the terminal or as plain HTML, a variety of smart tools can help with the conversion.

Reconsidering TweetDeck

An Alternative Twitter Interface

Aug 27, 2021

Once a problem child on Linux, the Twitter client TweetDeck now installs easily, offering unrivaled features. However, potential changes in the updated beta version raise potential concerns for its future as an alternative Linux-based Twitter interface.

Home Director

Home automation with a Raspberry Pi

Mar 05, 2021

Control devices from different manufacturers of home automation devices from a single interface by combining free software and a Raspberry Pi.

Font Roundup

Simplify font selection with Font Manager

Mar 05, 2021

Font Manager makes it simpler to find the specific font you're looking for and to compare font options side by side.

Notepad Plus

A programmable scratchpad

Mar 05, 2021

Boop, a digital scratchpad, lets you convert data from your desktop instead of exposing confidential data online. You can even extend Boop with your own functions using JavaScript.

­Basic Hacks for Kobo E-Readers

E-reader Liberation

Aug 02, 2021

With a little hacking, you can free your Kobo e-reader from its proprietary chains. You may even transform your e-reader into a more general-purpose device.

Upgrade

Installing Xubuntu on a Dell notebook

Mar 05, 2021

Combining a Dell notebook with Xubuntu and an M.2 SSD makes for a reasonably priced, high-performance system for all your 3D printing projects.

Beyond the Web

Gopher, Gemini, and the rise of the small Internet

Mar 05, 2021

The danger and irritations of the modern web have unleashed a movement dedicated to creating a safer and simpler alternative. The old Gopher network and the new Gemini protocol have emerged as building blocks for this new "small Internet."

Elk Hunting

Getting started with the ELK Stack monitoring solution

Mar 05, 2021

ELK Stack is a powerful monitoring system known for efficient log management and versatile visualization. This hands-on workshop will help you take your first steps with setting up your own ELK Stack monitoring solution.

Tutorial – Gaming with Godot

Build a complete game with the Godot game engine

Feb 02, 2021

Creating a game requires a wide set of skills to combine graphics, animations, sound, double-clicks, and meticulous coding. The free and open source Godot game engine provides you with all the tools you need to get started.

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