Features

Small and Simple

Editing text at the command line with micro

May 30, 2021

Editing text at the command line doesn't have to be daunting. Micro brings the ease and intuitiveness of a graphical editor to the Linux terminal.

Exploring the Trinity Desktop

TDE: Museum Piece or Modern Desktop Alternative?

Nov 09, 2021

Trinity Desktop Environment's latest release may seem like a trip back in time due to archaic features, but it does offer a functional desktop for modern computing and, more importantly, freedom of choice.

Pattern Seekers

Tools for generating regular expressions

Aug 30, 2021

As regular expressions grow in complexity, regex generators can make the job easier by computing the patterns for you.

Tutorial – Zotero

Literature management with Zotero

May 30, 2021

Reference management software like Zotero helps you easily record and organize citations and create bibliographies.

Brand New Package

Experimental package management with Nix and NixOS

May 30, 2021

NixOS and the Nix package manager offer a promising new approach to the challenge of managing packages in Linux.

Delivery Service

Improving Linux package management

Apr 28, 2021

Linux package managers work too slowly. The experimental distri research project investigates ways to speed up package management.

A Blast from the Past

Setting up a dgamelaunch game server

Apr 28, 2021

If you are into retrogaming, dgamelaunch lets you set up a server to play Roguelike games and compete with friends, all while preserving a piece of gaming history.

Finding a Little Zen

Create GUI dialogs in one line of code

Apr 28, 2021

The Zenity command-line utility lets you create simple dialog boxes with your own data or with the output of utilities and applications.

Diversions

The new Python match

Jul 02, 2021

Exploring the new Python match statement, Python's implementation of switch/case.

A Clone on a Mission

New Linux distro for high school education

Apr 28, 2021

EdUBudgie Linux is an Ubuntu clone created by a teacher and aimed directly at the education market.

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