Tutorial – Mastodon

Posting text and images to Mastodon

Dec 23, 2019

Creating a custom application that toots text to Mastodon (the Fediverse's version of Twitter) is simple and straightforward. But we can mix it up by adding images and video, scheduling posts, and changing privacy settings.

Install and manage games with Lutris Play Time

Sep 13, 2019

If you frequently play games on Linux, you are accustomed to dealing with many different installers and configurations. Lutris can help simplify the process of setting up all your games.


Analyze disk usage with Baobab

Sep 13, 2019

Unnecessary files and directories take up valuable space on hard disks or SSDs. Baobab lets you locate and remove data garbage at the push of a button.

McFly upgrades Bash with artificial intelligence

Intelligently Arranged

Sep 13, 2019

When it comes to working at the command line, using Bash history effectively can save you time. McFly extends the Bash history's features and helps you find past commands more quickly.

Home Rule

Making smart devices smarter with Tasmota

Sep 13, 2019

Flashing IoT devices with new firmware lets you wield control and keep them out of the cloud.


Cleaning up the filesystem

Sep 13, 2019

At long last, Debian joins other Unix-like distributions in merging /usr directories.

Tutorial – Mastodon

Build your own Mastodon client

Nov 26, 2019

Creating your own clients to interact with your friends in the Fediverse is easy. A bit of Python and an off-the-shelf module will do the trick.

Follow the Script

DIY photography tools

Aug 29, 2019

DIY tools and shell scripts can make for a smooth photographic workflow on Linux.

Popcorn Cinema

Streaming services on LibreELEC 9.0 with Kodi 18.0

Aug 29, 2019

Thanks to Kodi 18.0, LibreELEC 9.0 now supports the DRM encryption used by many streaming services. However, integrating Netflix, Amazon, and other streaming services does involve some manual work.

Re-evaluating systemd

Debian's General Resolution

Jan 06, 2020

After five years of use, Debian re-examines systemd support via a general resolution.

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