Better Decisions

Choosing the best alternative with topsis-python

Nov 30, 2020

Complex decisions require the evaluation of multiple criteria. This article shows how to support such decisions with Linux, Python, and the TOPSIS Multi-Criteria Decision Model.

Sound Machine

PulseEffects integrates equalizers and effects into PulseAudio

Sep 04, 2020

A wildly flashing equalizer once was part of the basic equipment of every decent stereo system. PulseEffects upgrades the PulseAudio server to include these slide controls – and offers even more.

Safe Passage

A convenient SSH GUI

Sep 30, 2020

Muon/Snowflake lets you manage SSH access via an easy-to-use GUI with a wealth of useful functions.


Graphing the pandemic with open data

Sep 30, 2020

A lot of COVID-19 data is available through online REST APIs. With a little ingenuity and some open source tools, you can extract and analyze the data yourself.

2020 in Free Software

Trends and Events in Free Software in 2020

Jan 06, 2021

Among other noteworthy trends in 2020, producing free and secure video conferencing software has become a higher priority in the past year.

Display Deluxe

Testing the Adafruit PyPortal touchscreen

Jul 05, 2020

Unlike other displays for the Raspberry Pi, Adafruit's PyPortal touchscreen provides an autonomous environment, including a microprocessor, sound output, and a WiFi connection.

Shell Screencasts

Record and publish actions in the shell with asciinema

Aug 04, 2020

Asciinema lets you record events at the command line and publish the resulting terminal movie on the web.

Watching Grampa

Monitor your old Linux devices

Jun 11, 2020

Create monitoring dashboards with SSH, command-line tools, and Node-RED.

Tutorial – KMyMoney

Organize your Finances with KMyMoney

Jun 11, 2020

Looking for software to help you manage your money? The personal finance program KMyMoney can help you track income and expenses and better plan your financial future.

Package Monitor

A package search engine for Linux repositories

Aug 04, 2020

The Repology web app provides up-to-date information on software archives, versions, package maintainers, and more. And it goes beyond the boundaries of Linux.

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