Go with the Flow

Analyzing network flow records

Feb 24, 2016

Detect operating systems, installed software, and more from easily collected metadata.

Crystal Clear

Crystal – A Ruby-esque programing language

Feb 24, 2016

Crystal is an open source project that seeks to combine the best of two worlds: the simplicity of a language syntax similar to Ruby and the speed and capabilities of the LLVM platform.

Krita: Coming Attractions

Krita 3.0

May 17, 2016

Krita, a free sketching and painting program, has new features and improvements in version 3.0.

Better Finds

Fuzzy text searches with agrep

Jan 26, 2016

The agrep tool expands on grep by adding fuzzy search capabilities to text string-matching operations.

New Voice

Surprises in SQL – State-of-the-art options in the standard query language

Dec 14, 2015

In recent times, many developers have come to view SQL as inflexible and limited, but this classical database language has some tricks and special features that many users don't know about.

Skillfully Packaged

Migrating Debian and Ubuntu packages to systemd

Jan 26, 2016

You might need to tweak your Debian or Ubuntu packages to get them to work with systemd.


Use mhddfs to group hard disks and directories

Dec 14, 2015

The multi-hard drive disk filesystem (mhddfs) combines directories or hard disks on a union filesystem to create a single, large, virtual filesystem that you can use both locally and via Samba or NFS.

Choosing a Spam Filter

Spam Filter Mechanics

Apr 20, 2016

Spam filters have different modes of operation. Understanding how they work can help you choose which one to use.

Members Only

Manage membership data through your website with Admidio

Dec 14, 2015

Admidio manages membership data online no matter what the platform and also manages event dates, times, and participants elegantly.


Conditional formatting in LibreOffice spreadsheets

Dec 14, 2015

Integrate graphical information alongside the data it represents with conditional formatting and sparklines.

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