A Command-Line Dictionary Tool

Feb 15, 2023

With the dict client, you can quickly search dozens of natural language dictionary databases for the perfect word.


Setting up Nextcloud with Podman

Aug 11, 2022

Podman gives users a quick and easy way to set up a Nextcloud instance for home use.

Self Made

Build your own web server in a few simple steps

Aug 11, 2022

If you want to learn a little bit more about the communication between a web browser and an HTTP server, why not build your own web server and take a closer look.

Free Connection

Exploring decentralized chat and microblogging platforms

Aug 11, 2022

Diaspora, Friendica, and Mastodon are free and decentralized microblogging platforms that keep you in control of your data.


Managing time-triggered events with Zeit

Jun 24, 2022

Zeit offers a graphic front end for the crontab and at tools, making it easier to manage the time-controlled execution of programs, alarms, and timers.

Needle in a Haystack

Finding problems using unsupervised image categorization

Oct 06, 2022

The most tedious part of supervised machine learning is providing sufficient supervision. However, if the samples come from a restricted sample space, unsupervised learning might be fine for the task.

Cloning a Debian System with apt-clone

Debian Clone

Jan 11, 2023

Under the right circumstances, apt-clone can be a simple option for cloning your Debian system.

Dead End

Checking for broken links in directory structures

Jun 24, 2022

Broken links can wreak havoc in directory structures. This article shows you how to use scripts to avoid having your links lead to a dead end.

Serve It up Hot

Backing up a living system

Jun 24, 2022

The tools and strategies you use to back up files that are not being accessed won't work when you copy data that is currently in use by a busy application. This article explains the danger of employing common Linux utilities to back up living data and examines some alternatives.

Ducks in a Row

Aligning Text in LibreOffice Writer

Dec 13, 2022

To get professional publishing results, here are a few tips and tricks to get the most out of LibreOffice Writer’s alignment options.

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