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Tweak Talk

Tips for speeding up your Linux system

Aug 04, 2020

If you are looking for ways to speed up your Linux, consider this collection of curated performance tweaks.

Picture This

Drawing diagrams with PlantUML

May 04, 2020

With PlantUML, you can quickly create all kinds of diagrams using human-readable text and reuse them anywhere.

Touch and Go

Managing and provisioning VMs

May 04, 2020

With Vagrant, you can automate the creation and management of consistent virtual machines that work across platforms.

Tutorial – LÖVE

Detecting collisions in LÖVE games

Jul 05, 2020

To create an action-packed game with LÖVE, these are a few last things you should learn how to do – overlay fancy images to "physical" objects, detect collisions, and get input from the keyboard or mouse.

Tutorial – Printing in the Shell

From disk to paper

Apr 08, 2020

A few commands and some simple shell scripts make it easier to manage your printer so that you can access print functions quickly and automate recurring tasks.

What's Old Is New

Reviving old tools and games with FreeDOS

Apr 08, 2020

The FreeDOS Project turned 25 years old this year. We'll show you why a free version of DOS is still cool in 2020.

Interview – The FreeBSD Foundation

Meet the FreeBSD Foundation

Apr 08, 2020

As the FreeBSD Foundation approaches its 20th anniversary, we talk to its top brass about the project's growing visibility in the open source ecosystem.

Inside The Input Devices

Custom Keyboards with QMK

Jul 21, 2020

The Quantum Mechanical Keyboard (QMK) firmware offers some powerful options for customizing your keyboard configuration.

Above the Clouds

Free FlightGear flight simulator

Apr 08, 2020

The free flight simulator FlightGear has improved in terms of stability and realism in recent years and offers joystick pilots massive potential for fun.

Shedding Weight

A lean distro for 32-bit processors

Apr 08, 2020

For older computers with 32-bit processors, BunsenLabs Helium offers a lean alternative to popular Linux distributions. Our lab investigates how well the system performs on antiquated hardware.

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