Disk Usage

Fast tools for checking disk utilization

Aug 30, 2021

Three modern tools, gdu, godu, and duf, make the task of checking the utilization level of hard disks easier thanks to fast execution speed and a good graphical implementation.

What’s Old Is News Again

The Return of the Tiling Window Manager

Mar 08, 2022

Tiling desktops have been experiencing a resurgence in popularity. Here are a few options that can help keep your desktop better organized.

Roll Your Own

Creating custom Ubuntu images

Aug 02, 2021

With a little planning, Cubic makes customizing Ubuntu ISOs simple and intuitive, saving you time on your post-install modifications.

Distro Walk – AlmaLinux

A one-to-one drop-in replacement for CentOS

Aug 02, 2021

Arising from the ashes of CentOS, AlmaLinux offers a community-owned and -governed CentOS alternative.


Better security auditing with Auditd and the Integrity Measurement Architecture

Aug 02, 2021

The Integrity Measurement Architecture adds important details to your audit logs, making it easier to track an intruder's footprints.

Power Point

Control USB-powered devices with a Raspberry Pi

Aug 02, 2021

Command-line tools and Node-RED on a Raspberry Pi let you control projects that use the USB ports.

Static, Practical, Great

Using a static website generator

Aug 02, 2021

If you only want to put a blog, technical documentation, or a web business card online, static website generators can save you a lot of work.

LibreOffice vs OpenOffice

The Clear Choice

Feb 08, 2022

While LibreOffice and OpenOffice have a shared past, LibreOffice outstrips OpenOffice in contributors, code commits, and features.


Tools for converting multimedia files

Jul 02, 2021

Multimedia files are easy to convert – if you have the right tools. This month we look at some useful applications that convert video and audio files.

Nimble Tree Climber

A command-line file manager

Aug 02, 2021

The broot file manager guarantees clearer, quicker navigation of the directory tree at the command line.

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