Holy Guacamole!

Client-free remote desktop

Jul 05, 2020

Use Apache Guacamole to connect to remote servers from within a web browser.

Speedier Scripts

Easy steps for optimizing shell scripts

Aug 04, 2020

Shell scripts are often written for simplicity rather than efficiency. A closer look at the processes can lead to easy optimization.

Hacking Free Software for Creative Writing

Free Writing Tools

Oct 12, 2020

Some tools designed for programming can also be very helpful for writing fiction. A few to look at include personal wikis, random word generators, and version control tools.


Manage Flatpak, Snap, and AppImage packages with bauh

Jun 11, 2020

The bauh package manager can cope with Flatpaks, Snaps, AppImages, AUR, and native web apps.

Cyber Gardener

Water your plants with a Raspberry Pi

Jun 11, 2020

An automated watering system comprising a Raspberry Pi Zero W, an analog-to-digital converter, and an inexpensive irrigation kit can help keep your potted plants from dying of thirst.

Your Virtual Store

Setting up an e-commerce OpenCart system

Jun 11, 2020

With OpenCart, a free, open source e-commerce system, you can put a store online in a matter of minutes.

A Troubadour's Life

Play along with ChordPro

Jun 11, 2020

If you play a stringed instrument and want to record lyrics and chord changes, ChordPro gives you an elegant and convenient approach to getting it all on paper.

Mark It Up

Advanced Markdown Editors – Mark Text and VNote

Jun 11, 2020

Upgrade your Markdown game! Markdown editors Mark Text and VNote both offer a wide range of tools and options for users who want to get the most out of a text editor.

Git Essentials

Seven general-purpose Git utilities

Sep 15, 2020

While Git tools and add-ons abound, these seven utilities can help any user make the most of Git.

Ghost Hunter

Search for processes by start time

Sep 04, 2020

How do you find a process running on a Linux system by start time? The question sounds trivial, but the answer is trickier than it first appears.

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