Lock It Up

Securing the Linux kernel with lockdown mode

Sep 04, 2020

Lockdown mode makes your Linux system more secure and even prevents root users from modifying the kernel.

reMarkable 2

A handwriting tablet in progress

Nov 10, 2020

With a paper-like feel, the reMarkable 2 handwriting tablet lets you take notes or sketch and then share the results with your device of choice.

Fast Formatting

Convert multimedia files with MystiQ

Jul 05, 2020

Working with multimedia files usually involves converting from one format to another. With MystiQ you can handle this task in next to no time.

On Air

Record screencasts with VokoscreenNG

Jul 05, 2020

The VokoscreenNG screencast tool offers many options but is still surprisingly easy to use.

Browsing Options

Testing Waterfox, a Firefox alternative

Jul 05, 2020

Waterfox, a fork of the Mozilla Firefox browser, is designed for greater speed and privacy, as well as compatibility with older add-ons. We consider two versions of the Waterfox browser and what they have to offer.

Build with Blocks

Creating apps with PHP blocks

Jul 05, 2020

Build simple PHP applications quickly with ready-to-use blocks.

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.

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