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.

Free as in Really Free

Exploring the FSF's free distributions for the desktop

Apr 08, 2020

The Free Software Foundation maintains a list of GNU/Linux distributions that meet their strict standards for free software – and your distro probably doesn't qualify. Meet the distros that pass the test.

Data Collector

A Bash DIY data extraction tool

Apr 08, 2020

With some simple Bash commands, you can gather, parse, and filter text data into CSV files ready for your favorite statistical application.

A Kinder dd

Creating bootable images in a GUI

Mar 02, 2020

Kindd offers a GUI alternative to the ubiquitous dd command-line tool, offering a risk-free option for transferring bootable images to USB sticks.

Security by Design

Principles for Making Your Linux System More Secure

Jun 23, 2020

Security by design not only makes for a securer system, it also provides a better understanding of how your Linux system is constructed. Here are 10 of the most common security by design principles.

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