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A programmable scratchpad

Mar 05, 2021

Boop, a digital scratchpad, lets you convert data from your desktop instead of exposing confidential data online. You can even extend Boop with your own functions using JavaScript.

­Basic Hacks for Kobo E-Readers

E-reader Liberation

Aug 02, 2021

With a little hacking, you can free your Kobo e-reader from its proprietary chains. You may even transform your e-reader into a more general-purpose device.

Upgrade

Installing Xubuntu on a Dell notebook

Mar 05, 2021

Combining a Dell notebook with Xubuntu and an M.2 SSD makes for a reasonably priced, high-performance system for all your 3D printing projects.

Beyond the Web

Gopher, Gemini, and the rise of the small Internet

Mar 05, 2021

The danger and irritations of the modern web have unleashed a movement dedicated to creating a safer and simpler alternative. The old Gopher network and the new Gemini protocol have emerged as building blocks for this new "small Internet."

Elk Hunting

Getting started with the ELK Stack monitoring solution

Mar 05, 2021

ELK Stack is a powerful monitoring system known for efficient log management and versatile visualization. This hands-on workshop will help you take your first steps with setting up your own ELK Stack monitoring solution.

Tutorial – Gaming with Godot

Build a complete game with the Godot game engine

Feb 02, 2021

Creating a game requires a wide set of skills to combine graphics, animations, sound, double-clicks, and meticulous coding. The free and open source Godot game engine provides you with all the tools you need to get started.

The Latest Challenge to Copyleft

Copilot

Jul 16, 2021

GitHub's Copilot takes code autocompletion to a new level but raises copyleft licensing issues.

Expert Stitching

Create panoramic images from single shots with Hugin

Feb 02, 2021

Hugin is a tool for creating panoramic images, with many additional functions that make it a powerful supplement to your image editing toolbox.

Decoupled and Secure

Secure decoupled messaging with DANE and the TLSA resource record

Feb 02, 2021

Decoupled application design gets in the way of secure communication, but a little known feature of DNS can provide message security.

Double Your Security

Smartphone-based two-factor authentication

Feb 02, 2021

Protect your system from unwanted visitors with two-factor authentication.

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