• Sail Away

    With Node-RED, you can create a web dashboard that instructs a Raspberry Pi to set the rudder position on a toy sailboat.

  • Spy Patrol

    The Firefox browser is not so private under its default settings, but several add-ons and configuration settings will help you keep the spies in the dark.

  • Tutorials – ODF Metadata

    It is no secret that the native file format of LibreOffice and OpenOffice, the OpenDocument Format (ODF), is a truly open standard for word processing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. What most people do not know is that ODF files contain lots of metadata that is very easy to read or modify.

  • Zack's Kernel News

    Zack discusses the new GNSS GPS subsystem, new LoRaWAN subsystem, tracking compiler dependencies at config time, and uninlining for Debugging. 

News and Articles

  • NextCloud 14 Arrives

    The new version adds two new security features for users.

  • Linus Torvalds Takes a Break, Apologizes

    The creator of Linux is admitting his abusive behavior on LKML and plans to change.

  • Ergonomic Tactics in Linux

    Many Linux users spend far more time on a computer than is probably healthy. With the addition of aging, it makes double sense to look for ways to reduce physical stress on our bodies. Fortunately, Linux has more ways than most operating systems to work more efficiently and minimize possible injuries.

  • A New Business Model for Open Source Projects

    Storj offers a new program that enables open source projects to monetize from storage.

  • Linux Mint Debian Edition 3 Released

    It’s Linux Mint without any Ubuntu base packages.

  • Exploring the Tiny $9 C.H.I.P. Computer

    The C.H.I.P. is a cute little thing, but don't let appearances fool you: It is quite the beast deep down, and you can squeeze some seriously fun projects out of it.

  • Bottle It

    Cloud storage services help with data synchronization across multiple computers, but they do not usually provide encryption. Cryptomator adds encryption to the cloud storage environment.

  • Tutorials – Docker

    You might think Docker is a tool reserved for gnarly sys admins, useful only to service companies that run complicated SaaS applications, but that is not true: Docker is useful for everybody.

  • FOSSPicks

    Graham tears himself away from updating Arch Linux to search for the best new free software.

  • Open Hardware – Prosthetic Hand

    In true open hardware spirit, Social Hardware looks to produce a development kit for prosthetic hands to help rural amputees in India.

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