• Charly's Column – Wildcards

    The pleasure of owning a nice domain like sensorenresidenz.de is clouded by the requirement of an X.509 certificate for every subdomain that the admin wants or has. Columnist Charly can help boost the webmaster's spirits.

  • Ncdu

    Ncdu adds some GUI-like features to the classic du command.

  • Command Line – Bash History

    You can do more with the Bash history command than just using the arrow keys. We show you how to use this command-line tool more efficiently.

  • Programming Snapshot – Facial Recognition

    It is not just Facebook – every Linux user can extract faces from photos and assign them to real people, thanks to free libraries. Mike Schilli shows you how to do it.

News and Articles

  • Big Bad Beetle Blocks

    Beetle Blocks is an interesting twist on the “block-building programming language” idea. Instead of a flat, boring plane, you move a beetle around 3D space, drawing cubes, spheres and all sorts of other shapes.

  • Zorin OS 12.4 Released

    It’s an extremely popular distribution among Windows and macOS users.

  • Debian Celebrates its Birthday

    The great community Linux distro turns 25 years old.

  • Arduino 101

    The Arduino 101 only costs $30, but it packs quite a bit more than your regular Arduino board. Learn about the 101's specs and how you can use its onboard gyroscope with a fun, 3D project.

  • Freeing Your Music Player with Rockbox

    Turn your music player into open hardware with Rockbox’s free firmware.

  • Chromebooks Support Debian Applications

    Containerized Debian environment is now available through the Chrome OS dev channel.

  • Opera Embraces Snap for Linux

    Announcement may open doors for more mainstream applications to adopt Ubuntu's Snap package system.

  • On the Unit

    Systemd units use files to control resources that Systemd manages.

  • Command Line – Bash History

    You can do more with the Bash history command than just using the arrow keys. We show you how to use this command-line tool more efficiently.

  • Open Hardware – Arduino

    Whether you are building your own device or customizing one, Arduino technology often functions as the foundation for your open hardware project. Here's how to get started with Arduino products.

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