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Ergonomic Tactics in Linux

Take It Easy

Sep 18, 2018

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.

Do It Yourself

A customizable Linux distribution with MiyoLinux

Aug 01, 2018

The lean MiyoLinux is aimed at System V lovers who aren't afraid to customize.

Programming Snapshot – Go

Implementing fast queries for local files in Go

Aug 30, 2018

To find files quickly in the deeply nested subdirectories of his home directory, Mike whips up a Go program to index file metadata in an SQLite database.

BOINC

Cycles for Science

Aug 01, 2018

Want to participate in the scientific revolution? BOINC lets you lend your spare computer cycles to data analysis efforts for NASA and other science institutions.

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

Up Close with C.H.I.P.

Aug 31, 2018

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.

Distributed Compiling with distcc

Distributed software compilation for the Raspberry Pi

Aug 24, 2018

Distributed compiling with distcc offloads the CPU-intensive compilation tasks from the Raspberry Pi to other computers, saving you days of time and frustration.

Big Bad Beetle Blocks

A Scratch-like language for 3D

Aug 20, 2018

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.

Command Line – Ogg Vorbis

Ogg Vorbis utilities

Jun 28, 2018

With the addition of its supporting utilities, Ogg Vorbis competes with other free audio formats.

Kubuntu Close-up

Exploring Kubuntu 18.04 LTS and the Plasma desktop

Jun 28, 2018

Kubuntu 18.04, which is built on Ubuntu Bionic Beaver, is the first long-term support release that includes the Plasma 5 desktop. This article looks at the latest Kubuntu and highlights some cool configuration tricks.

Arduino 101

Exploring the new Arduino/Genuino 101

Aug 07, 2018

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.

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