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The League of Moveable Type

Open Source Fonts

Nov 18, 2014

The Free Font Movement is transforming free software, one character at a time.

Get Info, Stat

Stat-like command-line tools for admins

Oct 28, 2014

ASCII tools can be life savers when they provide the only access you have to a misbehaving server. However, once you're on the node what do you do? In this article, we look at stat-like tools: vmstat, dstat, and mpstat.

Treasure Trove

Open a cache of riches with lsof

Oct 01, 2014

In Linux, everything is a file – directories, devices, pipes – so lsof (list open files) reveals what's happening on your system.

Pi Plus

Exploring the new Rasp Pi Model  B+

Oct 01, 2014

The brand new Raspberry Pi Model  B+ is solid and tidy, with many clever improvements in detail that make this the best version so far. The desired improvement in performance will have to wait for now.

Music Box

YouTube jukebox without a browser

Oct 01, 2014

YouTube offers more than just funny kitten movies; you will also find more than 60 million music videos. With a native YouTube client for Linux, you can use this online jukebox as conveniently as your local music collection.

Snowdrift.coop

The Funding Dilemma

Oct 21, 2014

Snowdrift.coop aims to solve some of the problems facing free software funding by linking the amount of an individual pledge to the number of donors willing to share the financial commitment.

Fresh Fruit

CoreOS is the shooting star among cloud operating systems

Oct 01, 2014

CoreOS is an operating system for the cloud that relies on Docker and also lets you build compute clusters out of the box.

Bash Tricks

Enhance and secure your Bash shells

Aug 28, 2014

The Bash shell is powerful and infinitely expressive. In this article we describe some tricky techniques you can use to enhance and customize your Bash environment.

Big Dig

Delving the depths of Linux with sysdig

Oct 01, 2014

Many Linux diagnostic tools require knowledge of a special syntax, which complicates handling and confuses the output. Sysdig groups several important tools into a single interface.

Paperless

Paperwork battles the increasing stacks of paper

Jul 31, 2014

Paperwork was developed to manage the paperless office – a dream as old as desktop PCs.

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