All Systems Go

An introduction to systemd

Jun 05, 2015

Wondering what all the fuss is about systemd? We explain the basic concepts and capabilities of the new system management suite – coming soon to a distro near you.

Snap Stack

Accessing the powerful Btrfs snapshot features with Snapper

Jun 05, 2015

Snapper lets you restore a system to its previous state – with a little help from Btrfs snapshots.

Perfect lines

Creating vector graphics using Inkscape

Apr 28, 2015

The Inkscape vector graphics tool replaces expensive commercial solutions such as Adobe Illustrator. This article shows how to get started with Inkscape.

OpenStack, Open Source

The Open Source Model Becomes an Inspiration

Jun 16, 2015

If OpenStack is wildly successful, it is because it has learned from open source.

Loud and Clear

Convert data to diagrams with yEd

Jun 05, 2015

Build complex data structures into simple but illuminating diagrams using the yEd graph editor.

On the Timeline

Visualize time sequences with Timeline

Jun 05, 2015

Timeline manages and visualizes time sequences in a simple and intuitive way.

Couch Potato

Design your own PC remote control

Apr 28, 2015

You don't get a remote control with your PC or laptop like the one that came with your television. We'll show you how to create your own remote with an Android tablet or smartphone.

Mixed Vegetables

Photo editing with Darktable 1.6

Mar 26, 2015

Hardly anything affects the quality of photos more than play of light and shadow, or the brilliance of colors. Darktable fixes incorrect exposure, conceals unfavorable lighting conditions, and ensures harmonious colors.

Setting Type in LibreOffice

Typography of LibreOffice Writer

May 19, 2015

LibreOffice Writer is a serviceable desktop publisher with more typography features than most users imagine.

Hello Firefox

Developing apps for Firefox OS

Apr 28, 2015

The ZTE Open C Firefox phone costs less than $70. The integrated developer environment in Firefox makes Firefox OS ideal for users who always wanted to develop their very own apps.

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