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Tutorial – Writing QML Apps

Use QML to build smart graphical applications

Apr 27, 2018

QML makes writing desktop applications a breeze, and you can later compile them into standalone programs that work more or less anywhere.

Sail Away

Dashboard for RaspPi-controlled toy sailboat with Node-RED

Aug 30, 2018

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

Secret Pass

Aug 30, 2018

Pass is a simple shell script that helps you manage and synchronize passwords using Git.

Musical Freedom

Freeing Your Music Player with Rock

Aug 30, 2018

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

Extend Your Feelers

Minimally invasive beekeeping with a Raspberry Pi

Aug 01, 2018

Beekeepers can get to know their colonies better without continuously disturbing the industrious insects. Using a Raspberry Pi and various sensors, two hobby beekeepers monitor the temperature and humidity of their hives, with plans to monitor their weight.

Keyboard Buddies

Tools for pair programming over the Internet

Oct 04, 2018

The best way to save money on software development is to get it right the first time. Pair programming, an agile technique, saves development costs by putting two coders to work on the same code. Visual Studio Code and tmate bring the promise of pair programming to remote workers.

Workarounds for Exporting to EPUB

LibreOffice and Calibre

Oct 10, 2018

With a little workaround knowledge and Calibre, you can get the most out of LibreOffice’s EPUB export function.

System Saver

Create system snapshots with CYA

Aug 01, 2018

The CYA script helps you back up system files, which you can then restore quickly in case of an emergency.

Bloodhound

DocFetcher

Aug 01, 2018

DocFetcher is a practical local search tool that is easy to configure and use – even for large data collections.

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.

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