• Programming Snapshot – PDFtk Go Variant

    Go is not only suitable for complex server programs, but it also cuts a fine figure with simple command-line tools for automating everyday life. Mike Schilli restructures the signature of a PDF manipulation tool.

  • Browsing Options

    Waterfox, a fork of the Mozilla Firefox browser, is designed for greater speed and privacy, as well as compatibility with older add-ons. We consider two versions of the Waterfox browser and what they have to offer.

  • Charly's Column – rss2email

    In order to keep up to date with security, Charly uses RSS feeds, among other things. He lets rss2email send the most important feeds directly to his mailbox to ensure that nothing is overlooked.

  • Command Line – Git Version Control

    If you develop open source software, you need to know how to use Git. Information on Git fills books, but this basic overview will get you started with a vital open source development tool.

News and Articles

  • Purism Launches a Mini PC

    The makers of the Librem line of Linux-based laptops have released a mini PC.

  • Display Deluxe

    Unlike other displays for the Raspberry Pi, Adafruit's PyPortal touchscreen provides an autonomous environment, including a microprocessor, sound output, and a WiFi connection.

  • Kernel News

    Zack covers: When a Security Hole Is OK; Kernel Documentation Updates; and Security Through Obscurity

  • On Air

    The VokoscreenNG screencast tool offers many options but is still surprisingly easy to use.

  • FOSSPicks

    The promised profusion of extra time has failed to materialize for Graham this month, leaving him with too many synth kits to build, a table littered with components, and a leaking toilet.

  • Eloquence

    A teleprompter can help you give a polished look to your speeches and video presentations. Imaginary Teleprompter is a free tool that delivers professional teleprompting capabilities.

  • Tutorial – LÖVE

    To create an action-packed game with LÖVE, these are a few last things you should learn how to do – overlay fancy images to "physical" objects, detect collisions, and get input from the keyboard or mouse.

  • Inside View

    The distro you load on your computer was developed by real people operating through community groups and other organizational structures. This summary of some recent news offers a glimpse into the inner workings of some leading Linux projects.

  • On the DVD

    Ubuntu Studio 20.04 and Kubuntu 20.04

  • Holy Guacamole!

    Use Apache Guacamole to connect to remote servers from within a web browser.

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