• NameChanger

    Renaming multiple files following a pattern often requires small shell scripts. Mike Schilli looks to simplify this task with a Go program.

  • Pi in the Sky

    The Raspberry Pi 4 equipped with 8GB of RAM is the top end of this popular small-board computer. A 64-bit version of Raspberry Pi OS and the ability to boot from storage devices connected over USB are also just around the corner.

  • 2020 in Review

    Among other noteworthy trends in 2020, producing free and secure videoconferencing software has become a higher priority in the past year.

  • Double Your Security

    Protect your system from unwanted visitors with two-factor authentication.

News and Articles

  • Scattershot

    LibreOffice offers many tools necessary for outlining, but not in an easy-to-use single module. Here’s a survival guide to get the most out of LibreOffice’s outlining features, along with a wish list for a better outlining tool.

  • The Plot Twists

    Use Gnuplot with command-line utilities.

  • Charly's Column – Livepatch

    There is only one thing Charly appreciates even less than security holes in the kernel: downtime of his machines. That's why he patches his Ubuntu systems with Canonical's Livepatch on the fly.

  • NEWS

    In the news: Mozilla VPN Now Available for Linux; KDE Wayland Support and Kickoff Redesign; Deepin 20.1 Released; CloudLinux Commits over One Million Dollars to CentOS Replacement; Linux Mint 20.1 Beta Released; and Manjaro Linux 20.2 Unleashed.

  • Expert Stitching

    Hugin is a tool for creating panoramic images, with many additional functions that make it a powerful supplement to your image editing toolbox.

  • maddog's Doghouse

    In Latin America, there are many students who qualify for free college tuition but don't attend a university because they can't afford the living expenses. To bridge that gap, maddog has been working on a new pilot program designed to help students with computer skills.

  • Decoupled and Secure

    Decoupled application design gets in the way of secure communication, but a little known feature of DNS can provide message security.

  • On the DVD

    FreeBSD 12.2 and GhostBSD

  • Tutorial – Gaming with Godot

    Creating a game requires a wide set of skills to combine graphics, animations, sound, double-clicks, and meticulous coding. The free and open source Godot game engine provides you with all the tools you need to get started.

  • Space Flyby

    You don't need to be a stream processing expert to create useful custom solutions with Apache StreamPipes. We'll use StreamPipes to build a simple app that calculates when the International Space Station will fly overhead.

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