• FOSSPicks

    This month Graham looks at MScSim, Ticker, vizex, and more!

  • Programming Snapshot – Go Context

    When functions generate legions of goroutines to do subtasks, the main program needs to keep track and retain control of ongoing activity. To do this, Mike Schilli recommends using a Context construct.

  • Smart Sort

    If you wanted to assign a flavor to the Quicksort algorithm, it would be sweet and sour. Sweet, because it is very elegant; sour, because typical implementations sometimes leave more questions than they answer.

  • Clock Speed

    In Linux, the governor controls the CPU clock speed and power management. A tool called auto-cpufreq switches governors automatically to optimize battery runtime and computing power.

News and Articles

  • Charly's Column – Zint

    Doing a hardware inventory in a data center is anything but a piece of cake. In order to quickly assign devices to the appropriate database entry, Charly provides each newly acquired system with a QR code sticker with the help of Zint.

  • Command Line – Installersn

    With an increasing number of software installation methods, testing cutting-edge applications may require learning about the installer first.

  • A Clone on a Mission

    EdUBudgie Linux is an Ubuntu clone created by a teacher and aimed directly at the education market.

  • Zack's Kernel News

    Chronicler Zack Brown reports on: “Welcoming" a New Kernel Developer; and An Ancient Feature Goes Belly Up. 

  • Distro Walk – Knoppix

    Knoppix, a portable operating system and rescue disk, continues to evolve.

  • On the DVD

    Knoppix 9.1 and Zorin OS 15.3 Core

  • Secret Delivery

    TLS encryption is wonderful if it is running over a reliable transport protocol like TCP; but if your needs call for the less reliable UDP transport, you'd better start learning about DTLS.

  • Delivery Service

    Linux package managers work too slowly. The experimental distri research project investigates ways to speed up package management.

  • A Blast from the Past

    If you are into retrogaming, dgamelaunch lets you set up a server to play Roguelike games and compete with friends, all while preserving a piece of gaming history.

  • The Three Rs

    Reading, writing, and arithmetic with the Raspberry Pi in ARM64 assembly language.

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