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The new Python match

Jul 02, 2021

Exploring the new Python match statement, Python's implementation of switch/case.

A Clone on a Mission

New Linux distro for high school education

Apr 28, 2021

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

Tutorial – Obsidian

Markdown-based knowledge base

Apr 28, 2021

Obsidian helps you think and work more effectively by giving you a tool to record, connect, and catalog your ideas and related notes.

AltSearch

An alternative search tool for LibreOffice Writer

Oct 10, 2021

AltSearch offers extended functionality to LibreOffice Write's default find and replace tools, making it the ideal for editing and formatting longer documents.

Data Dog

Working with the JSON data format

Apr 28, 2021

JSON data format is a standard feature of today's Internet – and a common option for mobile and desktop apps – but many users still regard it as something of a mystery. We'll take a close look at JSON format and some of the free tools you can use for reading and manipulating JSON data.

Days of XENIX

Exploring Microsoft's forgotten Unix distribution

Mar 25, 2021

It might seem surprising today, but before Linux arrived on the scene, Microsoft was a leading player in the Unix world. We look at XENIX, Microsoft's lost Unix distro, and show how you can boot up XENIX in a virtual machine.

Writing Workshop

Write screenplays with Kit Scenarist

Apr 28, 2021

Creative writers take note! Kit Scenarist is a free application designed to simplify the process of writing a screenplay.

Push of a Button

Senior citizen-friendly video telephony system with a Raspberry Pi

Mar 25, 2021

A video telephony system with huge user benefits does not have to be complex. This project starts a phone call with just a single button press and switches channels automatically on a TV.

Putting It Together

A new fork of RawTherapee offers tools for photo editing

Mar 25, 2021

RAW converters are the first tool to use in editing photos, and new solutions and programs have the potential to make users' lives easier. How does ART stack up?

Tutorial – Lyrics-in-terminal

Automatically view song lyrics as you listen

Mar 25, 2021

Whether you listen to music on Spotify or a classic audio player like Rhythmbox, Lollypop, or Audacious, a tool named Lyrics-in-terminal will let you read the lyrics for the track you are currently playing.

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