Not Spoiled for Choice

Create a select menu with smenu

Oct 25, 2017

The smenu tool reduces the effort of creating shell menus to one line, with numerous options for a wide range of design alternatives.

Changes at OpenStack

How the OpenStack community is shaping the new Pike release

Oct 25, 2017

The quintessential open source cloud platform unveils a new development model with its latest release.

Wide Reach

A Rasp Pi wireless access point

Oct 25, 2017

Set up a wireless access point with a Raspberry Pi 3, Ubuntu Core, and snaps.

New Planet

Devuan – Debian without systemd

Oct 06, 2017

In 2014, the Debian project decided to replace the old init system with systemd, but a small group of developers resisted, forking Debian to start the systemd-free Devuan. We decided to take a look at Devuan 1.0.0, the first stable release.

Rescue Mission

Tools for reconstructing deleted data

Oct 06, 2017

One false click can quickly delete important data, or even an entire partition. If a backup tool is missing, only a rescue specialist can help.

Tutorials – moreutils

Expand Your Command Line

Oct 06, 2017

Upgrade your Bash sessions with extra features and power.

What’s Taking Wayland So Long?

Waiting for Wayland

Oct 17, 2017

What do we do now? 
Yes, but while waiting. 
What about hanging ourselves? 

– Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot


Well Packed

Android in an LXC container

Oct 06, 2017

Need Android apps in a separate window on the Linux desktop? Anbox is the answer. Unlike common Android emulators, the software relies on LXC containers and kernel namespaces. We tested the pre-alpha version.

Little Friend

Exploring the extra tiny KolibriOS

Oct 06, 2017

KolibriOS, written in assembler, is especially suited to very old hardware – it even fits on a floppy disk.

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