Cleaning up the filesystem

Sep 13, 2019

At long last, Debian joins other Unix-like distributions in merging /usr directories.

Tutorial – Mastodon

Build your own Mastodon client

Nov 26, 2019

Creating your own clients to interact with your friends in the Fediverse is easy. A bit of Python and an off-the-shelf module will do the trick.

Follow the Script

DIY photography tools

Aug 29, 2019

DIY tools and shell scripts can make for a smooth photographic workflow on Linux.

Popcorn Cinema

Streaming services on LibreELEC 9.0 with Kodi 18.0

Aug 29, 2019

Thanks to Kodi 18.0, LibreELEC 9.0 now supports the DRM encryption used by many streaming services. However, integrating Netflix, Amazon, and other streaming services does involve some manual work.

Re-evaluating systemd

Debian's General Resolution

Jan 06, 2020

After five years of use, Debian re-examines systemd support via a general resolution.


A New Music Player in Debian 10

Dec 10, 2019

Transitioning from Amarok to Clementine in Debian 10 is relatively painless, thanks to Clementine's straightforward interface and improved features.


Managing your tasks at the command line with TaskBook

Aug 29, 2019

Boost your productivity from the Linux command line with the TaskBook task manager and note board.

Useful and Innovative Free Fonts

Open Source Fonts

Nov 25, 2019

If you are looking for a replacement for a proprietary font, open source fonts offer plenty of options.

Tutorial – Mastodon

Sep 13, 2019

The open and simple Mastodon API makes it easy to create applications to interact with this federated microblogging platform. Here are some of the clients that the community has come up with and how you can use them.

Traffic Rules

Exploring the new nftables firewall tool – a successor to iptables

Aug 01, 2019

The nftables firewall utility offers a simpler and more consistent approach for managing firewalls in Linux.

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