Back to the Future

What's new in Ubuntu 17.10

Jan 09, 2018

Ubuntu is back to the first letter of the alphabet – and back to the Gnome desktop. But you'll also find lots of new stuff in the latest release.

Too Clever

Smarter with open source

Nov 30, 2017

Making the city of Messina, Italy, smarter with open source and IoT.

In the Can

Record screencasts with Peek on Gnome

Nov 30, 2017

A screencast shows what happens on the desktop. Peek lets you create screencasts in the blink of an eye and export them to popular formats.

Pi FM Radio

Build an FM radio using an RTL-SDR dongle

Nov 30, 2017

Low-cost RTL-SDR dongles can read frequencies between 24 and 1,766MHz. We built a simple FM radio with a Raspberry Pi, a USB dongle based on the RTL2832U chipset, an LCD HAT, and some Python code.

Sure-Fire Success

Developing an AI system with Markov chains

Oct 25, 2017

Markov chains model systems that jump from state to state with predetermined probabilities, but can they help write new columns like this one after learning from previously written articles?

Trusted Computing

Security with the Trusted Platform Module

Nov 30, 2017

The Trusted Platform Module on your computer's motherboard could lead to better security for your Linux system.

Janitorial Services

Convenient system clean-up with Stacer

Nov 30, 2017

Stacer is a handy graphical tool for cleaning up your Linux system.

Master Class

Learning about web security with Web Security Dojo

Oct 25, 2017

Protecting your own websites from attack either costs a lot of money or requires a lot of expertise. Web Security Dojo helps you learn to think like an expert.


Providers that protect against DDoS attacks

Nov 30, 2017

To ward off DDoS attacks, websites and services often seek the protection of Internet giants, such as Amazon, but you have other ways to protect your connectivity.

Horse Power

Developing concurrent programs with Pony

Oct 25, 2017

Pony, an object-oriented programming language with static typecasting, trots down well-mapped paths to deliver secure, high-performance code for concurrent applications.

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