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Why Do We Do It?

Why does a painter paint? Why does carpenter build? Why does a chef cook? Why does an electronic engineer design, and why does a software programmer code? Speaking from my personal experiences, I'm going to answer those questions with this: to create something out of nothing. There is an art to conceiving an idea and, when using the right tools, bringing it to fruition. more>>

Best Domain Registrar

This week's category is domain registrars—see who wins!

Here's the breakdown of the top three (there were too many nominated to list here): more>>

Ansible, Part IV: Putting It All Together

Roles are the most complicated and yet simplest aspect of Ansible to learn. more>>

What's New in Qubes 4

Considering making the move to Qubes 4? This article describes a few of the big changes.

In my recent article "The Refactor Factor", I talked about the new incarnation of Linux Journal in the context of a big software project doing a refactor: more>>

Cryptocurrency and the IRS

One for you, one for me, and 0.15366BTC for Uncle Sam. more>>

Qubes Desktop Tips

Learn a few tips for getting the most out of your Qubes desktop. more>>

Best Editor

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Facebook Live Magic Button

Facebook Live is simple to broadcast from a mobile device. Simply click"go live", and you're broadcasting on your timeline. Unfortunately, if you want to use a desktop computer with a webcam or remote IP camera, the process is a little more complicated. more>>

Non-Linux FOSS: Tales of Maj'Eyal

I love gaming, but I have two main problems with being a gamer. First, I'm terrible at video games. Really. Second, I don't have the time to invest in order to increase my skills. So for me, a game that is easy to get started with while also providing an extensive gaming experience is key. It's also fairly rare. more>>

Ubuntu Linux and Bash as a Windows Program!

An Ubuntu Bash shell as a Windows app? Fantastic! Here's how to proceed. more>>

Taking Python to the Next Level

A brief intro to simulating quantum systems with QuTiP. more>>

Net Neutrality, NSF and Mozilla's WINS Challenge Winners, openSUSE Updates and More

News briefs for February 22, 2018.

Net Neutrality rules will officially die April 23. You can read the full order here. A new fight is about to begin. more>>

Shorter Commands

Discover some short replacements for some of your favorite command-line commands. more>>