If I'm being completely honest, I think the game-ification of a daily task
list is a dumb idea. I also love it, and can't stress enough how well
it works. Habitica might just be the way I get things done from now on.
Okay, this program is free (beer), but not Free (speech). I wouldn't
normally include a freeware application in a "Non-Linux
because quite frankly, it isn't FOSS. But, I decided to break the
rules a bit here because I realized how often I use a freeware program when
I'm on OS X that I couldn't imagine doing without.
Linux gamers all over the world will be happy to hear that a new version
of SuperTuxKart is available. This should strike a nostalgic chord to people
who have used desktop Linux to play games during the past ten years.
Year by year, plain-old HTML 5 websites are becoming fancier, and right
now, the home entertainment world is buzzing about VR and 3D. But most
sites are missing the boat; they have no 3D content. Well, that's
about to change.
At some point, you probably have installed or configured a piece of
software on a server or desktop PC. Since you read Linux
probably done a lot of this, as well as developed a range of glue shell
scripts, Perl snippets and cron jobs.
In past articles, I've covered different ways to
understand, analyze and improve the performance of your web
applications. I've shown that between your network connections, server
hardware, database design and HTTP server configuration, you can
change and improve the performance of your web application—well, sort
Peppermint 7 launched a few days ago. Peppermint is a lightweight
Ubuntu-based Linux distribution with an emphasis on speed and simplicity.
Although the name is similar to Linux Mint, the projects aren't
directly related. more>>
When it comes to security, everyone knows you shouldn't run executable
files from an untrustworthy source. Back in the late 1990s, when web
users were a little more naive, it was quite common to receive infected
email messages with fake attachments.
When Sony released its PlayStation 3 console in 2006, most fans were
excited by the enhanced graphics and processing power, but a
small (yet significant) group of buyers was excited about an entirely
different feature. more>>