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:
I've covered several scientific packages in this space that generate
nice graphical representations of your data and work, but I've
not gone in the other direction much. So in this article, I cover
a popular image processing package called ImageJ.
Usually I try to write articles that are not aimed at a particular
distribution. Although I may give examples assuming a Debian-based
distribution, whenever possible, I try to make my instructions applicable to
everyone. This is not going to be one of those articles.
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.
"Check Engine Soon"—that little orange light on your car's instrument
panel is possibly one of the more annoying things about modern
automobiles. Ever had it pop on during a trip and wonder whether it was just
something mundane, like your gas cap being loose, or whether it's something
deathly serious and a piston could come shooting out the side of your
engine block at any time?
Every year for our Readers' Choice survey, the venerable tool rsync
gets votes for favorite backup tool. That never surprises us, because
every time I need to copy a group of files and folders, rsync is the
tool I use by default.
Everywhere you turn there are "brain training" games that claim to help you "lower your brain age" or "boost your brain power" and other such marketing hyperbole. Much like saying a certain breakfast cereal is "more satisfying" than other cereals, these claims are basically meaningless.
Networking is one of Linux's strengths and a popular topic for our subscribers. For your weekend reading, we've curated some of Linux Journal's most popular networking articles.
NTPsec: a Secure, Hardened NTP Implementation
by Eric S. Raymond
Boasting as many pages as most technical books, this month’s issue of Linux Journal comes in at a hefty 181—that’s 23 articles exploring topics near and dear to everyone from home automation hobbyists to Free Software advocates to hard-core hackers to high-level systems architects.