In a recent episode of our weekly Raspberry Pi podcast, The PiCast, we had the honor of featuring developer and Artist Geeky Faye Art who’s been hard at work creating a huge BMO figure, a character from the show Adventure Time, with a Raspberry Pi inside. According to Geeky Faye Art, the goal of this project is to create a figure that looks like BMO, talks like BMO, and runs OctoPrint, an open-source system developed just for the Raspberry Pi to help manage and control 3D printers.
Mouse auto clickers are incredibly useful in scenarios that require you to repeat mouse movements and clicks. XClicker is an open source, easy to use, feature-rich, blazing fast auto clicker for Linux desktops using x11. It generates mouse clicks automatically at preset intervals, and it doesn’t cost any money.
Every year, Google organizes a program called Summer of Code (GSoC). Students worldwide can write open source code under an open source mentoring organization and get paid to do so! You get to work on cool open source projects, network with talented engineers, and get paid during the summer break. How cool is that!?
The upcoming KDE Plasma 5.24 desktop environment will introduce support for fingerprint readers to allow users to authenticate in to their Plasma sessions faster, easier, and more secure.
Windows giant has a funny way of 'loving' Free software. Microsoft has enraged the open-source .NET community by removing functionality from open-source .NET to bolster the appeal of Visual Studio, not least against its cross-platform cousin Visual Studio Code.…
Learn how to block any IP address on Nginx easily via three steps.
Canonical is still developing a new desktop installer for future Ubuntu releases, written in Google’s Flutter SDK, and they want your feedback on their latest work.
BrainChip, the neuromorphic AI specialist, has announced on Twitter that it is now taking orders for two new development kits for its Akida advanced neural networking processor, as spotted by CNX Software. One of the development kits comes with a Raspberry Pi 4, and the other, which is twice the price, comes with a barebones X86 mini PC.
DXVK Native is the fork of the original translation layer DXVK, the part of Proton that translates Direct 3D 9 / 10 / 11 to Vulkan but this is meant for Linux native builds and a new release is out now. Developed by Joshua Ashton who has been involved in DXVK, VKD3D-Proton, updating a few Valve games and more. Be sure to check out our previous interview!
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Fedora 35 on a PC with complete steps, screenshots from creating a USB bootable drive to installing and first time set up.
Learning how to use a terminal-based text editor like Vim can be hard. But you don't have to go through with all that trouble, not with Vimtutor.
Papercraft is more then a simple hobby. It is the basis for rapid prototyping, package design and many other creative works. Find out how to make Papercraft with Inkscape.
I have a confession to make. This may be an unpopular opinion. I actually enjoy reading documents on a piece of paper as opposed to digitally. When I want to try a new recipe, I print it out to follow it so I don't have to continually swipe my mobile device to keep up with the steps. I store all my favorite recipes in sheet protectors in a binder. I also like to print out coloring pages or activity sheets for my kids. There are a ton of options online or we create our own!
MX Linux has gained a lot of traction in the last few years. Now the brand new release of MX Linux 21 codenamed “Wildflower“ has hit the download mirrors. Let’s check out what’s new!
ONLYOFFICE desktop app is an open-source office suite pack that comprises editors for text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors on your Linux Mint.
If you plan to install the Latte Dock on your KDE desktop, you'll get much better results if you install from source code. Here's how to do that.
Czkawka is an app that finds duplicate files, big files, empty files, similar images, and much more. Czkawka is free and open source software.
Redis (short for Remote Dictionary Server), is an open-source in-memory data structure store. It’s used as a flexible, highly available key-value database that maintains a high level of performance.
Here, in this post we give you 10 things to do after installing Ubuntu 21.10, to make your life easier and get you started using the shiny new Ubuntu.
InfoWorld’s 2021 Bossie Awards recognize the year’s best open source software for software development, devops, data analytics, and machine learning.
Apache Cassandra is a free, open-source and distributed database management system. It is capable to handle large amounts of data across many servers and provides high availability with no single point of failure.
An effort going on for a while at Canonical has been to develop a new desktop installer for Ubuntu. With the recent Ubuntu 21.10 release they are still using their classic Ubiquity installer by default but have published a new preview build of Ubuntu 21.10 with their new desktop installer option. Here is a look at Ubuntu's forthcoming new installer.
One of the major choices that many Linux users face when choosing a Linux distribution is its stability, or how much the software changes. Some distros favor stable, tried-and-true software while others will include newer software that may not be as reliable, also known as "bleeding-edge," a play on "cutting-edge." So, which one should you choose? Let's find out.
The GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) is a compiler software package with a collection of compilers for several languages. GCC supports various programming languages, including C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Java and Ada.
The MX Linux team proudly announced today the release and general availability of MX Linux 21, a major release of their Debian-based, systemd-free and lightweight GNU/Linux distribution.
GIMP 2.99.8, a development version with many new features, has been released, but 3.0 is taking its time due to system changes that break things. The GNU Image Manipulation Program is a full-featured bitmap image editor with a long history, the first public release being January 1996. Version 1.0 came in June 1998.
MX Linux 21 code named “Wildflower” is released. We wrap up the release and give you the download and upgrade information.
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