Several things are happening at this end-of-the-year Linux SIG, See you Monday December 15th at 7pm at the TBCS clubhouse.
- Averill Lochabay will be presenting.
- I’ll planning to demo LinuxMint17.1 this time using the Mate edition.
December combined FOSS and Linux Links:
(a very long list)
- If you’ve thought of buying a Mac Pro, you may want to reconsider.
- Which tool should you use to manage data? Access and Excel both feature data filtering, collation and querying. We’ll show you which one is best suited for your needs.
- Creating a smart home might sound like a huge undertaking, and it can be difficult to know where to start. But it’s not as hard as you might think!
- Your smartphone has tons of features, and that’s a great thing. Sometimes, you just need a basic phone to keep around for emergencies. Let’s look at why.
- It’s been years since I use Windows OS. However, many users are still using Windows for various purpose especially for gaming. If you’re one of them, then
- You can buy a Raspberry Pi Model A+ right now. It costs around $20/£15, it’s just 56mm long, 12mm thick and uses up to 45% less power than a Model B+…
- The $269 iBox Nano, billed as the “world’s smallest, cheapest 3D resin printer,” offers WiFi and 328 Micron resolution, and runs Linux on a Raspberry Pi.
- The OSes the Raspberry Pi can run will amaze you!
- Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer may have hated Linux, but new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says Microsoft loves Linux. What changed Microsoft’s mind?
- In a world that’s been dominated for far too long by the Systemd Inferno, Linux fans will have to be forgiven if they seize perhaps a bit too gleefully upon the scraps of cheerful news that come along on any given day. Of course, for cheerful news, there’s never any better place to look than the Reglue effort, run by longtime Linux advocate and all-around-hero-for-kids Ken Starks.
- Microsoft is finally getting real about open-source software.
- In many cases, using a rolling release Linux distro requires more work for the user.
- Linux didn’t appear out of thin air; before the creation of Linux, and before the rise of Windows, the computing world was dominated by Unix. What exactly is the difference between Linux and Unix?
- Microsoft just released a significant part of its code under a permissive open source license. This move breaks with years of tradition. But why and what does it mean for you?
- For the very best in wireless broadband technology for GNU/Linux, look no further than a DD-WRT wifi router. This Wireless-N Broadband Router is easy to set up and comes preloaded with the free DD-WRT firmware.
- The Raspberry Pi is a surprisingly capable little computer. In the past, we’ve show you how to make a Raspberry Pi home theatre with Rasbmc. Since we publi
- Google's new Material Design approach proved to be a real success and now Linux developers are looking to make a new distribution that is capable of adhering to those guidelines, which is actually something new in the ecosystem.
- If you’re using Ubuntu MATE 14.04 or 14.10, here’s a quick guide for how to enable Compiz. The article includes instructions for reverting the changes in case something goes wrong.
- Introduction Disk full is one of the big trouble for us. No matter how we’re careful, sometimes we might copy the same file to multiple locations, or downl
- Introduction For those who don’t know, MultiSystem is a small, Open Source freeware to create a multiboot usb drives from Linux systems. Using this utility
- Microsoft Access is a complex database tool with a steep learning curve. If you’re searching for more intuitive and free alternatives with comparable features, we’ve got you covered!
- Pear OS Linux was a very successful Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that wanted to provide an experience similar to Mac OS X. That operating system is gone now, but Pearl Linux wants to replace it.
- Getting Linux Mint to work is simple.
- It’s a bad time to be a Verizon customer.
- According to a new report from The Linux Foundation, Linux is leading Windows on both the cloud and in enterprise application deployments.