Stew's September 2017 Bookmarks

09/2017 Linux Links

Windows vs Ubuntu: A Look Before You Switch - Datamation
If you're considering switching from Windows to Ubuntu, here are some factors to consider as you explore the Linux operating system.
How To Use AppImage in Linux [Complete Guide]
Here's the complete guide about using AppImage in Linux.
Display Linux Distribution Logo in ASCII Art in Terminal
Display logo of your Linux distribution in ASCII art in the Linux terminal.
Neofetch - Shows Linux System Information With ASCII Distribution Logo | 2daygeek
Q4OS - desktop operating system
An Everyday Linux User Review Of Q4OS 1.8 « Everyday Linux User
Trinity Desktop Environment
How to Run Android Apps on Ubuntu Linux with Anbox - Make Tech Easier
Anbox is a new experimental project that lets you run Android applications on Linux. Install the latest version and experiment on Ubuntu.
How to Use APT and Say Goodbye to APT-GET in Debian and Ubuntu
Must Have Linux Mint Software - Datamation
MythTV in Detail
Detailed description and screenshots of MythTV

09/2017 Tinkerer Links

How to give your Raspberry Pi 'state-of-the art computer vision' using Intel's Neural Compute Stick - TechRepublic
The Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick promises to boost the rate at which the Pi can carry out vision-related tasks like facial and object recognition.
5 Raspberry Pi Competitors You Need to Know About
The Raspberry Pi is no longer the only board in town. We cover some of our favourite competitors, and why you might want to buy one.
Full Windows 10 on a Raspberry Pi thin client: Here's how it compares with a desktop - TechRepublic
One of the more recent uses for the best-selling board is perhaps the most unlikely yet: acting as a full Windows desktop for business.
Raspberry Slideshow 9.0 has been released – Binary Emotions Blog
Sold out Raspberry Pi kit for building Google AI assistant goes back on sale - TechRepublic
The AIY Voice Kit, which transforms the Pi 3 into a Google Assistant and was made available with the MagPi magazine in May, is now available to pre-order in the US.

09/2017 Chrome Links

Google pays Apple $3 billion to be the default search engine on the iPhone – BGR
As the Android vs iPhone rivalry began to intensify a few years ago, Apple pulled a power move and quickly removed Google apps like YouTube and Google Maps from the iOS homescreen, the most valuable piece of screen real estate in mobile.
How to Turn an Android Tablet Into a Desktop Notification Center
Android tablets seem to be slumping hard: sales are down and developers aren’t interested in supporting them with specific apps…not even Google. But with slumping interest comes depressed secondhand market sales, so tablets are also hard to get rid of. There are a lot of things you can do with a tablet you’re not using, but my favorite use is sticking it on an elaborate PC desktop and using it as a dedicated widget pad and notification center. Here’s how you go about it.
Google Chrome Vs. Chromium - LinuxAndUbuntu - Linux News | Apps Reviews | Linux Tutorials HowTo
5 Gmail Annoyances You Really Hate (and How to Fix Them)
Greetings from Captain! - sbottorf@gmail.com - Gmail
These are the Chromebooks that can run Android apps from Google Play | Android Central
How do I dual boot a chromebook on the internal drive? – Fascinating Captain
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09/2017 FOSS Links

People Should Really Be Thankful For Free Software Developers – FOSS Post
Free and Open Source Skype Alternative Ring 1.0 Released!
Don't want big brother snooping on your conversation? Try Ring, a secure FOSS alternative to Skype.
4 lightweight email alternatives to Thunderbird | Opensource.com
Looking for a light and fast email app for your Linux desktop? Try these open source alternatives to Mozilla's venerable client.
WannaCry researcher arrested by FBI for his role in Kronos malware campaign - The Verge
Wanted: GNU Project Maintainers | FOSS Force
Would you like to contribute your coding skills in the service of a GNU project? Here's a partial list of some projects that are looking for a little help.
Screen Savers Haven’t Been Useful For Decades. Why Are They Still Here?
I was walking through the dorms in 2003 when I saw it: a desk with three computer monitors, all with a Matrix screen saver scrolling green text. It’s laughable in retrospect, but I thought it was just the coolest. Don’t lie, you would have too.
Inside Mozilla: Firefox fights back
Inside Mozilla, CEO Chris Beard and his team are preparing to outmaneuver Google’s Chrome browser. The battle begins in November, with their release of Firefox 57.
Wreckage From USS Indianapolis Located In Philippine Sea | Paul Allen
Prepare For Firefox +57 With These 10 Web Extensions – FOSS Post