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Curseradio – curses interface for browsing and playing internet radio

Friday 14th of June 2019 06:54:53 AM

Curseradio is a curses interface for browsing and playing an OPML directory of internet radio streams.

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Best Free Books to Learn about Haskell

Wednesday 12th of June 2019 08:09:40 AM

Haskell is a standardized, general-purpose, polymorphically statically typed, lazy, purely functional language, very different from many programming languages. It enables developers to produce software that's clear, concise, and correct.

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Excellent Utilities: mdless – formatted and highlighted view of Markdown files

Monday 10th of June 2019 08:22:03 AM

mdless is a utility that provides a formatted and highlighted view of Markdown files in a console. The software is free and open source.

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StreamTuner2 – internet radio station and video browser

Friday 7th of June 2019 08:46:40 AM

Streamtuner2 is a GUI for browsing internet radio directories, music collections, and video services - grouped by genres or categories. It runs your preferred audio player or streamripper for recording.

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Excellent Utilities: Abricotine – open source Markdown editor

Wednesday 5th of June 2019 06:15:04 AM

Abricotine is an open source, cross-platform Markdown editor built for the desktop with inline preview functionality.

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MapSCII – console based Braille and ASCII map renderer

Monday 3rd of June 2019 08:16:25 AM

MapSCII is a Node.js based Vector Tile to Braille and ASCII renderer for xterm-compatible terminals. It's billed as the whole world in your console.

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Best Free Books to Learn about Awk

Friday 31st of May 2019 09:43:48 AM

Awk is a versatile programming language designed for pattern scanning and processing language and often used as a data extraction and reporting tool. It's an excellent filter and report writer. Learn about Awk with these free books.

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Real Linux Desktop Experience with X410 and WSL?

Wednesday 29th of May 2019 06:42:02 AM

X410 is an X Window server for Windows 10. When you want to use X Window GUI apps on remote servers, simply run X410 and connect to your server via SSH with X11 forwarding. Here's our review of X410 using 'The Windows Subsystem for Linux'.

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15 Best Free Linux Bioinformatics Tools

Monday 27th of May 2019 06:13:45 AM

There is a wide selection of Linux bioinformatics tools that is released under an open source license. This article identifies our favourite tools which are extremely useful for anyone interested in sequence analysis, molecular modelling, molecular dynamics, phylogenetic analysis and more. We hope this feature offers a useful resource for biologists.

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PyRadio – curses based internet radio player

Friday 24th of May 2019 02:09:18 AM

PyRadio is a command line internet radio player written in the Python programming language. Here's my assessment of this open source software.

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8 Best Free Linux Video Converters

Wednesday 22nd of May 2019 07:48:43 AM

Given there are many different video formats available, a free video converter is an extremely useful piece of software. The best video converters make the process simple, and support a wide number of different codecs and formats. Here's our pick of the best video converters.

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Best Free Books to Learn about Lua

Monday 20th of May 2019 08:23:39 AM

Lua is a lightweight, small, compact, and fast programming language designed as an embeddable scripting language. This article recommends free books to help you master programming in Lua. As the range of good free books is fairly limited, I close the article with a few carefully selected tutorials that are genuinely useful.

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Best Free Books to Learn about Scratch

Friday 17th of May 2019 08:08:46 AM

Scratch is a visual programming language developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. I recommend 7 free books that really help young people to master Scratch. These recommended texts are also open source goodness.

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8 Best Free Electronic Design Automation Tools

Wednesday 15th of May 2019 11:37:36 AM

Electronic Design Automation (EDA) is a type of software that enables individuals to design electronic systems. These systems can be printed circuit boards (which mechanically support and electrically connect electronic components using conductive pathways) and integrated circuits (an electronic circuit manufactured by lithography, or the patterned diffusion of trace elements into the surface of a thin substrate of semiconductor material).

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Best Free Books to Learn about Rust

Monday 13th of May 2019 05:43:41 AM

If you had to describe Rust in just three words, they would be fast, safe, and productive. There's memory safety without garbage collection, concurrency without data races, abstraction without overhead, and stability without stagnation.

I recommend 8 books to get you up to speed with the Rust programming language. There's introductory texts, books that dig deeper into the language, as well as other texts that will help you migrate from C++ and Ruby to Rust.

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11 Best Free Linux e-Learning Tools

Friday 10th of May 2019 09:20:52 AM

Linux has a wide range of e-Learning software available. The purpose of this article is to focus on open source software which is both user friendly for students and instructors.

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Radiotray-NG – rustic internet radio player

Wednesday 8th of May 2019 07:28:50 AM

Radiotray-NG is a continuation of the discontinued Radio Tray. It seeks to embrace the same philosophy, fixing some of its flaws, and adding a few new features along the way.

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Excellent Free Books to Learn about Clojure

Monday 6th of May 2019 11:55:10 AM

Clojure is a dynamic functional general purpose programming language that runs on the Java platform. There's lots of good reasons to learn Clojure. It offers a modern take on Lisp. There's an excellent parser library, and a fully featured logic engine. In Clojure, immutability is the default. Once an object or data structure is created, it cannot be changed.

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7 Best Free Linux Educational Music Software

Saturday 4th of May 2019 08:51:20 AM

Music education is a field of study connected with the learning and teaching of music. Music is an essential part of the fabric of our society, and the intrinsic value of music is widely recognized. Human culture uses music to carry forward its ideas and ideals.

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Halo – Weather software written in Python

Friday 3rd of May 2019 11:48:07 AM

Halo lets you view the weather in your town/city and check out the forecast and historic temperature trends. Halo identifies your location based on your IP address. But you can also add other locations.

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More in Tux Machines

Kata Containers Packages are Available officially in openSUSE Tumbleweed

Kata Containers is an open source container runtime that is crafted to seamlessly plug into the containers ecosystem. We are now excited to announce that the Kata Containers packages are finally available in the official openSUSE Tumbleweed repository. It is worthwhile to spend few words explaining why this is a great news, considering the role of Kata Containers (a.k.a. Kata) in fulfilling the need for security in the containers ecosystem, and given its importance for openSUSE and Kubic. Read more

[EndeavourOS] The August release is available.

This ISO contains: Calamares 3.2.11 (the latest version of our installer) Kernel 5.2.8 mesa 19.1.4-1 systemd 242.84-1 xf86-video-nouveau 1.0.16-1 XFCE 4.14 bash-completion broadcom-wl-dkms We also took care of some bug fixes: Autologin is working now (if chosen inside Calamares) Virtualbox detection is working Powersaving/screen-locking issues are resolved Added Leafpad as an option to use the editor as admin (not working with mousepad anymore) A general cleanup Removed light-locker (was causing issues) Read more

Emmabuntus DE2 1.05 Released, Which Reduces ISO Image Size

Emmabuntus Team is pleased to announce the release of the new Emmabuntüs Debian Edition 2 1.05 (32 and 64 bits) on 02nd Aug, 2019. It’s based on Debian 9.9 stretch distribution and featuring the XFCE desktop environment. This is a lightweight distribution, which was designed to run on older computers. This distribution was originally designed to facilitate the reconditioning of computers donated to humanitarian organizations, starting with the Emmaüs communities. Read more

today's leftovers

  • Writing Kubernetes controllers the wrong way is still useful

    When you try to shoehorn an idea, approach, or code into a situation that's not expecting it, you get surprising and fun results. In his Lightning Talk at the 17th annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE 17x), "Writing Kubernetes controllers 'the wrong way' is still useful," sysadmin Chris McEniry shares his experience with an out-of-cluster etcd-controller. Watch Chris' Lightning Talk to learn more about managing etcd controllers and living to tell the tale.

  • VMware's proposed Pivotal acquisition shows Cloud Foundry's strength

    Abby Kearns, executive director of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, reports that in the soon-to-be-released Cloud Foundry end-user survey, "In just two years, broad deployment of Cloud Foundry has nearly doubled. With 45% of our users describing their Cloud Foundry use as 'broad' (compared to 30% in 2018 and 23% in 2017)."

  • Magnetic Lasso for Krita is here

    I won’t say that I am done with Magnetic Lasso now, but the results are a lot better now to be honest. Take a look at one of the tests that I did,

  • [antiX] swapgs mitigations kernels available

    Latest secure kernels available in the repos for 32 and 64 bit architecture (stretch, buster, testing and sid). 5.2.8 (64bit and 32 bit pae and non-pae-486) 4.19.66 (64bit and 32 bit pae and non-pae-486) 4.9.189 (64 bit and 32 bit pae and non-pae-486) Users are strongly advised to upgrade.

  • M5Stack M5StickV is a Tiny AI Camera for Maker Projects