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How to Write Good Software

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Software must be free as in freedom Good software is Free Software. I will avoid using the term "open source" as it doesn't cover a social side at all, which is equally as important, as the technology itself. You can read more about this from here. Widely accepted tools and languages Good software…

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B1 Free Archiver: a simple solution

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Switching to Linux requires users to abandon their usual set of favourite programs and to employ what is available. In terms of archive utilities the first and most obvious choice is the GNOME desktop environment File Roller. But does a Linux neophyte ready to get into all that stuff at once? Let’s f…

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Red Hat Doubles Down on Containers, Takes a Swipe at CloudFoundry

eWEEK: On the first day of the Red Hat Summit, Linux vendor Red Hat makes some incremental container announcements and belittles its CloudFoundry competitors.

5 reasons to ditch Windows for Linux

Inquirer: Ready to give up on Windows? You're probably not alone

Sony Settles in Linux Battle

LinuxJournal: The PS3 allowed users to install an alternative operating system on their machines—a feature they called Other OS.

Qubes OS 3.2 to Use Xfce4 by Default Because KDE 5 Is Bloated, Unstable and Ugly

 softpedia: After some rigorous tests, Joanna Rutkowska arrived at the conclusion that the KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment on Qubes OS 3.2 is a total disaster

Google "Project Bloks" education kit starts with Raspberry Pi Zero

 hackerboards: Google announced a Project Bloks hacker platform for kids, developed with IDEO and Paulo Blikstein of Stanford University

Why GNOME 3.X Has Been Good for Linux and FOSS

 FOSSforce: If GNOME hadn't irked many users when it redesigned its approach to the desktop with GNOME 3, there would be fewer popular desktop environments for Linux.

Red Hat makes container development easier

ZDnet: Red Hat releases Red Hat Container Development Kit 2.1

How to permanently mount a Windows share on Linux

TechRepublic: If you get tired of having to remount Windows shares when you reboot your Linux box, read about an easy way to make those shares permanently mount.

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