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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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Google Provides Detailed Analysis of GitHub Attack Traffic

ThreatPost: The high-profile DDoS attack against GitHub that went on for several days last month was the end result of an operation that included several phases and extensive testing and optimization by the attackers

Debian 8.0 Jessie has been released!

There's a new sheriff in town. And her name is Jessie.

Build Your Own Linux Distro

LinuxVoice: Do you have a favourite distro that you’ve spent hours customising?

Btrfs In Linux 4.1 Has Fixes For File-Systems Of 20 Terabytes & Up

Phoronix: It's nearing the end of the Linux 4.1 kernel and Chris Mason has now sent in his pull request of Btrfs file-system updates for this next kernel update.

How to Install ‘atop’ to Monitor Logging Activity of Linux System Processes

tecmint: Atop is a full screen performance monitor that can report the activity of all processes, even the ones that have been completed

Use Geofix to Geotag Photos in digiKam

 scribblesandsnaps: Geofix is a simple Python script that lets you use an Android device to record the geographical coordinates of your current position.

How to encrypt a partition with DM-Crypt LUKS on Linux

 HowToForge: TrueCrypt is no more, and the purpose of this post is to show you straightforward partition encryption with dm-crypt luks.

Open-source IoT kit runs OpenWRT, mimics Arduino Yun

 LinuxGizmos: A "Domino.IO" Kickstarter project offers an Atheros AR9331 module running OpenWRT Linux, plus two tiny baseboards, one of which is Arduino Yun compatible.

Hilarious random startup website generator is pretty damn realistic

 NetworkWorld: A pair of Georgia Tech computer science students have created a Random Startup Website Generator that spits out a different jargon-laden startup website every time you click on the URL.

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The New Trailer For 'Chroma Squad' Is Madness, Check It Out

I'm actually quite excited to give Chroma Squad a go, and this brand new trailer is showing off the gameplay rather well. The game has been in closed…

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Demise Of Nations: Rome Enters Early Access, Free To Play Strategy Game For Linux

I know, I used that terrible free to play term in a title again didn’t I! They are doing it in an odd way too, with only one map playable…

Crypt Of The NecroDancer Exits Early Access, Get With The Beat

Crypt of the NecroDancer was a bloody good idea for a game, and it is executed well. The game has now left Early Access. I’ve spent a total of…

Parcel, A Cyberpunk Puzzler Exits Early Access On Steam For Linux

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