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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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33 Command Line Tools to Monitor Linux Performance

 tecmint: We have compiled the list of Top 33 frequently used command line monitoring tools that might be useful for every Linux/Unix System Administrator.

Funding the Cloud: Top VCs Aim for the Silver Lining

eWEEK: Venture capital execs discuss where they see opportunities in the cloud and container space. They believe investors should take a long-term view, not chase hype.

The Big Nouveau Rework Will Indeed Land For Linux 4.3

Phoronix: A few days ago I wrote about the open-source NVIDIA kernel driver going through a big rework and now that code has been queued up into DRM-Next for Linux 4.3.

Integration process for openSUSE Tumbleweed, Leap explained

Leap is trying to find the balance between how much SLE (SUSE Linux Enterprise) and how much Tumbleweed

Cyanogen Tapped For New Wave of Affordable Smartphones

Linux.com: After many delays, all four major mobile Linux alternatives to Android have finally arrived on smartphones.

Linux 4.2 Released Improving Cryptography Options

LinuxPlanet: After eight release candidates, Linux 4.2 is now available, marking one of the longer development cycles in the last few years.

Intel Pumps OpenStack Up

LinuxInsider: While it's "substantially simpler" to stand up an OpenStack implementation today than it was two to three years ago, it's still far from a turnkey, click-through exercise

How to Defragment Linux Systems

MakeTechEasier: There is a common myth that Linux disks never need defragmentation at all.

Running a Private Docker Registry on EC2

Docker provides an open source registry implementation called “Distribution,” making it simple for anyone to run a private Docker registry

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Road Redemption Could See A Linux Release In The Next Two Weeks

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MadOut Is A Pretty Terrible Combat Racer On Linux

Here I am pointing out another game you should probably avoid on Linux. This time it’s the turn of MadOut, a combat racer that’s just not…

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Attention, Comrades! We Have A Livestream At 5 PM UTC!

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Sol, A Cute And Mod-Friendly Platformer, Goes Even Further With Providing Accessibility Options

The charming little platformer, noteworthy for its advanced accessibility options and its copyleft license, was recently updated. It now features a…

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Solar Shifter EX Looks Like A Pretty Good Bullet Hell Space Shooter

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I Can't Escape: Darkness, A New Horror Game Coming September For Linux

I Can't Escape: Darkness is a pretty interesting looking horror game that has a confirmed Linux release this September. I look forward to giving it a…

Rocket League Officially Coming To Linux/SteamOS, Rocket League & Portal 2 Free With Steam Hardware

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