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Tyler Olson, 123RF

Transfers - Sync files between devices with Syncthing

02/23/2016

The open source software Syncthing synchronizes files among a wide variety of devices. It accomplishes this task with significantly more flexibility than popular online services such as Dropbox.

Tatiana Popova, 123RF

Remote Control - Managing servers with built-in tools

02/23/2016

Managing multiple computers can often be accomplished just by using SSH, etc. You don't necessarily need to have a big, complex solution like Puppet or Cfengine.

Darya Petrenko, 123RF.com

Bunsen Burner - BunsenLabs Hydrogen – CrunchBang's lightweight successor

02/23/2016

BunsenLabs Linux is a community continuation of CrunchBang. Like its predecessor, BunsenLabs is based on the stable version of Debian, in this case, Debian Jessie. It is also appealing thanks to its radically modified Openbox window manager.

Brian Jackson, 123RF

Diagnostics - Dstat helps you figure out why your computer is running slow

02/23/2016

Dstat helps identify bottlenecks that hide in the complex interplay of CPU, hard drive and network. Thanks to an extensive number of parameters, the program is also suitable for monitoring a server.


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Sergey Jarochkin, 123RF

Block & Slice - Using OpenSCAD to model 3D structures

02/23/2016

The program OpenSCAD makes it possible to construct 3D objects via just a few commands. STL Exporter makes the software interesting for users who have a 3D printer.

Alice Day, 123RF

Print in Progress - Scribus 1.5 is becoming the best open source DTP program

02/23/2016

The open source DTP software Scribus is back on the stage with a much improved import capability for file formats and many more functions for use in the professional realm. The beta version discussed here promises good things for the future.

Iurii Kovalenko, 123RF.com

Lift Off! - Scripting around your Launchpad project

02/23/2016

Launchpad is a great way to get bleeding-edge and niche software for your Ubuntu, but it also provides a complete API, which allows you to write scripts to automate your access. We look into the Python 3 bindings for the Launchpad API.

Installation Party - Installing Ubuntu 15.10

02/23/2016

Ubuntu 15.10 offers nearly no changes to the installation process. But, just in case you are new to Ubuntu, we'll walk you through upgrading or installing the latest release.

Ljupco Smokovski, 123RF

Two Hearts - MX Linux combines the strengths of AntiX and Mepis

02/23/2016

MX Linux is blooming largely in secret. This distribution is best suited for older hardware, but it is also accommodating to those who want many administration tools and scripts.

Paul Cowan, 123RF.com

Pretty similar - Find binary-like files with ssdeep

02/23/2016

Normal checksums are used to identify "identical" files. The ssdeep tool is used for finding files that are similar in terms of content.

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Cover Theme: Alternatives: Discover the Worlds Beyond Ubuntu

DVD/CD: Linux Mint 17.3 + Kubuntu 15.10

Alternatives: Believe it or not, Ubuntu is not the be-all and endall of Linux distributions. You may think having hundreds, maybe thousands of distros, is overkill, but when someone, often a gro...

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