Linux Foundation Training

Today, I found out that Linux Foundation published my feedback regarding their certification program. ...

February 8, 2019 · milosz · Opinion

Hand-picked Linux related magazines

Today, I want to share my personal list of hand-picked Linux related magazines, which I am reading every month to keep up with relevant Linux news and best-practice techniques, so I strongly encourage to check out these magazines to benefit from insights of the most experienced journalists in the business. ...

“I love Free Software” – Day

Today is Valentine’s Day and FSFE is celebrating it as an “I love Free Software” – Day so lets share some love with the Free Software community! ...

February 14, 2016 · milosz · Opinion

Where to get Linux games

There is only one place where I search for Linux games – it is GOG.com digital distribution platform, which provides over hundred of native Linux games and even more playable using wine, which enables Linux and other operating systems users to run Windows applications. ...

Looking into the past

Today at home I was browsing old LinuxPlus magazines available on the Polish market [in the past, unfortunately] and found an email I had sent to the redaction. It was published in the LinuxPlus issue 12/2000 – almost fourteen years ago, amazing! ...

October 31, 2014 · milosz · Opinion

Remove DRM from Firefox Petition

I just signed the petition “Mozilla: Remove DRM from Firefox” on change.org. ...

October 5, 2014 · milosz · Opinion

The Hello World Program

Today I stumbled upon the The Hello World Program website and got really amazed by the humor and quality of the published videos and tutorials. ...

Introduction to Linux

Do you want to find out how to perform everyday activities using Linux operating system? Learn about commonly used applications and utilities? Then register to take Introduction to Linux course created by The Linux Foundation. It will take anywhere from 40 to 60 hours to complete the course and accustom yourself to Linux. ...

Open source as solution to our digital dilemmas

Viruses, hackers and governmental espionage have all threatened our sense of computer security and internet well-being. As a result, we’re beginning to question the way that we do things, including software development. Whether designing games or building a security platform, open source is paving the way to finding the solutions to our digital dilemmas. ...

May 4, 2014 · milosz · Opinion

Learn C and build your own programming language

Learning programming may seem like an impossible feat, that being said however, with the right resources and information just about anyone can learn the most essential language that is used today. ...

Hand-picked audio podcasts for Linux users

Although it is getting warmer and warmer, I have found some time to explore Linux related podcasts and hand-picked thirteen interesting podcasts so everyone will find something that pleases their ears and engages mind. ...

What is Linux?

Most people use their computers without much thought as to what it is they are actually interacting with but they are called operating systems… ...

Fresh install of the Debian Wheezy

End of the year is the best time to reinstall operating system and change encryption keys due to couple of additional free days at home so today I will shortly present my setup. ...

Source code wants to be free

Today I released source code for couple of interesting things you can find here on this blog. ...

August 27, 2013 · milosz · Opinion

WordPress to Jekyll migration

Two weeks ago I started to think about website simplification. WordPress is great but I need something more minimal than full blown blog/CMS application. ...

June 16, 2013 · milosz · Opinion

Kolab – Move personal data to the private server

Almost four months ago I mentioned about moving personal data to the private server. Now it is reality as I have already started to move and organize personal data using Kolab groupware server. To check out basic functionality check out my previous blog post because I will only show you additional software I am using. ...

WordPress as a personal scrapbook

Recently I read a blog post Use WordPress as an Evernote replacement and quickly caught the idea that it could finally solve my main problem as I try to store too much loosely related information and wiki based solution didn’t meet my expectations in this particular case. I need to note that I only consider self hosted solution as I do not want to depend on third-party services. ...

March 29, 2013 · milosz · Opinion

Google Transparency Report

If you are using Google services to a large extent as I am then supposedly you will be interested in Google Transparency Report. It is a nice move from Google to publish such report as it provides a lot of interesting insight. ...

March 9, 2013 · milosz · Opinion

“I love Free Software” – Day

Today is Valentine’s Day and FSFE is celebrating it as an “I love Free Software” – Day so lets share some love with the Free Software community! ...

February 14, 2013 · milosz · Opinion

Long term battery capacity graphs

Month ago I wrote an article – Debian – How to monitor battery capacity. Today I will publish long term battery capacity graphs so you could see them for yourself. ...

Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference

Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference by Keir Thomas is a great book for the beginners as it covers a wide range of topics needed for everyday Ubuntu use. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to install or try Ubuntu. ...

The Debian Administrator’s Handbook

If you are searching for a book about Debian then look at The Debian Administrator’s Handbook. It is a great open source project so feel free to check it out and support it at the official The Debian Administrator’s Handbook website. ...

Free icons for web designers under a CC license

Free icons for web designers available under a Creative Commons license can be downloaded from many websites available on the web. I will describe couple of them as this is best place for me to write it down. ...

October 4, 2012 · milosz · Opinion

Dell Inspiron 14z – Shortcut buttons

Dell Inspiron 14z (N411z) has three small shortcut buttons above the keyboard. First button First one with small gears on it can be used out of the box in KDE or GNOME. xev output: KeyPress event, serial 35, synthetic NO, window 0x6000001, root 0xb1, subw 0x0, time 137282557, (-94,112), root:(1047,135), state 0x0, keycode 133 (keysym 0xffeb, Super_L), same_screen YES, XLookupString gives 0 bytes: XmbLookupString gives 0 bytes: XFilterEvent returns: False KeyPress event, serial 35, synthetic NO, window 0x6000001, root 0xb1, subw 0x0, time 137282558, (-94,112), root:(1047,135), state 0x40, keycode 53 (keysym 0x78, x), same_screen YES, XLookupString gives 1 bytes: (78) "...

OSF Data Loss

Check out OSF Data Loss a research project aimed at documenting known and reported data loss incidents world-wide.