WordGrinder: Distraction-Free Writing From the Command Line

WordGrinder not MS Word

WordGrinder is an old fashioned command line program that doesn’t try to do a lot of things. Its purpose is to get the job done, and stay out of the user’s way while doing it. […]

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Charlie Reisinger’s ‘The Open Schoolhouse’

The Screening Room

Charlie Reisinger is the IT Director of the Penn Manor School District, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He recently finished writing a spellbinding book describing how his school district decided to adopt open […]

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A Nonreview of Linux Mint Xfce 18 ‘Sarah’

screenshot Linux Mint 18 "Sarah"

With Linux Mint Xfce 18.1 “Serena” due to be released any day now, we decided it was too late for a full review of Mint Xfce 18.0 “Sarah,” and opted instead for this down-and-dirty “nonreview.” […]

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Manjaro Linux: Should You Trust Love at First Sight?

Manjaro Linux

If first impressions can be trusted, Manjaro Linux would seem to be a Linux lover’s dream. But how much can you really tell about a distro on a short test drive?

Distro of the […]

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Five Favorite Linux Distros

Tux Linux distros

Like everybody, we love “five best” lists. Trouble is, how can we come up with a five best list of anything when we haven’t even begun to look at them all? What we can do […]

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