Growing Young FOSS Programmers With Help of Scratch and Al Sweigart

Scratch Cat

If your young child is showing an interest in learning computers, an introduction to Scratch and these instructional videos by Al Sweigart might be in order.

The Screening Room

Take Linux From Zero to Boot in Less Than a Second

Booting Linux

Some of us here at FOSS Force don’t mind waiting for a computer to boot. It reminds us of the old days when, after turning on the TV, radio or record player, we had to […]

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Eight Things to Do After Installing Linux Mint Xfce 18.x

Linux Mint Xfce

After you get Linux up and running on your computer, there are still a few things left to do. Here’s a short list that newcomers might find helpful.

Linux for Newcomers

Those who […]

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Dear CIO: Linux Mint Encourages Users to Keep System Up-to-Date

Linux Mint 18.0 Update Manager

Regardless of what you may have read elsewhere, the Linux Mint team takes security very seriously and wants you to keep your system up-to-date.

Swapnil Bhartiya gets it wrong.

Let me start by […]

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Monetizing Freemium Apps on Google Play

freemium Google Play apps

There are three basic models for monetizing digital goods on Google Play — freemium, paid apps and advertising supported using Google’s AdMob service.

The Video Screening Room

In this video from a session […]

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