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Atom, GitHub's Official Editor, Releases First Stable Version 1.0

Windows/Mac/Linux: Atom, GitHub’s free text editor, has been toiling away in beta builds for a while now. Today, it’s officially available as a stable version.


Build Your Own Linux-Powered TV Dongle

There are lots of ways to get Linux onto your TV. Node shows off how to build your own Linux-powered dongle that you can take with you anywhere.


The Midsummer Night's Desktop

Linux: This beautiful Arch Linux desktop takes us down to the beach. Our friend dobbie03 submitted it, and here’s how he made it.


The Raspberry Pi Finder Easily Locates Your Pi's IP Address

Windows/Mac/Linux: If you’re running your Raspberry Pi in headless mode and you’re not using a static IP address, it’s a pain to find out the IP address. Adafruit has produced a simple little utility that makes the process as easy as a click of the mouse.


The Flat N' Fuzzy Desktop

Reader Royale with Cheese loves flat desktops, and so do we. This time around his desktop pays homage to the legendary fuzz pedal, the Big Muff. It’s a simple, flat look that says a lot if you know what to look for. Here’s how it’s all set up.


Xtra-PC Helps Non-Technical People Install Linux On An Old PC

If you still have an old PC, you’re in luck. A new Linux distribution based on Lubuntu will give any old PC a new lease on life, designed for non-technical users and optimised for popular web sites.


Convert A USB Charger Into A Linux Computer

Need a truly portable Linux computer? Over on NODE, Chris Robinson shows how build a Linux-powered computer inside a USB charger for ultimate portability.


Leave uTorrent Behind And Try These Other Torrent Clients

uTorrent has napalmed the last of its bridges, first by bundling adware with its installer and now, allegedly, a Bitcoin miner. If you’re ready to ditch uTorrent, there are plenty of alternatives available.


Linus Torvalds: Write Linux Kernel Code, 'Get Hired Really Quickly'

It’s a brave endeavour to dive into the source code for any project you didn’t program yourself, another entirely when that project happens to be the guts of Linux. Considering the impact the open source operating system has had on the IT world, having some familiarity with its internals is going to take you places — a sentiment Linux creator Linus Torvalds agrees with.


Azure Adds Linux Version Of HDInsight

Azure has offered a Windows-based version of the HDInsight Hadoop implementation since late 2013. Now you have the option of running HDInsight in a Linux implementation on Azure as well.