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Curing GUI Phobias

Since some time I’m a happy openSUSE camper, yet often frequenting the main Fedora IRC channel. Truth be told, It was tough to decide between those two distributions as both are extremely solid and bug-free. 450 more words

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AI, Lisp and Why Languages Die

In my exploration of the things arcane and mythical, I stumbled upon a forgotten book by Peter Norvig – Paradigms of Artificial Intelligence Programming: Case Studies in Common Lisp. 671 more words

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Is Kotlin a new Java for Android?

When creating native apps for Android, you will normally use the Java programming language for your logic. The same way as Objective C for iOS, Java was written long before mobile development took place. 488 more words

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Skype for Linux Woes

First and foremost I would like to thank Microsoft and contributors for considering our measly 1+% of desktop coverage and beginning works on the Skype on Linux desktop app. 372 more words

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Fedora 26 - RTL8188EU the Hard Way!

Following my former entry preaching on the greatness of Fedora 26, I decided to share some wisdom regarding USB wireless adapters (aka dongles) with the Realtek RTL8188EU chip. 342 more words

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Fedora 26 Beta - the Killer Distro

Lately, I have been distro-hopping way too much, effectively lowering the output of my Java bytecode. However, that’s over, at least for now. I jumped from Lubuntu to Fedora to openSUSE to Lubuntu again and long story short I ended up with all of my computers (but not my family…) converted to Fedora 26 Beta. 399 more words

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ARMing For the Future

For some time now I’ve been itching to get my hands on a Raspberry Pi single-board computer. Unfortunately, retailers like Saturn and MediaMarkt would shrug my inquiries off with a “we’re expecting them soon”. 492 more words

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