Chess in a Few Bytes

By Frazer Kline Linux has a good range of extremely strong chess engines such as Stockfish, Critter, Togo II, Crafty, GNU Chess, and Komodo. The chess engines featured in this article offer no match to a good chess engine, but they show how much can be achieved with a minuscule codebase.

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Overview of Three Chat Clients for KDE: Quassel, KVirc and Konversation

By Craciun Dan Internet Relay Chat has a history of over 25 years and it is still a widely used text-based protocol for chatting. In the Linux world, each distribution and major project has a chatting room, usually on Freenode, and here you can get online help, participate in collaborative projects, or just have a look at the latest discussions regarding the development of some project or application.

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Mini-PC taps RPi Compute Module and supports RPi 2

By Eric Brown Kickstarter is hosting a wireless-savvy “OpenPi” mini-PC based on the RPi Compute Module. If you wait a bit, you can get one with the quad-core Pi 2 module. For almost a year, the Raspberry Pi Compute Module has served the needs of professional embedded vendors looking to ship commercial devices based on the Raspberry Pi SBC. However, this computer-on-module (COM) version of the RPi Model B can be tricky for less experienced hardware developers. On Kickstarter, U.K.-based Wireless Things has successfully funded an “OpenPi” mini-PC based on the module designed primarily for software developers.

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Download ClearOS Community 6.6.0 With YouTube School ID Support

By Marius Nestor ClearOS is a server, gateway, and network platform tailored specifically for small and medium-sized businesses, as well as distributed enterprise environments. According to the release notes, ClearOS Community 6.6.0 brings support for YouTube School IDs, support for ISO-to-USB keys, support for WPAD (Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol), support for QoS (Quality of Service), as well as an updated Intrusion Detection engine.

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