Bounce Around IRC with ZNC

By Katherine Druckman

In my discussion on IRC with “bkidwell” (see the Non-Linux FOSS article
for more on our talk), we were discussing how we connect to IRC. My main
method is to SSH in to my co-located Raspberry Pi in Austria and connect
to a screen session I have running that is constantly connected to IRC
with Irssi. This works really well for me, and I never miss messages
when I’m away. more>>

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Problems with Ubuntu’s Software Center and How Canonical Plans to Fix Them

By James Darvell

Ubuntu has received a lot of
flack from the community for some of its commercial projects.
Placing Amazon ads in Unity’s Dash is a classic example of a poorly
planned move that flies in the teeth of the community’s ethos. A
community built on the concepts of freedom and software that
empowers the user (instead of some commercial concern) would never
take that well.
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Non-Linux FOSS: Flaky Connection? Mosh it!

By Shawn Powers

Most of the work I do on computers is done via the command line. When
I’m off on vacation somewhere, that means shoddy Wi-Fi and cell-phone
tethering. Because cell-phone tethering gets expensive quick (I also have
three teenage daughters with which I share a data plan), I try to use free
Internet whenever I can. The biggest hassle with that method is dealing
with broken SSH sessions. more>>

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