LliureX 15.05 Screencast and Screenshots

LliureX 15.05 has been released. LliureX is a project of the Council of Culture, Education and Sport at the Municipality of Valencia, Spain. The LliureX distribution is an Edubuntu-based live and installation DVD with support for the Valencian and Spanish languages. It is intended as an operating system for educational institutions in the Valencia region. […]

One Port to Rule Them All!

I was chatting with Fred Richards on IRC the other day (flrichar onfreenode) about sneaking around hotel firewalls. Occasionally, hotels willblock things like the SSH port, hoping people don’t abuse their network.Although I can respect their rationale, blocking an SSH port for a Linux useris like taking a mouse away from a Windows user!

Yet Another Windows Security Fail

For at least a decade, Microsoft has been chanting the mantra, “at Microsoft security is job one,” over and over and over. During this time, they’ve repeated this mantra often enough to convince a lot of people that Windows is much safer than it once was, which I suppose is true since it couldn’t have […]

General Maintenance of Arch Linux Systems

Maintaing an Arch Linux installation is actually extremely simple and straightforward, as long as you keep a few things in mind. The rolling release nature of the distribution means we never have to worry about major version upgrades like other distributions (Ubuntu and Debian to name a few..).

Python and Raspberry Pi in education

We love Python at the Raspberry Pi Foundation—it's our go-to general purpose programming language for most projects and activities. Our home-brewed, Pi-optimized Linux distribution Raspbian (a Debian variant) ships with a number of different languages and educational tools (Scratch, Ruby, Java, C, Wolfram, Mathematica, and, of course, the numerous others available in Linux), but the […]