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5 best open source board games to play online
Board games have seen a resurgence in recent years, and Linux has a good range of board games to choose from. There is a credible implementation of Catan called Pioneers. But for my favourite implementations of classic board games to play online, check out the recommendations below.

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ThinFeeder is an open source software that aims to provide a cross-platform, powerful and tiny RSS / Atom (currently RSS 0.9x, RSS 1.0 / RDF, RSS 2.0 and Atom 0.3) aggregator for the desktop. Read more

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  • Alternatives to the Top Utility
    The purpose of this article is to identify alternatives to top that offer more control in managing processes on a running system.
  • Archive Managers
    This type of utility lets users compress, decompress, and archive files and directories. Most archivers also store additional metadata such as user and group permissions, timestamps, and directory structures. Other features often found in archive managers include support for multiple volumes, encryption, Unicode names, password protection, and integration into the shell.
  • Benchmark Tools
    The use of benchmark software enables system testers and users to obtain an objective and independent way of assessing the performance of hardware.
  • Boot Utilities
    To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 6 useful boot utilities. Hopefully, there will be something here to improve the boot time of your machine, and to make the configuration of the boot process easier.
  • Clipboard Managers
    The applications featured in this article fall into the first category; small lean applications that focus on speed and efficiency, cutting down time spent on hunting for snippets of text.
  • Compression Tools
    Data compression is the process of storing data in a format that uses less space than the original representation would use.
  • Dictionary Tools
    Dictionary software is an important tool for writers and students. If you are learning a new language or want to check the meaning of a word or phrase, a good dictionary tool will be very useful.
  • Digital Forensics Tools
    Linux has a good range of digital forensics tools that can process data, perform data analysis of text documents, images, videos, and executable files, present that data to the investigator in a form that helps identify relevant data, and to search the data.
  • Disk Usage Analyzers
    A disk usage analyzer is a utility which helps users to visualize the disk space being used by each folder and files on a hard disk or other storage media. This type of application often generates a graphical chart to help the visualization process.
  • e-book Tools
    Linux is an attractive way of reading e-books on a desktop computer or notebook. Linux has a good range of open source software which helps users to organise their e-book collection, catch up on a novel, or even to create and publish their own e-book.
  • Font Tools
    Font management software lets users browse and preview fonts, to organise them by groups, to activate and deactivate fonts, make comparisons between fonts, find fonts suitable for a specific purpose, as well as generating font samples and font books.
  • Password Managers
    A password manager is a utility which helps users to store and retrieve passwords and other data. Most password managers use a local database to hold the encrypted password data.
  • System Cleaning Tools
    There are a number of open source applications for Linux which help to keep the operating system working like new. To provide an insight into the software that is available, we have compiled a list of 5 of our favourite open source system cleaning tools.
  • Terminal Multiplexers
    To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 5 useful terminal multiplexers.
  • X10 Home Automation Software
    X10 is an open standard for controlling home electrical equipment remotely. It works across home power lines and is extremely low-bandwidth.



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