In this week's Top 5, I highlight dropping GPL license usage, sample data for apps with the tool Elizabeth, a tale of a brief career in open source, a muscian's journey from distro to distro, and a quick intro to tmux.
Top 5 articles of the week
Jason Baker shows readers how to manage application windows in the terminal just like you would in a desktop window manager, with tmux.
The author's first encounter with computers was in 1980, then 18 years later he read the largest book he ever owned, Linux Undercover.
In this personal account on one man's Linux journey, follow Jeff's in-direct trajectory of various career choices that led him to a brief career in open source.
This tool is for developers who need sample data for their applications. Learn more about it from D Ruth Bavousett.
Why has GPL license usage dropped dramatically? Jono Bacon proposes the change is due to increased growth in open source in business, and a nervousness around the GPL in the commercial world.
"Free as in puppy" software means there's still a lot of work and expenses that go into its daily care. Learn more about the common ways software costs to sneak in.