March 2018 Monthly Report

Tips for programmers, Raspberry Pi tutorials, Linux how-tos, best tools, and more hits set new records in March. Read more to see what you might have missed.

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Original photo by Rikki Endsley. CC BY-SA 4.0


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Get the highlights in your inbox every week. brought in 818,805 unique visitors who generated 1,312,509 page views in March, setting a new record for both numbers. We published 97 articles last month and welcomed 26 new authors. More than 68% of our content was contributed by members of the open source community, and our community moderators contributed 23 articles.

Pi, pi, and more pi

In March we celebrated Pi Day with a bunch of Raspberry Pi articles, including:

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Top 10 articles published in March

  1. How to avoid humiliating newcomers: A guide for advanced developers by A. Jesse
  2. Meet the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ by Ben Nuttall
  3. How to reset a Windows password with Linux by Archit Modi
  4. How to create a Bash completion script by Lazarus Lazaridis
  5. 5 open source software tools for supply chain management by Jason Baker
  6. How to manage your workstation configuration with Ansible by Jay LaCroix
  7. Meet Endless OS, a lightweight Linux distro by Don Watkins
  8. How to set up a computer lab for less than $1500 with Raspberry Pi by Stephan Tetzel
  9. 4 command-line note-taking applications for Linux by Scott Nesbitt
  10. Tips for top: Monitoring CPU load on Linux by David Clinton

About the author

Rikki Endsley - Rikki Endsley is the Developer Program managing editor at Red Hat, and a former community architect and editor for In the past, she worked as the community evangelist on the Open Source and Standards (OSAS) team at Red Hat; a freelance tech journalist; community manager for the USENIX Association; associate publisher of Linux Pro Magazine, ADMIN, and Ubuntu User; and as the managing editor of Sys Admin magazine and...