Popular programming languages, Audiophile Linux distro, GNU, Bash, Raspberry PI, DevOps, GIMP, and more

Popular programming languages, Audiophile Linux distro, GNU, Bash, Raspberry PI, DevOps, GIMP, and more

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Top 10 (September 24-30)

Here are our most popular Opensource.com articles from the past week:

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Machines speak one language, but us humans, speak many different programming languages.

This lightweight open source audio OS offers a rich feature set and high-quality digital sound.
GNU herd in dessert

Which GNU tool is your favorite? Here are five great responses.
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Get more efficient by using condensed versions of long Bash commands.
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Swap space is a common aspect of computing today, regardless of operating system. Linux uses swap...

Relive the golden age of gaming with these open source platforms for Raspberry Pi.

The use of containers supports the three pillars of DevOps practices: flow, feedback, and continual...
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Logreduce saves debugging time by picking out anomalies from mountains of log data.

GIMP is a fantastic artist's tool for editing digital images, especially with the bevy of...
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Find performance issues quickly with these tools, which provide a graphical view of what's...

About the author

Rikki Endsley - Rikki Endsley is a community architect and editor for Opensource.com. 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 UnixReview.com. Follow her on Twitter at: @rikkiends.