Articles tagged with how-to


Raspberry Pi answers: Are my hamsters lazy or super athletes?

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Tinkerer Michelle Leonhart shares how she tracks her hamsters' activity levels with a Raspberry Pi.Read more

A comprehensive guide to Dolphin, a KDE file manager

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Knowing our heads are swimming, David Both takes us on a deep dive through Dolphin, KDE's default file manager, in this comprehensive tutorial.Read more

5 reasons to use a rendered language for documentation

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Five practical reasons to use a rendered language instead of wikis to publish your open source project documentation.Read more

How to digitize VHS tapes in Linux

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Don Watkins shows us how to convert old VHS tapes into MP4s in Linux with this helpful how-to.Read more

5 reasons wikis rock for documentation

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The best documentation is what actually gets written, so always favor a wiki over no documentation at all.Read more

RTFM? How to write a manual worth reading

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Patience and empathy are the basis of good documentation, much as they are the basis for being a decent person. Here's a how-to for creating better...Read more

Create your own musical light show with Raspberry Pi

Anderson Silva shows us how to use a Raspberry Pi and LightshowPi to create a musical light show.Read more

How to create split screen shots in Kdenlive

To kick off a new series called Multimedia Makers on, Seth Kenlon shows you how to create split screens with Kdenlive. Multimedia...Read more