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Painting art on a computer screen

Open source tools and resources provide creative possibilities for any holiday.
Cow on parade.

Want a just-for-fun application to play with? Try cowsay.
Woman sitting in front of her laptop

These playful Linux commands are also surprisingly useful.
A person looking at a phone

The qrcp project offers a way to quickly copy files from your iPhone or Android device to your Linux computer and vice versa.
World locations with red dots with a sun burst background

One of the most fundamental diagnostic tools for networked connectivity is the ping command.
Typewriter keys in multicolor

Mark Text has tools that make it easy to write markdown while at the same time providing a simple interface that just gets out of my way.
Tools in a cloud

Erase data from your hard disk drive with these open source tools.
Tools illustration

You may be surprised to learn that the tools you use every day are open source.
A pink typewriter

Everyone has their favorite markdown editor. Here are a few I have tried.
woman on laptop sitting at the window

Here are some LibreOffice keyboard shortcuts and formatting tips that might save you valuable time.